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Packaging Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

At Dr. Reddy's "Good Health Can't Wait" By joining Dr. Reddy's, you will contribute to making the breakthroughs of tomorrow a reality today! From making medicines more affordable to discovering innovative treatment options to satisfy unmet medical needs, we are dedicated to helping people lead longer and healthier lives. We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals ready to inspire, ready to make a difference for their community and every community.Diversity, Equity & InclusionAt Dr. Reddy's, we are deeply committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and is valued for their contributions to the team. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the role and are open to exploring candidates with a less traditional background. Purpose: We are seeking a Packaging Engineer to support Dr Reddy's North America Group packaging commercialization efforts for their U.S. OTC and Rx business. Based in Princeton, NJ (Hybrid work schedule) this role will report to Lead Packaging Engineering. Responsibilities:

  • Provide necessary support to External Manufacturing production at various CMO sites for Rx, OTC and nutraceutical products.
  • Qualification of primary and secondary/tertiary packaging systems.
  • Execute testing as needed to support development and submission activities: USP testing; extractables & leachable; shipping tests; child resistance; line and component validation.
  • Provide critical inputs and requirements for product stability and FDA and other agency submissions.
  • Author, review, and coordinate approvals for documentation to support all activities as needed.
  • Provide packaging structural engineering, development and design support.
  • Coordinate structural and artwork development process with graphic designers for new SKU development, commercial launches, and manage routine artwork changes.
  • Initiate and execute primary and secondary package design projects.
  • Maintain packaging database. Create and edit as needed packaging documentation including pBOM and specifications. Develop dielines for artwork working with the manufacturing facilities.
  • Initiate change control for packaging related changes at CMO. Review and approve packaging documentation as needed to support CMO activities.
  • Manage projects related to new product launch packaging activities, facilities and manufacturing changes.
  • Manage suppliers and co-packers. Provide packaging oversight for activities and troubleshoot as necessary for startup, new product or SKU launches and support on-going production. Qualifications / Skills:
    • BS degree in Engineering (Packaging preferred, Mechanical, Materials Science).
    • 2-6 years of experience in regulated industry (pharmaceutical or consumer products packaging with Rx packaging preferred).
    • The candidate should have experience with variety of packaging on both primary (bottles, closures, blisters, pouches) and secondary/tertiary packaging (cartons, labels, shippers, displays). Device or combination product experience and Serialization experience a plus.
    • Experience with cGMP's, all applicable FDA guidelines and Quality Systems. Experience with PPPA/CPSIA regulations and compliance. Prefer additional understanding of ISO, USP, ISTA, ASTM standards.
    • Comfortable working in a team environment with tight deadlines.
    • Experience in packaging operations is desired.
    • Excellent communication, technical writing, and presentation skills.
    • Domestic travel may be required: up to 20%. Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of U.S. or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. COVID-19 Vaccination Getting vaccinated remains the most effective way to halt the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Dr. Reddy's encourages all employees to be vaccinated. At this time, vaccinations are not mandated for Princeton-based employees but may become required in the future. Equal Opportunity Employer: An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Trenton , Packaging Engineer, Engineering , Princeton, New Jersey

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