GMP Packaging Engineer

Posted 20 May 2020

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 206222


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 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. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

The GMP Packaging Engineer is an individual that has proven their abilities to design and support procedures and documents. They are responsible for safely developing GMP packaging processes that meet both internal and external customer’s needs.  This employee is required to ensure the compliance with the local quality system and regulations such as ICH Q7.

  • Design, support and implement packaging processes for GMP products which can include the following:
  • Work with customers and new project teams to implement packaging processes to ensure products are packaged according to approved methods.
  • Design and conduct experiments to support new/custom product packaging for products produced for both internal and external customers
  • Write protocols and report results of studies conducted.
  • Develop and Implement corrective actions based on incident investigations, work with customers, suppliers and internal staff to resolve issue and report status on continuous basis.
  • Assist in preparation of operational procedures to ensure compliance with applicable Safety and Quality guidelines
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of process improvement, safety, quality, and 5S ideas


Who you are:  


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • 1+ years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry    
  • 1+ years’ experience designing, selecting, and installing filling equipment and final packaging equipment
  • 1+ years’ experience and/or education in Material Sciences


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Engineering or Engineering
  • Effective scientific problem-solving skills
  • Customer service skills and the ability and the ability to interact with customers and coworkers in a productive manner.
  • Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement methodology (ie., PDSA, Lean Manufacturing, and/or Six Sigma)
  • Knowledge of FDA and/or USDA regulatory requirements
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software programs


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. 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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