Senior Packaging Engineer

Job description

Interested in joining a multinational bio pharmaceutical company providing packaging engineering support for the development and launch of new products? Our client is looking for a Senior Packaging Engineer for a 12 months maternity cover.

Job Duties

  • Developing strategies to implement changes to processes.
  • Providing support for the development and launch of new products.
  • Leading on-site implementation of changes
  • Evaluating new packaging process or packaging to increase productivity, meet packaging objectives,
  • Designing, testing, and implementing secondary, tertiary, and selected primary packaging components.
  • Writing technical reports to support the component selection process.
  • Performing financial analysis to support new or revised packaging proposals.
  • Approving artwork from a technical perspective
  • Presenting packaging project statuses at project and department meetings.
  • Applying knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to packaging, ensuring robust package verification and approval.
  • Initiating Change Control, Deviations, and CAPAs through the Trackwise system.
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills required for the job

  • 3+ years as a Packaging Engineer in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry with increasing responsibility.
  • Experience working with and knowledge of ISO and ASTM packaging test protocols.
  • Working knowledge of packaging manufacturing processes
  • Proficient in MS Office & MS Project
  • Experience with CAPA, FMEA, RCA tools.
  • Effective decision making skills
  • Degree in Engineering, Science or Business Discipline is required


(25 days annual leave, PRSI)

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current job opportunity please contact Marcel Skolimowski on 021 4847 138 /

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