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Packaging Specialist – Regulatory and Compliance

Ref: 80599

  • 50,000-55,000
  • 15 Feb 2024
  • Wicklow
  • Permanent

Packaging Specialist – Regulatory and Compliance

About the Company
We are currently looking to recruit a Packaging Specialist who has experience in the regulations and compliance of packaging related to recycling, based in South Dublin. This is an opportunity to work with a large manufacturing facility, in the bio-pharma sector who are focused on products for global export
They have recently secured a number of  large international programs and this client is seeing major growth in demand for their products. They have a reputation across the world as being one of the most successful in health related medical devices and in product delivery, and are currently involved in some of the most important global health programs.  Packaging of their product is an essential part of their supply chain and with recent changes to regulations regarding recycling and sustainability, they require someone who has expert knowledge of this area.
About the Position
Working closely with Supply chain Manager and the Operations Team, you will  work close with internal and external stakeholder regarding the legal obligations of the company and ensure compliance with the current legislation. You will lend your expertise knowledge in this area and advise the client on best practice and mitigate any current and future issues in this area.
Within this role you will be involved in

  • Ensure understanding and implementation of relevant regulations and directives at both localised EU level and a global level
  • Understand and monitor packaging declaration, packaging composition and packaging waste levels.
  • Analyse  non-conformity, and suggest the best way to rectify this problem
  • Evaluation of packaging materials to ensure they adhere to performance criteria and regulatory guidelines.
  • Active involvement in activities such as ISO14001
  • Conduct external audits regarding packaging regulations, compliance, directives.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of packaging processes, materials, and designs based on research
  • Manage a robust ERP system to monitor and track all packaging relate issues.
  • Conformance to EU/FDA regulations regarding
For this role you are required to have;
  • A min or 5 years packaging and regulation
  • A related Engineering or Science qualification
  • You MUST be degree qualified
  • Ideally you will have experience in a manufacturing environment.  
  • A self-starter and the ability to manage multiple projects as any given time.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suit and in particular, Excel
  • Knowledge of EU and FDA regulations in relation to packaging.
  • Have excellent computer skills and a knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word plus experience ERP systems.
  • Data manipulation capability and proven analytical skills required.

Remuneration Package
The client offers an excellent package along with benefits. They also offer pension and healthcare. They offer parking on site and are also open to a hybrid option of working from home.

For more information on this position please contact Cathal on 01-5927850 and hit the apply button below to send your cv. He can also be contacted on [email protected]