Senior Packaging Engineer BM012019

Category: Pharmaceutical / Science
Job Type: Contract

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JobTitle Senior Packaging Engineer BM012019

About Company Our client based in Cork is seeking a Senior Packaging Engineer to join its expanding team

Duration of Role 12 months

Summary Objective The Senior Packaging Engineer will collaborate with internal groups and CMOs to ensure successful on-time packaging introduction, which includes package testing, artwork approval, overseeing machinery IQ, OQ, and PQ, and ensuring compliance with specifications and regulatory guidelines.

Job Duties 

Develops strategies to implement changes to processes.
Provide Packaging Engineering support for the development and launch of new products.
Lead on-site implementation of changes and packaging-related launch activities at CMOs.
Evaluate new packaging process or packaging to increase productivity, meet packaging objectives, and/or reduce costs without sacrificing quality.
Design, test, and implement secondary, tertiary, and selected primary packaging components. Write technical reports to support the component selection process. Perform financial analysis to support new or revised packaging proposals.
Author SOPs, work procedures, packaging specifications, package design testing protocols, and oversee testing of the packaging components and packaging systems.
Approve artwork from a technical perspective
Author technical documentation including all specifications, work procedures, and package design testing protocols for approval of packaging designs.

no visa processing

Degree in Engineering, Science or Business Discipline is required.

Minimum 3 years as a Packaging Engineer in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry with increasing responsibility. Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams

Experience working with and knowledge of ISO and ASTM packaging test protocols.
Experience working with packaging artwork is a plus.
Working knowledge of packaging manufacturing processes
Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, CAPE or TOPS
Proficient in MS Project.
Proficiency with Oracle or other materials management systems and Trackwise is desired.
Experience with CAPA, FMEA, RCA tools.
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and judgment.
Effective decision making skills – ability to negotiate and balance decisions and priorities across needs of multiple stakeholders.
Demonstrated initiative; results oriented, initiative to institute change.
Experience packaging combination products is a plus.
Proficiency with Oracle or other materials management systems and Trackwise is desired.

Benefits of working with Independent Solutions

> Excellent Team of Colleagues

> Access to high-value projects

> Excellent Technical Project Managers

> Excellent pay & conditions


Independent Solutions are Approved Suppliers for Multinational Pharma Biotech, Medical Device, clients with locations based here in Ireland.

At Independent Solutions, we will not require you to become an employee of Independent Solutions, we will facilitate and support you to become an independent contractor, thereby reaping the maximum rewards from your contract role.

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