Packaging Engineer

Permanent contract

Avenue Jules Bordet 168 1140 Bruxelles


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Operations — Engineering/production

Business industry

Life sciences

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor Degree

Minimum level of experience required

3 to 5 years


Walloon Brabant, Wallonia, Belgium

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Job description

Packaging Engineer

AKKODIS Belgium is looking for an experienced person in a pharmaceutical environment in the field of Packaging.

What are your responsibilities?

As Packaging Engineer, you will support and collaborate with manufacturing in executing project plans directly related to packaging.  This includes new product introductions, new market launches, supplier changes, manufacturing line support and package development.  You will establish packaging systems that meet the needs of Commercial and Manufacturing with optimal process and cost effectiveness. To be successful in this role, your main responsibilities will be:

·       Evaluate, recommend, develop and implement packaging materials/systems based on multiple factors and influence (i.e. operations, regulatory, marketing, quality, artwork center, etc.)

·       Perform and/or coordinate material and packaging system testing as required by regulatory filing requirements

·       Develop and execute test protocols and reports

·       Collaborate with manufacturing sites on packaging development

·       Lead or participate on project teams

·       Support packaging component and/or equipment selection and validation

·       Problem solve quality deviations that occur during manufacturing operations

·       Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide technical assessments and support for key component changes

·       Partner with Global Procurement to execute on aligned strategy, from vendor identification to implementation

·       Support continuous improvements and packaging process robustness initiatives

·       Develop and sustain a harmonized approach to packaging design


Who are you?

·       BS in Packaging Engineering or equivalent years of years of experience

·       Relevant advanced degree or training/certificate in manufacturing preferred

·       >5 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Packaging Engineering

·       Project management capabilities

·       Lean manufacturing skills

·       Regulated, cGMP environments

·       Packaging development related to: glass, plastics, delivery systems, sterilized components

·       Strong written and oral communication skills. Being skilled at presenting to highest levels of leadership

·       Proficiency in English

What’s the offer you can’t refuse?

As an AKKODIS Team Member, you will be:

·       Onboarded in your position via a buddy process

·       Supported in your career by your Business Manager and you HR Business Partner

·       Actor of your training plan and your personal and professional development

·       Benefiting from a permanent contract

·       Benefiting from a competitive salary package including several extra-legal benefits

Interested? I invite you to send me your resume to the following mail adress:

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