Graduate Trainee Programme

Do you have a real hunger to succeed? Do you possess the following qualities?

  • Bags of passion and determination
  • A strong sense of team spirit
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • An outgoing personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and leadership

If so, we would like to hear from you!

At SPGL we are currently seeking to recruit highly motivated and enthusiastic graduates who are interested in building a career in the Bio-Pharmaceutical industry.

The ideal candidate will be educated to a degree level or equivalent in either mechanical or chemical/process engineering or a science discipline. The ability to communicate in English, Dutch, French or German both verbally and written would be a distinct advantage.

Successful graduates will undergo our Graduate Trainee Program, under the supervision of one of our Senior Managers/Consultants & Training Officer. All our graduates will undergo our Safety & Good Practice Certification programme, which is comprised of the following four core modules:

  • GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
  • C&Q (Commissioning & Qualification) / Validation
  • GDP (Good Document Practice)
  • Safety

In order to tailor your training to suit your initial project assignment, additional modules will be added to your training programme. Typical modules will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)
  • Critical Utilities (Purified Water, Water For Injection, Clean Steam, etc.)
  • Equipment (Bioreactors, Formulation, Filling, Packaging, etc.)
  • Automation
  • Quality Systems (Change Control, CAPA, Deviation, etc.)

The benefits our graduates can expect are:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension and life insurance
  • Continuous training and personal development
  • Strong career pathway
  • International project assignments

Our graduate trainee programme will guarantee a successful career launch in the highly demanding and regulated world of Bio-Pharmaceuticals. You will be involved in exciting and diverse projects, with top international Bio-pharmaceutical companies, allowing you to broaden your skills as well as develop as an individual!

To apply, please send a copy of your current resume, together with a cover letter to