Packaging Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00055989
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 24.08.2023
  • Closed Date: 20.09.2023
  • Sector:
  • Location: Zurich,
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QLS are recruiting for a Packaging Engineer to join a Global Pharmaceutical company based in Zurich on a contract basis until the end of January 2024.


There is a possibility for that contract to become permanent.

Home office:Ideally 2-3 days onsite.

The Packaging Engineer Contractor will manage CMO activities including all the documentation requirements of Packaging operations.

The responsibilities are:

  • Management (development, review and approval of)new and modifications to technical profile drawings and purchasing/release specifications a must
  • Ability to multi task and achieve tactical deliverables with little to no supervision, while understanding strategic impact training
  • Supporting team in substantiating and qualifying alternate component substrates, suppliers, and processes to mitigate risk of supply the development (input), launch, life cycle management and continuous improvement of primary and/or,
  • Leading or own change control, non-conformances and CAPA activities working with Quality and Global Labeling Operations
  • Managing implementation of platform (harmonization / standardization) components
  • Managing bill of materials, etc.
  • The candidate will facilitate template inclusion of regulatory (serialization)and global corporate standard labeling requirements (i.e. authentication)


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering related field; Packaging Engineers preferred
  • Knowledge of cGMPdocumentation requirements a must
  • Knowledge and experienced use of Trackwise a must
  • Knowledge of developing and experience in qualifying packaging components on packaging equipment a must
  • 5 years pharmaceutical experience (or equivalent)
  • Strong technical, interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • cGMP SME in packaging
  • Technical specification, profile drawing development, review and approval
  • Packaging Process Validation
  • Specification development, review, approvaland implementation
  • Trackwise (change control, deviation/investigation and CAPA initiation, review and approval mechanisms a must)
  • Must be a team player who can manage multiple tasks, a dynamic environment with a positive, outgoing spirit
  • Manages multiple tasks with focus on purpose and impact to strategy

Ideally, you would have:

  • Demonstrated abilities to manage and collaborate across internal stakeholders such as packaging colleagues, quality...
  • Demonstrated strength in cross boundary communication, influencing others, working in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including project management


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0)800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 55989 in all correspondence.

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