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Packaging Engineer Posted Jun 19
HCL GB Ltd - ERS , Zug, Zug, Switzerland
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The primary role of the Packaging Engineer in the Global Packaging Technology (GPT) group is to lead or assist in the development and testing of commercial packaging with a focus on global brand protection (GBP) initiatives including tamper evidence, chemical taggants, and serialization. This individual must be able to work independently to generate scientifically valid data and carry out routine analyses.


Author or support technical documentation for design requirements, engineering testing, qualification or validation protocols and reports, specifications, technical drawings, change control and GBP business requirements

Support technical artwork development process as necessary

Conduct routine testing on primary, secondary, and tertiary/distribution packaging using a wide array of test equipment and instrumentation

Record and analyze test data using basic statistics to effectively summarize results

Help manage external test facilities and provide direct oversight and guidance for testing including planning, procurement, and organization of test materials

Support implementation of GBP initiatives and serialization labels at packaging printers and/or internal or external manufacturing (CMO) in accordance with their processes and capabilities

Participate in technical audits at packaging printers as necessary


6+ years packaging related experience

3+ years of experience within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical device industries

Strong understanding of cGMP environment

Working knowledge of packaging related standards and regulations for ASTM, EMA, FDA, GS1, ICH, ISO, ISTA, and USP

Lean and/or Six Sigma training is preferred


Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate at all levels of the organization