Hotlab Operator

Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Netherlands

Company: terumoeuro

At Terumo, we enhance lifesaving medical technologies for the benefit of society. Are you eager to contribute to people's health and patients' wellbeing? We'll challenge you to become a master in your field of expertise. You can invest your talents in balance with your personal aspirations - live and work in harmony. Built on our Japanese origins; we are driven by respect, ownership and continuous improvement. It is at the heart of everything we do. This is how we make a difference in the lives of patients, customers and associates.

Department Info

Quirem Medical is a fast-growing company in the medical sector and is developing the next generation of radioactively charged microspheres. Thanks to our highly innovative technology, doctors can help patients fight tumours in the liver. We already distribute our products throughout Europe, and soon far beyond. We are part of the Terumo Group, a Japanese company specializing in medical products, which employs 25,000 colleagues worldwide. Be sure to take a look at our website:


Job Summary

As a Hotlab Operator you contribute directly to the hotlab productions at our inhouse hotlab site in Rotterdam. You will manage both the incoming and outgoing flows (e.g. materials, products), as well as other processes such as environmental control and clean room maintenance. In addition, you will daily support diverse hotlab activities  to ensure the conformity in relation to safety, quality, regulatory and other procedures and/or guidelines. Furthermore, you will contribute to the continuous development of our hotlab platform and provide support to outsourced partners by providing trainings and onsite support.


As a part of the Hotlab organisation, you will report directly to the hotlab supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

As our Hotlab Operator, you will ensure the correct execution of incoming and outgoing product flows. These products are processed in the hotlab following rigid regulatory requirements. Additionally, you will contribute to the continuous improvement and innovation of our operations. Therefore, you will provide support in projects, as well as towards external partners when needed. 


By fulfilling your role, you will manage a set of tasks, responsibilities and/or authorities. 


  • Participate and lead hotlab productions at inhouse hotlab site.
  • Perform and report environmental control and clean room maintenance.
  • Identification of safety, quality or other risks during productions.
  • Handling of material flows and other operational tasks.
  • Support and/or participate in projects and improvement initiatives.
  • When needed, training of external hotlab sites/staff.


You will assume all other responsibilities and authorities this function may require regarding new opportunities.

Profile Description

You have obtained an MLO or MBO degree as an Allround Laborant or other relevant area. An equivalent through experience within a similar role will also qualify. 


You possess an affinity toward the technical and/or nuclear medicine field. 


Being in the possession of the TMS-VRS-D will be regarded as an additional asset. If not, you are eager to achieve this on a short-term basis as part of this position. 


Experience in relation to the application and/or production of radiopharmaceuticals is a plus. 


You can look back on previous experience in working within a qualified production environment, preferably GMP. 


You possess previous experience in working with quality management systems. 


You possess excellent and effective communication skills. In addition, you are fluent in English. This involves both verbal and writing skills. 


You are accurate, structured and maintain a pro-active attitude at all times. 


You ensure accountability and are driven to optimize work processes. Furthermore, you are a problem-solver and a team player. 


You are open to travel to our head office site in Deventer on occasion with an average of 1-2 day a month. Additionally, you are open to work occasionally an evening shift or on a Sunday, based on a rotation scheme.


Working for Quirem as part of the Terumo Group means contributing to society through healthcare.  


We offer an attractive salary and benefits package. 


We offer an opportunity to work in a top performing team. An organisation where everyone is treated with respect. We strive to create a diverse, equal and inclusive work environment. We invest in our associates by offering a broad array of development opportunities.   


During your recruitment process, you’ll be able to have conversations with Noora Duivenvoorde as the hiring manager and other passionate associates.  


Interested to contribute to the growth of Terumo? Interested to find out more? Have a look at Terumo Europe's Corporate Video or visit our website !


Contact Person

Jarne Jans - Talent Acquisition Officer & Recruitment Marketeer


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Please upload your CV and/or motivation letter in English. 

Terumo Europe is a core player in the EMEA healthcare market. We are a strong actor of the Terumo Corporation (Japan), producing, distributing, marketing and selling a vast range of medical devices. Terumo Europe EMEA headquarters and production facilities are located in Leuven (Belgium) with sales and marketing offices across the EMEA region.