Posted to MedZilla on 7/25/2017


Netherlands, Validation Engineer (GMP) EN_SJ_12865-MZ


ProClinical is seeking a Packaging / Validation Engineer in Process Development (PD) that will report to the Senior Manager Engineering at its Label Packaging site in Breda, NL. The Packaging / Validation Engineer will join a team of 5 Packaging Engineers, responsible for the introduction and lifecycle management of commercial packaging for final drug product presentations. You will be working in a rapidly growing, high-class pharmaceutical / GMP environment. Main responsibilities are; designing, qualification/verification and implementation of secondary packaging components and / or configurations used for site operations and transportation packaging.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate or participate in multi-disciplinary projects related to packaging component changes or new packaging designs.
  • Develop test material; coordinate test materials and inventory as required by studies.
  • Creation of Qualification and Verification Plans
  • Coordinate testing to be performed for packaging related studies impacting the site.
  • Assist and contribute to Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and may assist in establishing Equipment Validation Documentation.
  • Writing documents according to the Good Documentation Practices is a significant part of this role.
  • Create technical reports such as User Requirements, Assessments, Protocols, Reports, Verification Documentation.
  • Create and revise packaging component specifications if required.
  • Provide accurate information for Bill of Material (BOM), Master Packaging Configuration (MPC) and Transport packaging configuration (TPC) to be used on site.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent with minimum 3 -5-year experience working in a Package Development and/or Validation/Engineering environment
  • Master's degree with minimum 1 - 2-year experience working in a Package Development and/or Validation/Engineering environment
  • Experience in a Pharmaceutical / GMP environment
  • Good understanding of current Good Manufacturing / Documentation Practices
  • Fluency in English, both in oral and written communication
  • Good (technical) written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in multi-functional teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment
  • Defines project timeframes and priorities based on project objectives and ongoing assignments
  • Recognizes and escalates problems in a timely manner
  • Occasionally work outside office hours
  • Additional preferred Requirements:
  • Comprehensive understanding of materials used in packaging
  • Familiarity with validation processes and protocols
  • Understanding of equipment used in the packaging industry

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sayf Jabbar on +44 203 8281 920 or upload your CV on our website -
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