Hotlab Operations Supervisor

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 the Hotlab Operations Supervisor, you will be responsible for the Hotlab team at the assigned locations. Therefore, you will contribute directly to ensuring the needed levels of safety, quality, capacity and     availability to serve the demand. You will ensure that all hotlab productions; incoming and outgoing flows are managed & maintained correctly. Based on the business need, you will also contribute to the execution of these processes. Furthermore, you will contribute to the continuous development of our hotlab team and the hotlab platform. You also 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 Operations Manager. In addition, you will be overseeing a team of  approximately 5 Hotlab Operators/Controllers. 

Job Responsibilities

As our Hotlab Operations Supervisor, you will manage the team of operators and controllers to ensure the correct execution of all operations and processes according the relevant company and regulatory requirements. You will contribute to the execution of these processes, as well as its continuous improvement and innovation. Your role will have a strong focus on these improvements. Therefore, you will also manage projects and/or participate in projects to drive our further innovation. 
By fulfilling your role, you will manage a set of tasks, responsibilities and/or authorities. 


  • Supervise the inhouse hotlab organization and assigned locations.
  • Ensure achievement of the defined performance levels of the hotlab team at the assigned locations.
  • Ensure business continuity in terms of capacity, capability and availability of the hotlab team and locations.
  • Ensure compliance to adhere to safety, quality, regulatory an QMS procedures.
  • Continuous improvement of the hotlab processes and actively search for innovations to improve the process.
  • Management of medium size/complexity hotlab projects. 
  • Write and support (QMS) documentation in close collaboration with QA and R&D (e.g. for the notifying body).
  • Contribute to a learning organization e.g. by training, education, development of team members.


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

Profile Description

You have obtained a Bachelor’s degree with a technical orientation or elated to the field of Biomedical studies. An equivalent through experience within a similar role will also qualify. 


You can look back on a least 5 years of experience in the field of Nuclear Medicine or Radiopharmaceutical production. Previous experience within a GMP production environment will be preferred. 


You possess an affinity toward safety, quality and regulatory affairs. 


You possess a Radiation Safety Certification at the level of TMS-VRS-D, preferably at the level of Radiation Safety Expert (Coördinerend deskundige). You also 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 can adapt well to each situation and possess a growth mindset.


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


You have an ambition in leadership. Therefore, you are enthusiastic about developing talent. 


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.