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Package Engineer II

  • Job reference: 925386
  • Location: Haarlem, North Holland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 10/05/2019

We are currently recruiting for a Package Engineer II (contract role) on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical Client located in North Holland.

Schedule: Full-time position.

Travel is required for this position within Europe but also Israel and the US. It is important that the candidate can easily travel to these places without visa/passport restrictions.

Percentage of Time:
· Project Packaging Lead: 70%
· Packaging technology support: 30%
Traveling: 20% of the time

The purpose of this role: providing subject matter expertise to support the packaging technology team. The packaging engineer will be leading packaging related activities for combination product development. The majority of activities are related to primary and secondary pack for combination products and authoring and reviewing design control documentation. The role is global and will require to work across all phases of the projects. The packaging engineer will be part of a cross-functional team and will be required to contribute to multiple projects in parallel supporting all SDT portfolio device projects.

Key Responsibilities:
· Supporting projects and processes through identification and implementation of
technical solutions that involve packaging material selection and testing,
interactions with packaging materials, packaging machinability, components
assembly and manufacturing or packaging processes;
· Responsible for writing and reviewing packaging related design control
documentation (e.g. design inputs, distribution protocol, etc.) and contribute to a
high-quality Design History File (DHF);
· Packaging/device related troubleshooting and problem-solving;
· Manage relationships with a primary, secondary pack and device suppliers,
manufacturers, contract design houses, contract manufacturing companies,
specialist test houses;
· Drive and/or support packaging technology strategies/best practice.

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:
· M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Packaging, Packaging Materials, Materials Science,
Physics, Chemistry, Polymer Science or Engineering
· Track record in packaging development activities.
· Ability to work in cross-functional teams
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· Knowledge (through practical experience) of GMP, EU and FDA regulatory
· Knowledge of packaging, packaging materials, device development and
manufacturing processes
· Understanding of packaging or device and drug/device combination regulatory
and quality requirements
· Understanding manufacturing processes and distribution testing

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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