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Secondary Packaging Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 21/06/2018
  • Job reference: J387010A

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Packaging Engineer


My client, a Global Pharma company based in Waterford is looking for a Secondary Packaging Engineer to join their team. This individual will be responsible for supporting manufacturing areas for the company and leading the introduction of new products and new or additional packaging formats to the manufacturing areas. As a Packaging Engineer you will develop and maintain strong relationships with key packaging vendors to ensure appropriate support and to ensure the site learns from evolving vendor experience.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the introduction of new products and new or additional packaging formats to the manufacturing areas.
  • Lead the assessment, qualification and introductions of new vendors and materials.
  • Development and implementation of improvement initiatives in secondary packaging components and packaging processes and tracking benefits.
  • Development and optimization of packaging components and packaging processes for pharmaceutical products in line with Global Packaging Guidelines.
  • Drive CI initiatives on equipment and printed packaging materials to reduce downtime and improve yield.

Essential requirements

  • Engineering degree in manufacturing, process, mechanical, Packaging or electrical engineering or related discipline.
  • Packaging experience is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated engineering experience in a packaging environment within an FDA / HPRA approved environment.
  • You will work in a lead role with responsibility for delivering new packaging products into the packaging area.
  • You will be the packaging SME when liaising with the vendors for printed packaging materials to deliver components that integrate flawlessly into the packaging process.

You will be based in Waterford. Occasional visits to other locations may be required dependent on business needs.

Do not hesitate to reach out to Jack on 01-6455250, or jack.conway-