Packaging Engineer (Pharmaceuticals)

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The company

Our client is a professional Pharmaceutical organization, based in Noord-Brabant Netherlands.
This company discovers, develops and produces new innovative human therapeutics that improve the life expectancy of humanity.

Role description

The Packaging Engineer in Process Development will report to the Senior Manager Engineering at its Label and Packaging site in the Netherlands. The Packaging Engineer will join a team of 5 Packaging Engineers, responsible for the introduction and lifecycle management of commercial packaging for final drug product presentations.

Responsibilities

You main responsibilities are designing, qualification and implementation of secondary packaging components and the configurations used for site operations and transportation packaging. You are working in a high-class pharmaceutical / GMP environment,

- Writing documents according to the Good Documentation Practices
- Coordinate or participate in multi-disciplinary projects related to packaging component changes or new packaging designs.
- Assist equipment engineers with the design, installation, and maintenance of packaging equipment as required.
- Create and revise packaging component specifications if required.
- Coordinate change of documentation according Change Control procedure.
- Provide accurate information for Bill of Material, Master Packaging Configuration and Transport packaging configuration to be used on site.
- Create technical reports such as User Requirements, Assessments and Protocols.
- Coordinate testing to be performed for packaging related studies impacting the site.
- Create, review and approve testing protocol and reports as required.
- Develop test material; coordinate test material order and inventory as required by studies.
- Assist and contribute to Site Acceptance Test and may assist in establishing Equipment validation Documentation.

Requirements

- Bachelor or Master's degree in a related field
- Minimum 3 -5 years experience working in a Package Development or Engineering equivalent environment
- Experience in a pharmaceutical / GMP environment
- Fluent in English, both in oral and written communication
- Good (technical) written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work in multi-functional teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment
- Defines project timeframes and priorities based on project objectives and ongoing assignments
- Recognises and escalates problems in a timely manner
- Occasionally work outside office hours
- Preferred Requirements
- Comprehensive understanding of materials used in packaging
- Good understanding of current Good Manufacturing / Documentation Practices
- Familiarity with validation processes and protocols
- Understanding of equipment used in the packaging industry

Secondary benefits

  • (Travel) expenses
Country
Netherlands
Region
Noord Brabant
Sector
Pharmaceuticals
Specialization
Packaging
Employment type
Freelance
Experience
3-5 Years
Education
Bachelor
Location type
On location
Salary
Negotiable - Negotiable
Language
English