Packaging Engineer

  • Location: Seymour, Indiana
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #18348

Packaging Engineer
6–12-month contract
Location: Seymour, IN 

Scientific Search client, a well-established/dynamic Pharma company, had an immediate need for a Packaging Engineer. This is a 6–12-month contract engagement, may transition to FTE. The Packaging Engineer will provide technical support to Packaging Operations and Technical Services including specification, evaluation, and installation of new pharmaceutical packaging equipment; assure compliance of equipment operation and function with cGMP standards; troubleshoot and optimize installed equipment; integrate packaging line serialization functions with Logistics and IT Systems, identify and implement corrective actions and process improvement.


  • Assure proper setup and operation of new, modified and/or repaired equipment within packaging.
  • Manage specification and design activities for new equipment and packaging line configuration.
  • Provide support for equipment troubleshooting and repair of packaging and serialization equipment.
  • Monitor packaging processes and equipment and identify areas for improvement.
  • Assist with equipment testing, qualification and standard operating procedure development/review.
  • Assist with User Requirements (URS)
  • Assist in training of Packaging Operations and Maintenance staff.
  • Assist with selection and design of packaging components and configurations.
  • Support creation of System Design (SDS) and Functional Design (FDS) documentation.
  • Familiarity with PLC-based systems and programs.
  • SME for packaging serialization systems; support implementation and ongoing functionality of serialization equipment and data communication.


  • Bachelor’s Degree: Mechanical, Packaging, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in Engineering or Technical Services within an Industrial Packaging Organization. 
  • Pharmaceutical Industry experience preferred.
    • Frequently required to climb, balance, stoop, and kneel
    • Must be able to operate objects, tools or controls and reach with arms and hands
    • Must wear safety equipment when required
For immediate consideration, send current resume to John Barry; & reference Job #18348 


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