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Engineer, Biopharma Packaging - (JP9688)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Engineer, Biopharma Packaging - (JP9688)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Design Team 2
Duration: 3 years (possible conversion to permanent)
Posting Date: 1/24/2022
Notes: Onsite 100%.  Candidate must be local or willing to relocate.


3 Key Consulting is hiring a Packaging 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 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.

Why is the Position Open?
Additional coverage needed.

Top Must Have Skills:
  • Packaging Engineering experience or/and Packaging education.
  • Seeking level 4 engineer, 3-4 years of experience.
  • Experience working in the biotech/medical industry.
  • Experience writing technical documentation while following good documentation practices (GDP), preferred.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Authoring technical documentation (specifications, protocols, reports, technical assessments).
  • Oversee and manage packaging testing while following ASTM and ISO standards.
  • Engage manufacturing site to help troubleshoot assembly issues.
  • Engage suppliers to develop and revise designs.

Basic Qualifications:
Master’s degree
OR
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of engineering/scientific experience

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.

Red Flags:
  • No experience or knowledge of Packaging Engineering and no Packaging education.
  • No experience in the medical industry.
  • No knowledge of GDP.

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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