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Packaging Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Princeton
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt 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 & Inclusion At 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.Job DescriptionJob SummaryWe are seeking a Packaging Engineer to support Dr. Reddy's North America Group packaging commercialization efforts for our U.S. OTC (over-the-counter) and Rx (Prescription) business. Based in Princeton, NJ (Hybrid work schedule), this role will report to Manager Packaging Engineering.Roles & 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 guidelines 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.
  • Domestic travel may be required: up to 20%QualificationsEducational qualification:
    • 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).Skills & attributes:Technical Skills
      • Experience with a 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.
      • Experience with PPPA (Poison Prevention Packaging Act), CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) regulations and compliance.
      • Additional understanding of ISO (International Organization for Standardization), USP, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association), ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) standards preferred.
      • Experience in packaging operations desired.
      • Comfortable working in a team environment with tight deadlines.
      • Excellent communication, technical writing, and presentation skills.Additional InformationOur Work Culture Ask any employee at Dr. Reddy's why they come to work every day and they'll say, because Good Health Can't Wait. This is our credo as well as the guiding principle behind all our actions. We see healthcare solutions not only as scientific formulations, but as a means to help patients lead healthier lives, and we're always attuned to the new and the next to empower people to stay fit. And to do this, we foster a culture of empathy and dynamism. People are at the core of our journey over the last few decades. They have been supported by an enabling environment that buoys individual ability while fostering teamwork and shared success. We believe that when people with diverse skills are bound together by a common purpose and value system, they can make magic. Equal Opportunity Employer An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.For more details, please visit our career website at https://careers.drreddys.com/#!/

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

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