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Global Sterilization Engineer

Gothenburg, SE Breda, NL Gallarate, IT Mikkeli, FI Oldham, GB Oslo, NO Warszawa, PL Tallin, EE Waremme, BE Karvina, CZ Oldham, GB Waremme, BE Matosinhos, PT Milton Keynes, GB Horsens, DK Havirov, CZ Madrid, ES FR Schlieren, CH Düsseldorf, DE Lille, FR Helsinki, FI Berchem, BE Waremme, BE Allerod, DK Gothenburg, SE PL Prague, CZ

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Are you looking for a great career and want to make your mark?

Please keep on reading but don’t just take our word for it. We’ve interviewed colleagues around the world about their jobs, the Mölnlycke unique culture and Mölnlycke people and it is simply A great company to work for!


Could you help improve healthcare outcomes around the world?

If the answer is yes, you think just like us and should apply for this exciting opportunity that we have below.


We are now looking for the Global Sterilization Engineer, under the responsibility of the Global Sterilization Manager, will be responsible for activities necessary to support the worldwide manufacture and sterilization of sterile products.


This is a full-time permanent position and can be base in any European location.


As a Global Sterilization Engineer you support the organization in order to ensure compliance with external and internal sterilization and microbiology requirements. You will prepare and execute activities among various divisions, manufacturing and sterilization facilities and laboratories.


Your role


  • Monitor and follow up supplier quality and manufacturing capabilities proactively, in line with standards and regulations applicable
  • Support the implementation and maintain adequate microbiological /sterilization processes to ensure product safety and compliance in our internal sites
  • Contribute and monitor required validations based on external standards
  • Perform internal and supplier audits (microbiology /sterilization/ laboratories)
  • Contribute to projects and be the sterilization representative
  • Support R&D needs within the sterilization area
  • Participates in CAPA, FMEA and other failure investigation activities related to sterilization and GMP
  • Actively contribute to the development of internal sterilization processes



  • At least five years of working experience within the quality area, preferably from the sterilization, medical device, pharmaceutical, or food industry and with a clearly identified experience with microbiology or sterilization processes.
  • Sterilization and Microbiology knowledge and related standards.
  • Knowledge of ISO13485, MDD and GMP, FDA QSR 820 would be considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in process validation, audits, manufacturing.
  • Masters’ degree preferably in microbiology, pharmacy, quality or chemistry.
  • Good team-working and communication skills.
  • English written and spoken.

To be successful you are action oriented with great analytical skills, planning skills and used to perform with high quality within deadlines. It is essential having a good ability to structure and prioritize.



Since our operations covers a large geographical area travelling will be required.


Closing date for applications is 30th of April, but we have an ongoing review of candidates.



About Mölnlycke

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We design and supply solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the hospital to the home proven it every day.

We specialise in:

•           Wound management: including dressings with Safetac® such as Mepitel® and Mepilex®

•           Preventing pressure ulcers: with Mepilex® Border used prophylactically and devices to help turn and re-position patients

•           Surgical solutions: including Mölnlycke trays, HiBi® antiseptics and Biogel® surgical gloves

Mölnlycke was founded in 1849. Nowadays our solutions are available in around 100 countries; we’re the number one global provider of advanced wound care and single-use surgical products; and we’re Europe’s largest provider of customised trays. Our headquarters are in Gothenburg, Sweden and we have about 7,800 employees around the world.