Maintenance Team Lead

Hiring By - Biostaffic



Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details

At Univercells, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: biologics for all!

At Quantoom Biosciences, Univercells’ latest affiliate, we are on a mission to remove the barriers to making mRNA-based vaccines and therapeutics, at every stage from sequence up to mass production. We give our partners greater access to drug development and production autonomy through technical and business model innovation.

You will join an interdisciplinary team of passionate scientists, engineers, clinicians and corporate profiles committed to solving some of the biggest DNA and RNA production challenges facing vaccines and therapeutics. Quantoom Biosciences has two facilities; the headquarters are based in Nivelles (Belgium), and the France Research Center focusing on offering an end-to-end DNA production platform based in Evry (France).

Every person will have the opportunity to contribute to our mission and be impactful. Apply and be part of this great adventure! “

As Maintenance team Lead, you will lead the Maintenance and Lab Support teams of Quantoom Biosciences. You will manage the maintenance of Facilities and Equipment, and lead the lab management activities that are key to ensure the efficient running of development teams activities.


Facilities and equipment maintenance management

  • Ensure, perform and document maintenance and/or qualification activities.
  • Troubleshoot and investigate technical failures and/or alarms on equipment equipment.
  • Manage and coordinate the Maintenance activities in close collaboration with the Maintenance Manager.
  • Setup, optimize and implement maintenance and validation plans of all equipment (laboratory and facilities) and installations.
  • Carry out and manage equipment safety studies.
  • Perform audits to identify the risks of malfunctions and propose technical solutions.
  • Collaborate with all department to identify needs, define and implement maintenance action.
  • Propose and participate to continuous improvement projects.
  • Carry out systematic GEMBA and perform technical rounds to monitor and inspect equipment and facilities
  • Ensure business continuity by maintaining and improving the reliability and availability of technical installations.
  • Collaborate with all departments during investigations following incidents, improvement projects.
  • Define and implement corrective actions linked to incidents, audits, etc.
  • Draft and revise procedures.
  • Periodically on duty

Quality, safety and continuous improvement

  • Correct use and tracking of quality system within the field of activities (procedures/checklist/working instructions, etc.)
  • Adherence to standard operating procedures in all the operational tasks executed.
  • Identification and reporting of deviations from standard operating procedures and of unexpected events through initiation of related investigations.
  • Support of corrective and preventive actions related to deviations and unexpected events.
  • Contribution to general lab activities (housekeeping and maintenance)
  • Generation of process quality documentation (procedures, work instructions, templates, etc.)
  • Contribute to the implementation of all required good practices Nivelles facilities.
  • Train colleagues on equipment, use, procedures, practices and share knowledge and practical/professional experience.


  • Driven by action and continuous improvement.
  • Bachelor in electromechanics/methods/mechanics or equivalent by experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in maintenance, reliability or engineering in a pharmaceutical, food or chemical environment.
  • Passionate person with very good technical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Quality and Customer minded, very well organized and able to prioritize.
  • Demonstrated planning, and communication skills required.
  • Resistance to stress and flexibility (adaptability to a changing and multi-tasked environment).
  • Enthusiasm and agility to work on a variety of projects and to learn more every day.
  • Capability to work in a cross-functional and multi-cultural team.
  • Fluent in French and English.


We offer a permanent contract (CDI), a competitive salary package including interesting compensations and benefits, and ad-hoc training to develop hard and soft skills, and the possibility of evolution in an international, dynamic, and fast-growing company.

Is this function of Maintenance Team Lead appealing to you? Do you want to work in a great and motivated team? Let’s meet! Apply!.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Belgium


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview
Quantoom Biosciences
Quantoom Biosciences

Current Openings: 0

Quantoom Biosciences is reinventing mRNA production by developing an RNA Platform (Nfinity™) that encompasses DNA (Nplify™) and RNA (Ntensify™) manufacturing and formulation (Ncapsulate™), along with critical reagent supply, from sequence to large-scale production. We are a team of scientists, engineers, and clinicians committed to solving some of the biggest DNA and RNA production challenges facing vaccines and therapeutics, by delivering greater access and autonomy to mRNA technology. Our facilities are strategically located in Belgium and France, in the heart of Europe, benefiting from an exceptional biotech ecosystem. Quantoom Biosciences is part of Univercells, a global life sciences Group with the mission of making biologics accessible to all.
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