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Packaging Technologist

  • Salary: £45 - £60 per annum
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 06/10/2016
  • Job reference: J356401A

Packaging Technologist

Holmes Chapel

6 months

Our client, a leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturer, is recruiting a Packaging Technologist for a 6 month contract based in Holmes Chapel.

Responsibilities include but not limited to;

  • Design and execute packaging line trials
  • Generate technical documents as required (SOPs, specifications, Technical Protocols and Reports)
  • Raise and manage Supplier Quality Notifications (SQNs) and liaise with Supplier Quality and suppliers to identify the root cause of and resolve packaging issues
  • Work with production engineers and packaging administrators to develop and implement packaging specifications
  • Own packaging related site change controls, deviations and CAPAs
  • Troubleshooting and proposing ideas to promote continuous improvement
  • Proactively looking to improve and evolve the packaging processes on site

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of working in the pharma industry / cGMP environment is essential
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience of working with pharma packaging
  • Technical writing experience (SOPs, technical protocols and reports, specifications Q&V documentation - URS, Validation Plans, IQ, OQ, PQ) is essential
  • Previous experience of performing qualification and validation is essential
  • Previous experience of serialization desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of process control systems desirable but not essential as training and support will be provided
  • Previous experience of performing technical studies / line trials is essential
  • A BSc or other equivalent qualification in packaging would be advantageous
  • Extensive knowledge of packaging, printing and manufacturing processes
  • You will need to have a proven ability to influence others
  • Have a proven track record of managing technical/packaging projects (improvements, introducing new packaging and related technologies)
  • IT literate

If you are interested in this position please submit your CV for consideration or call Slaine Kelly for more information on 01619243679.