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Senior Packaging Development Engineer
As senior packaging engineer, you support the establishment of a world-class packaging organization by providing technical expertise in the development, qualification and deployment of new packaging systems.
You will work on a variety of packaging initiatives and will lead the development and qualification of global packaging solutions of assigned projects for clinical and commercial use. You will play a vital role in designing the best packaging for new molecules coming through the pipeline and launches. This activity involves close cooperation and collaboration with Technical Development Teams, Regulatory, Operations, CMO’s, Quality, Suppliers and other involved stakeholders.
Your primary responsibilities are:
Lead packaging development projects within global teams in order to meet predefined timelines, quality and budget
Deliver innovative packaging solutions to meet patients and business needs. Evaluate and screen new technologies, new materials and/or packaging solutions based on patient, product, regulatory, business or technical requirements
Develop and qualify global primary, secondary and tertiary packaging solutions through the packaging lifecycle, understanding customer needs and leveraging the organization
Ensure compliance with international procedures and external regulations
Actively support a culture of knowledge sharing and interaction across Packaging and Device Development
Provide guidance and coaching to junior engineers
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science, Mechanical, Chemical, Packaging Engineering or similar; with 8+ years’ experience working in packaging development lifecycle activities in the Pharma, Food or Cosmetic industry.
You bring strong project management skills and experience in cross functional projects. You have technical expertise in packaging test methods (DIN/ISO, USP, FDA, MHRA and ISTA/ASTM standards for packaging design and validation / qualification) and regulatory requirements.
In addition you bring the following qualifications:
Excellent documentation practices: user requirements, design control, specifications, qualification protocols/reports for packaging systems, risk assessments, and shipping qualification activities
Innovative spirit leading to industry best practices. Design thinking, design management, driving creativity
Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. English language proficiency required; knowledge of German an asset
Fosters team effectiveness, team spirit, team alignment, share risks within the team beyond the function.
This position requires approximately 10-20% of traveling.