CH - Packaging Engineer- Normal

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Packaging
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 01 Apr 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Packaging Engineer position with one of the most renowned pharmaceutical companies in the world. Based in Switzerland, this is an exciting opportunity to work with a top 10 pharmaceutical company that influences a range of industries, from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods.

The Packaging Engineer will provide technical expertise in the areas of technical design, development, testing, and production of scale-up of new packaging components and systems. They will work under the supervision of Senior Packaging Development leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing packaging for medical devices.
  • Enhancing and validating package components and packaging processes.
  • Developing package testing plans and interpreting results for various projects.
  • Coordinating and performing all activities associated with manufacturing and testing.
  • Providing troubleshooting in all activities related to manufacturing in the field.
  • Participating in process improvement or team tasks.
  • Participating and advising in decisions involving equipment, package design, cost saving, and cost reduction.
  • Determining and coordinating physical testing to ensure product and packager integrity for manufacturing through end users.
  • Researching and cataloguing packaging methods and techniques and recommending adaptations to meet variations.
  • Building technical competencies in packaging materials and processes used in all manufacturing processes.
  • Participating and providing technical expertise for risk assessment and compliance assurance programs.
  • Assuring delivery of robust, cost effective, fully compliant packaging solutions that meet current and evolving customer's needs.
  • Knowing and following all laws and policies that apply to the role, and maintaining the highest levels of professionalism, ethics, and compliance at all times.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent Technical.
  • 2-4 years related experience.
  • Fluency in English, with German a strong advantage.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Caleb Mensah at +44 203 854 1080 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.