Chromatographic Data Software Specialist

  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins PROXY is part of the internationally operating Eurofins Scientific. We are the largest Dutch GMP Quality Control laboratory for the pharmaceutical industry. Eurofins PROXY specializes in chemical and physical testing for (bio)pharmaceutical raw materials, intermediates and final products, and offers a very diverse package of analytical testing methods for national and international clients within the (bio)pharmaceutical industry.

Job Description

As a Chromatographic Data Software (CDS) Specialist, you will provide Empower (Waters) technical support in a GMP regulated environment. You will focus on the automation of processing data from a HPLC analysis. Using your knowledge about laboratory work you will deep-dive into the calculations of a wide variety of HPLC analyses, by designing custom fields in the software. With the help of your team with experienced data reviewers, you will validate your calculations and improve our data processing and data reviewing processes.

You will be responsible for: 

- Translation of HPLC methods into custom fields to automate the calculations within Empower 3;

- Responsible for maintaining and updating all Empower related GMP documentation;

- Giving training of Technicians, Data Reviewers and Scientists in the correct use of Empower;

- Creation of clear Empower reports and implement procedures/ process to create / request new ones;

- Validation of the calculations in custom fields in consultation with Analytical Data Reviewer;

- First contact point for Empower issues and consult with operations and VCM team for LACE related issues;

- Develop other efficiency data processing initiatives for a diverse range of chromatography methods (HPLC, GC, LC-MS, GC-MS);

- Stay up-to-date on new functionalities within Empower and their roll-out according to GMP standards.

In the future you could also be responsible for similar tasks with other software packages, such as Chromeleon and Open Lab. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic starter with a relevant bachelor's or master's degree and a good basic knowledge of chromatography testing or an experienced candidate with a background as a software specialist in a laboratory environment.

  • Bachelor or master degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science, or at least 5 years of relevant working experience in the Pharmaceutical sector;
  • Experience with Empower 3 and thorough technical knowledge is a plus;
  • Experience / affinity with HPLC is required;
  • Affinity with other chromatography test methods is a plus, such as GC, LC-MS, GC-MS;
  • Experience with custom fields and reports creation in Empower 3 is a plus;
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical sector and affinity with GMP or GLP is considered a plus;
  • Good understanding of the English language (spoken and written).

Additional Information

PROXY and Eurofins: A world of possibilities

This position is based at Eurofins PROXY on the Bio Science Park in Leiden. We have a close-knit team where collegiality and collaboration come first. We offer a responsible and challenging position within the team with room for your own ideas and input. Eurofins PROXY also offers:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 25 days of vacation (with the option to purchase 7 additional days);
  • Travel allowance. Do you travel by public transport? Then your travel costs will be fully reimbursed;
  • Participation in a pension scheme with 50% contribution by Eurofins;
  • 8% individual choice budget to use for extra salary, vacation days, extra pension accrual, and more;
  • Discount on additional health insurance;
  • A cycling and/or fitness scheme to promote vitality;
  • Professional training and opportunities for training and development;
  • Training options via the online learning platform Good Habitz.

Working at Eurofins PROXY offers you the flexibility and personal touch of working in a medium sized and dynamic company, whilst also allowing you to benefit from having Eurofins as a parent company. Our ambitious growth plans provide ample opportunities for our employees:

  • Diverse developmental opportunities within the organization;
  • A large client portfolio ensures a lot of diversity in your work.

More about Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.

In 2022, Eurofins generated 6.72 billion Euro proforma turnover in 900 laboratories across 61 countries, employing about 62.000 staff.

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