Packaging Engineer

Position Summary 

This position is responsible for packaging design and implementation of clinical trial supplies

Position Reports to:

VP Global Programs

Position Supervises:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interact with proposal manager during the proposal writing phase regarding study design and kit specifications.
  • Responsible for package design at all three Xerimis locations.
  • Responsible for accuracy as to all calculations relative to strength and appropriateness of components, correctness of proportions, etc.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including quality control
  • Interact directly with client to determine specific requirements of each packaging operation. Provide input to CSPL/Global PM in more complex global situations.
  • Act as liaison between Operations and QA in further defining requirements for packaging activity.
  • Coordinate with Associate PM to acquire materials for use in clinical studies, including blister cards, cartons, labels, bottles, closures, film, foil, cotton, comparator products, etc.
  • Obtain quotes for component labels and cartons, items involved in the design of the kits.
  • Initiate and develop all new card designs.
  • Create mock-up kits and packaging samples
  • With guidance of GPM, oversee the designing of booklet labels when in-house design is necessary.
  • Collaborate with all departments to meet client timelines.
  • Work with Xerimis QPs to ensure materials entering the EU are suitable for use
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent English reading and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good close vision and accurate color vision
  • Familiarity with cGMPs
  • Computer literacy skills, including CAD
  • Basic software skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry a plus


Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to warehouse and operations (packaging) environments including regular exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold or chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

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