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Packaging Lab Engineer

Posted on Jul 10, 2019 by CV-Library

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
We are recruiting for a very exciting opportunity for our client who Designs and Tests bespoke Packaging Solutions.

The purpose of the role will be to provide thermal testing, compliance documentation and consulting services to clients and to liaise and work with customers and internal teams through all phases of the packaging development and testing/ qualification processes.

Experience in the Pharmaceutical / Packaging / or Temperature controlled industry would be a great advantage in this role.

The salary on offer is up to £40k with benefits that include 25 days holiday, 4 x life insurance, and pension.


• Align the laboratory function and service offering with that of the USA

• Conduct testing / qualification projects; review progress, develop modifications, and recommend alternative approaches to ensure the products maintain their temperature requirements during each stage of testing/ qualification processes

• Produce timely development / testing documentation and protocols as required

• Create packaging diagrams using 3D CAD software

• Communicate with customers, provide information on products and solutions, resolve problems, technical support, development progress/ reports and protocols

• Advise and support the sales team in any tender process projects

• Work closely with all departments/stakeholders, providing technical guidance for all products and lease offerings

• Utilise development best practices and tools

• Prepare specifications and documents in accordance with requirements

• Represent the company at industry events and customer visits

• Ensure equipment is maintained and calibrated in accordance with the maintenance schedule/ legislative requirements

Qualifications and Knowledge required

Project Engineering skills

Project Management skills

Knowledge of Good Distribution Practice and Good Documentation Practice


Graduate in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, Packaging Technology or similar / Post Graduate Education E.g. Material Science

Understanding of packaging and manufacturing processes

Understanding of packaging or medical device regulatory and quality requirements

Understanding of ISTA and/or ASTM thermal and distribution standards and procedures

Commercial awareness

Skills and Experience required

Proficiency in use of project management tools

Proficiency in use of 3D CAD (Creo preferred)

Ability to read and translate technical documentation, work from instructions, protocols, drawings, proposals, specifications

Ability to work on a variety of projects at any one time

Ability to work in cross functional teams

Ability to work independently under own initiative and with a wider team

Organised and methodical with excellent attention to detail

Methodical and professional approach to role

Good IT skills

Experience in presenting designs and concepts using CAD and PowerPoint (internally and externally)

Reference: 210390868

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