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Packaging Engineer Technician

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2022
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Packaging Engineer Technician

Strathroy, Ontario is one of two sites located in Canada offering softgel development and manufacturing capabilities for the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health industries. We have a broad range of integrated formulation, manufacturing, analytical and packaging services to offer full service turnkey solutions.

Position Summary:

The Packaging Engineer Technician is critical to our patients. They will participate and support day to day production including new product introductions, providing technical expertise on pack/delivery format, tooling specifications, material selection, functionality and testing of critical quality attributes. This technological leader will work to deliver customer satisfaction and with cross functional teams, will deliver product on time, with the highest quality, aligned with our vision, mission and our core values.

The Role

Duties And Responsibilities
  • Operate under and maintain GMP conditions in a controlled environment.
  • Effectively communicate on a timely basis with management and other stakeholders to ensure clear understanding and acknowledgment of project/program status, risks, actions, and outcomes.
  • Develop, approve, and control technical specifications for all packaging components.
  • Develop and specify tooling for all packaging equipment.
  • Lead technical trials to evaluate component functionality, machine compatibility, and line performance.
  • Prepare and execute process validation protocols, process validation reports, and study protocols.
  • Lead/participate in continuous improvements projects.
  • Represent functional area and projects at local, technical, and customer meetings.
  • Lead and participation in the identification and implementation of new packaging technology.
  • Support customer development, and approval for artwork.
  • Support technical transfers (product, processes, and equipment).
  • Coordinate with Engineering. Production, Quality and R&D.
  • Lead/support Corrective Action Preventative Action implementation.
  • Coordination with various packaging component vendors.
The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chem., Indus., Mech., Elec.) or College Diploma in a production/packaging related field.
  • Minimum 2 years industry experience in the development of packaging component or materials (preferably in Food or Pharma)
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing, pharmaceutical and/or GMP facility an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to work independently, as required and complete daily activities according to schedule.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve technical or related packaging issues, lead and complete projects.
  • Works respectfully and cooperatively in teams, communicates clearly and has effective listening skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and skilled in the use of Microsoft Office.
Position Benefits
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance)
  • Group Retirement Savings –Registered Pension Plan (RPP) with employer contributions
  • Paid Time Off Programs incl. vacation, banked time & personal time
  • Employee Reward & Recognition programs
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development & growth incl. tuition reimbursement
We will identify candidates based on the following Catalent Competencies:
  • Leads with Integrity and Respect
  • Delivers Results
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Champions Change
  • Engages and Inspires
  • Coaches and Develops
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by local law.

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