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Process Engineer

  • Location:

    Breda

  • Contact:

    Anouk Callebaut

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +32 15 44 58 87

  • Industry:

    Biotechnology

  • Contact email:

    anouk_callebaut@oxfordcorp.com

Do you have a broad knowledge in materials utilized in pharmaceutical packaging? Do you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment? Please read further as this might be the job for you!

Job description

This position reports into the Process Engineering group under Final Product Technologies. The position will support global supply, new product introductions, partnerships/acquisitions and devices.
This position utilizes physics, engineering and chemistry principles coupled with advanced and diverse materials science understanding and principles to assist in the evaluation, design, qualification and implementation of packaging components and the associated systems such as documentation, equipment and processes.
A strong knowledge of common materials utilized in pharmaceutical packaging is required. Key Material knowledge requirements of the structural components and chemical properties of glass, polymers, adhesives, inks, varnishes and paper is required. Understanding of packaging manufacturing equipment and processes and how materials interact with these is essential to the position.
This role requires entry level management, excellent 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.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluation, recommendation and selection of new packaging materials for both large and small molecules product.
  • Supports complex investigations relating to materials, recommending and implementing solutions
  • Write test protocols, perform technical evaluations and submitting technical assessment reports to justify the use of selected materials.
  • Write Technical Specifications
  • Representing Final Product Technologies as required
  • Technology transfer from clinical to commercial or from site to site for packaging components and equipment processes
  • Write tech transfer plans and reports
  • Establish priorities to ensure all projects are managed within expected due dates
  • Lead and present new packaging ideas, concepts and design ideas to the Product Development team.
  • Ensures cGMP and regulatory compliance are met
  • Ensures that change control procedures are followed working with QA an dRegulatory to implement changes
  • Participants in Pre-Approval Inspections (PAI) and interact with regulatory bodies (e.g., FDA, EMEA, etc) as needed
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams (i.e. Research, QA/QC, Supply Chain, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Regulatory, etc.) in pre-commercial and commercial activities.

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Profile
Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree OR
  • Master's degree & 3 years of directly related experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree & 5 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or packaging Engineering
  • 7 or more years of packaging materials experience with 4+ years within the Pharma/Bio industry

Demonstrated Competencies/Skills:

  • Leading teams
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills

Benefits

  • A balanced salary package based on your capabilities and experience

Existing right to work in Europe required ( please read job spec in full before applying ).

Vacancy number : 16980