Technical Packaging Engineer (all genders)

Posted 08 May 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 191811


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

As a Technical Packaging Engineer (all genders) in Global Healthcare Operations, you ensure that the packaging material of our pharmaceutical products are of highest quality and meet all desired functionality. You are part of a team which is managing a huge variety of packaging components (primary (oral solid dosage & liquids), secondary, tertiary). One the one hand, support for production sites will be provided by you when there are material issues - which means working directly with the packaging teams on the shop floor to solve issues. You set the global standards for the performance of our packaging components to ensure they perform perfectly during the packaging process. One the other hand, you will be part of R&D and launch project teams which are working on bringing new products to the market – this means project management work at its best. Furthermore, you will manage global interfaces such as art work or procurement.


Who you are:

  • Graduate (Diploma/Bachelor/Master) in Packaging Technology (or equivalent)
  • Several years (ideally 3-5) of experience in the pharmaceutical packaging industry
  • Project management skills are a must (Certification preferred)
  • Profound GMP knowledge
  • Business-fluent German & English skills
  • Willingness to travel (10 - 30%)


What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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