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Associate Engineer, Biopharma Packaging (JP10149)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Associate Engineer, Packaging - (JP10149)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. 91320
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Design and Development
Duration: 1 year with likely extensions of conversion to FTE
Posting Date:  04/26/2022

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:
 
  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
  • 0 to 3 years general packaging/engineering experience
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
  • 0 to 3 years general packaging/engineering experience

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.
  • 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.

Red Flags:
  • Not yet graduated or no engineering background
  • No engineering experience

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person 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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