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Packaging Engineer 100%

Kelly Services (Schweiz) AG
  • 26.05.2023
  • 100%
  • Fachverantwortung
  • Temporär

Packaging Engineer 100%

For our client, a leading pharmaceutical company in Basel, we are looking for a

Packaging Engineer (a, 100 %)


This role will have a heavy focus on technical writing and documentation including writing protocols and test results.

As a support to client`s internal engineers we are looking for organized and motivated individuals looking to progress in their career. Additionally, we are seeking individuals who are ready to lead projects and take the drive themselves. Please note, that this position focuses more on technical writing and project management for primary and secondary packaging.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Author technical documentation to support packaging development organization (e.g. requirements documents, risk assessments, protocol/reports)
  • Act as project lead for packaging development projects protocol/reports)
  • Manage timeline, budget and activities for the packaging project
  • Communicate key risks/challenges to stakeholders as necessary
  • Evaluate and develop new materials and/or alternate packaging materials, packaging solutions or packaging systems based on product, regulatory, business or technical requirements.
  • Develop and qualify global primary and secondary packaging solutions
  • Qualification of global packaging solutions in line with the current valid requirements (e.g. Development of test protocols and reports, execute IQ, OQ, and PQ etc.)
  • Maintenance of global packaging solutions (e.g. maintain global specifications, support change control records, provide impact assessments, execute requalification etc.)

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably with an engineering degree in packaging, materials science, or a related field
  • Professional background: pharma or medical device industry for 3+ years
  • 3 years of experience in medical device regulation and package engineering within the pharma industry
  • First experience in project management within the pharma industry
  • Strong experience in budget planning, project timeline planning, problem solving
  • Profound knowledge of ISO 9001 and ISO 13485
  • Knowledge of ASTM D4169, ASTM D7386 and Container closure integrity testing
  • Knowledge on equipment IQ, OQ, and PQ and development of qualification protocols / reports for packaging and shipping qualification activities
  • Hands on working experience in GMP environment and authoring technical documents
  • IT skills: microsoft office, visio, timeline programs
  • Fluent in English - written and spoken
  • German or French is an advantage
  • Confident presentation, networking, relationship building skills

General Information:

  • Start Date: 20.06.2023
  • Latest Start Date: 01.07.2023
  • End Date: 12 months
  • Work location: Basel
  • Remote: only on occasion
  • Travel: 20% could be national and international
  • Workload: 100%

Your Application:

Please apply online with your complete documents (CV in English). For further information about the position, please contact your Kelly recruiter, Christiana Bagusat (+41 61 270 80 22).