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Engineer, Packaging - Biopharma (JP9288)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Engineer, Packaging - Biopharma (JP9288)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract

Business Unit: Design & Development
Duration: 12 Months with likely extension or conversion to FTE
Job posting date: 10/25/2021
Note: Onsite Essential
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring an Engineer for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.
 
Job Summary:

This position reports into the Packaging Engineering group under Final Product Technologies in Thousand Oaks, CA. This position will apply engineering principles to execute the proper design, qualification and implementation of Primary and Secondary Packaging components and the associated systems such as documentation, equipment and processes. Knowledge of primary and secondary packaging systems and material science is essential to the position. The position requires organizational, project management, technical problem solving and communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to work in teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment.


This position is responsible and accountable for the following:
  • Support for testing and evaluation leading to recommendation and selection of primary and secondary packaging materials.
  • Familiarity with Material Testing standards, requirements and equipment is essential.
  • Writing of test protocols, perform technical evaluations and testing to support reports used to justify the use of selected materials and packaging components.
  • Writing technical specifications, creating engineering drawings, and developing artwork templates.
  • Competent with AutoCAD, Illustrator, or similar software application to create, modify and approve engineering drawings.
  • Support line trials and packaging validation activities prior to introduction of any new or change in components/processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (i.e. Quality, Device Engineering, Supply Chain, Artwork, Manufacturing, Regulatory, etc.) in pre-commercial and commercial activities.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
  • 3+ years general packaging/engineering experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of primary and secondary packaging systems and material science is essential to the position.
  • The position requires organizational, project management, technical problem solving and communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to work in teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment.
  • Independent problem solver with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.
 
Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Degree in Packaging Engineering, or packaging engineering experience
  • Familiarity with Material Testing standards, requirements and equipment
  • BS/MS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
Employee Value Proposition:
The chance to work with a team of industry professionals as well as a likely extension. This is a backfill for someone who converted to permanent.
 
Red Flags:
No experience as a Packaging Engineer
 
Interview Process:
WebEx Video remote interviews.
 
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website 
www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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