Packaging Engineer

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You will work as a Packaging Engineer for our client, an established manufacturing company in the Waterford area.

As a packaging engineer you will provide Packaging Engineering support and leadership to site capital projects aiding our client in the delivery of high quality projects safely, within budget and in a timely manner. Equipment development and installation is a vital component of the role.

This is a contract job.

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Key duties & responsibilities: 

  • Life cycle cost measured in designs for maximum long-standing efficiency and reliability.
  • Follow site procedures in Project Management best practice, including PM methodologies, design, documentation management and standards.
  • Ensure scope is understood, communicated and locked through appropriate charter for the project.
  • Ensure validation methodology is clear and integrated into the project from URS onwards.
  • Execution and project management responsibility for the introduction and installation of the packaging process
  • Mitigate risks as early as possible.
  • Manage budgets to ensure control is maintained at all times.
  • Direct PFMEA studies and lead Risk assessments effort for the overall process
  • Design, develop and source packaging equipment, source tools, fixtures and specialist equipment as required for successful implementation and project delivery
  • Manage scope through approved change control for any changes.
  • Ensure the quality of all works completed is to the highest standards and on schedule.
  • Ensure all documentation is appropriately reviewed and signed off.
  • Coordinate and attend FAT’s as required.
  • Ensure documentation, training and handover meet the customers’ expectations.

What are we looking for? 

  • Project Management.
  • Qualified to a minimum of Degree level in an Engineering discipline.
  • Motivating cross functional Teams.
  • Knowledge of cGMP requirements.
  • Understanding of integrated validation approaches.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting demands and to prioritize accordingly.
  • Knowledge of Pharma packaging is essential.
  • At least 3 years Project Management experience, preferably in the Pharma sector.

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