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Associate Engineer - (JP9429)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:   Associate Engineer - (JP9429)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Design Team
Duration: 3 years (with possible conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 11/10/2021


3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Engineer for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
This position reports into the Packaging Engineering group under Combination Product Operations 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:

1) Support for testing and evaluation leading to recommendation and selection of primary
and secondary packaging materials.

2) Familiarity with Material Testing standards, requirements and equipment is essential.

3) Writing of test protocols, perform technical evaluations and testing to support reports
used to justify the use of selected materials and packaging components.

4) Writing technical specifications, creating engineering drawings, and developing artwork
templates.

5) Competent with AutoCAD, Illustrator, or similar software application to create, modify and approve engineering drawings.

6) Support line trials and packaging validation activities prior to introduction of any new or
change in components/processes.

7) Collaborate with cross-functional teams (i.e. Quality, Device Engineering, Supply Chain,
Artwork, Manufacturing, Regulatory, etc.) in pre-commercial and commercial activities.

Why is the Position Open?
Coverage needed and backfill.

Top Must Have Skills:
1. Packaging Engineer Degree or related packaging engineering related experience
2. Able to problem solve on their own and think of possible solutions prior to asking for the answer
3. At least 1-3 years of work experience, Packaging Engineering experience is preferred

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Support for testing and evaluation leading to recommendation and selection of primary and secondary packaging materials.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
  • 1 to 3 years general packaging/engineering experience
  • Master’s degree with little to no experience will be considered
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills

Employee Value Proposition:
  • Really great teammates and manager
  • Huge opportunity for growth
  • Great company to work for

Red Flags:
Not able to work on site for project execution
No understanding of Packaging Engineering work

Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview


We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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