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Operations Optimization Internship

  • Ofimedicine
  • Leiden
  • 6 Months
  • 21 mrt. 2024

About the Role:
Are you seeking a dynamic internship where you can play a crucial role in optimizing business processes? As an Operations Optimization Intern at Ofimedicine, you'll have the unique opportunity to engage in essential projects aimed at enhancing our end-to-end process. Throughout this six-month internship, you'll work alongside our Operations & Supply Chain team, gaining hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical industry while actively contributing to acceleration and cost-effectiveness.


  • Process Analysis: Conduct comprehensive analyses of existing operations processes, identifying bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and areas for improvement;
  • Data Collection and Evaluation: Gather relevant data and metrics to assess the performance of current processes, utilizing tools such as Excel, PowerBI, SQL, or other data analysis software;
  • Root Cause Analysis: Investigate root causes of inefficiencies and delays in the end-to-end process, working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to address underlying issues;
  • Solution Development: Propose innovative solutions and process enhancements to streamline operations, improve speed, and reduce costs, considering factors such as regulatory compliance and quality standards;
  • Implementation Support: Assist in the implementation of approved process improvements, collaborating with stakeholders to ensure smooth execution and adherence to timelines;
  • Performance Monitoring: Continuously monitor and evaluate the impact of implemented changes, tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success and identify further optimization opportunities;
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain thorough documentation of process changes, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and performance reports. Prepare regular progress reports and presentations for internal stakeholders.


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree in (Bio)Process Technology, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or related field;
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis and interpretation;
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities with a detail-oriented and proactive approach;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments and levels of the organization;
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements (preferred but not required);
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and data analysis tools;
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment.


  • Hands-on experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working on impactful projects;
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the Operations department;
  • Networking opportunities with cross-functional teams and industry experts;
  • Compensation package based on qualifications and experience.

Join Ofimedicine and become part of a team dedicated to making a difference in healthcare through operational excellence and innovation. We eagerly welcome passionate and driven individuals ready to contribute to our mission. Apply now and embark on a rewarding internship journey with us!

About the organization:
Ofimedicine is part of the Ofichem Group and operates from the Bio Science Park in Leiden. We specialize in the production of high-quality generic medicines and provide medications and services for the European market. Utilizing our R&D laboratory, GMP laboratory, and GMP production environment, we offer flexible solutions on both large and small scales.

The remaining companies of the Ofichem Group operate from Ter Apel. In addition to manufacturing our own portfolio of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), they develop APIs for a diverse global customer base. Furthermore, they handle the repackaging, analysis, and distribution of raw materials for human pharmaceuticals to customers worldwide, along with distributing a wide range of raw materials for veterinary pharmaceuticals.

Do you want more information about this position? Please contact the HRM department at: hrm@ofichem.com or apply directly by sending your CV and cover letter via email to: recruitment@ofichem.com.

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