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Our client, a Global Pharmaceutical Company, located in Waterford, is looking for a Packaging technologist for a permanent position, based onsite.

The Packaging Technologist will act as the Technical support to the site for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging operations (process equipment, test equipment and components) to ensure robust processes

• Act as the Technical support to the site for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging

operations (process equipment, test equipment and components) to ensure robust processes.
• Support site packaging activities related to NPI and the packaging validation involvement

within such projects (process & equipment): providing site leadership and input into Packaging equipment selection, URS & FDS for packaging equipment.
• Drive 100% packaging compliance with internal (QMS) and external quality, regulatory and

other compliance systems and management of the packaging trials, validation, documentation.
• Support the... introduction of all packaging changes associated with components changes &

NPIs, ensuring they are fit for purpose prior to being formally commercialized and introduced

and in accordance with the QMS / site change control policy
• Input into package design by acting as the ‘voice of packaging’ for the site
• In conjunction with the NPI team, support the generation of SIA with the required Packaging

input & lead/support all Packaging Transfer SIA. Determine all factors impacting the overall

business success within the supply chain so that they are identified, analysed and all correct

quantified for the SIA document set.
• Ensure packaging technical transfers are implemented in accordance with established sitebased

success criteria for packaging technical
• Lead/support the introduction of New Packaging Technology Platforms to support the site

operating model as appointed.
• Drive the site Packaging related Problem-Solving Process..
• Define best practice when it doesn’t exist already and sharing broadly within the packaging community to ensure knowledge transfer.
• Co-ordinate and leverage the use of shared materials and/or suppliers with other sites to

maximize scale and efficiency to the business advantage.
• Feed into the Process Prioritization listing to ensure all functions have appropriate visibility of

timelines for Packaging activities from both an operational capacity requirements / support

resource requirement (QC/Reg/etc).
• The role needs to support and positively impact site business objectives in relation to Packaging

Process understanding, optimization and control to allow:-
• The packaging operation to be compliant and validated
• The packaging operation is operating at best in class OEEs

• 3-5 Years’ experience in technical discipline covering a range of Packaging formats applicable to FMCG or Pharmaceuticals / Medical Devices / Healthcare
• Third Level Degree within Pharmaceutical Science / Engineering / Medical device
• Working knowledge on SAP platforms like M-ERP or CERPS will be an advantage.
• Must have the experience and working knowledge of:
• Technical Packaging transfers
• Packaging NPI introduction

Berkley Life Science & Engineering is a specialist consultancy recruiting Life Science & Engineering professionals for organisations throughout Ireland; for more information go to If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please contact Fred Chesne on or send your CV to

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