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Senior Packaging Engineer - Pharmaceuticals

Ref: 75654

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  • 07 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Senior Packaging Engineer - Pharmaceuticals

About the Company

Our client is a values-based organization with a shared purpose toward their mission: to serve all patients.

About the Position

The Packaging Engineering team oversees the entire development and design process of all components and configurations. The Packaging Engineers work on new product introductions and manage the complete life cycle. A strong knowledge of materials used in pharmaceutical packaging is essential.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Management of entry level engineers
  • Evaluation and selection of new packaging materials for all products
  • Assessing complex problems within all possible elements of packaging solutions
  • Write test protocols and report on most suitable materials to be used
  • Perform technical evaluations to justify the use of selected materials
  • Manage all projects within expected due dates
  • Present new packaging and design ideas to the Product Development team
  • Participate in Pre-Approval Inspections (PAI)
  • Deal with all regulatory bodies (e.g., FDA, EMEA, etc.) as required
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and all stakeholders


  • Bachelor or Master degree in the field of engineering or product design
  • 5 years of experience related to packaging materials
  • Proven experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience leading teams and developing new talent
  • Proven project leader with ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong Interpersonal and communication skills.


Contact Diarmuid O'Mahony on 01 592 7888 to discuss the role or email [email protected] for further details on the role