9397 Packaging Engineer
Objectives and Scope of Position
This position supports the establishment of a world-class packaging organization by providing technical expertise in the development and deployment of new packaging systems for pharmaceutical products and combination products.
The selected candidate will work on a variety of packaging initiatives and will support Packaging Engineering in establishing packaging systems for clinical and commercial use.
Develop and qualify global primary and secondary packaging solutions for sterile, non-sterile and combination products, incl. author/co-author the related packaging specifications and qualification documentation.
Qualification of global packaging solutions in line with the current validation requirements (e.g. Development of test protocols and reports, risk assessment, execute IQ/OQ/PQ, and shipping qualification).
Maintenance of global packaging solutions (e.g. support change control records, provide impact assessments, execute requalification).
Evaluate and develop new materials and/or alternate packaging materials, packaging solutions or packaging systems based on product, regulatory, business or technical requirements.
Support or lead projects delivering innovative packaging technologies and systems under global packaging technology centers.
Education & Qualifications:
Bachelor degree, preferably with an engineering degree in packaging, materials science, or a related field.
At least 2 years’ working experience in relevant field.
Proficient technical leadership, collaboration, and communication skills.
English language proficiency required.
Knowledge of packaging testing methodologies and standards including, shock, drop and vibration testing, peel force and tensile testing, barrier analysis, CCI/Sterile integrity, DIN, ISO, ISTA, USP, FDA, MHRA and ASTM standards for packaging design and validation.
Knowledge of packaging process equipment, related to steriles, non-steriles, and combination products packaging activities (e.g. vials, PFS, devices, aseptic form/fill/seal, blister and bottle filling lines), printing systems and serialization.
Knowledge on equipment IQ, OQ, and PQ and development of qualification protocols / reports for packaging and shipping qualification activities.
Knowledge of design control for combination products.
Working knowledge of computer systems including TOPS, CAD or Solidworks, and Microsoft tools including MS project, and Adobe.
Knowledge of industry best practices and technical writing skills such as GMP and GDP.
PLEASE NOTE: Our client has mandated COVID-19 vaccination for their workforce, all external personnel providing services to our client are required to comply with this requirement.