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Associate Engineer- Packaging Engineering (JP9694)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Associate Engineer- Packaging Engineering (JP9694)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: Process Development

Duration: 3 years with likely extensions or conversion to FTE
Job posting date: 1/25/2022
Note: Onsite Essential

3 Key Consulting is hiring an Associate Engineer- Packaging Engineering 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 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:
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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
Demonstrated Competencies/Skills:
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams.
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills

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

Employee Value Proposition:
  • Great teammates and management
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Great company to work for

Red Flags:
  • Not yet graduated or no engineering background
  • No packaging experience
Interview Process:
WebEx Interviews with 2-3 managers
Panel interview with group (6 people)

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.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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