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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Basel, BS, Switzerland
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Responsibilities in detail:

The Associate / Junior Packaging Designer / Packaging Development Engineer responsibilities include the following activities:

  • Assists in all phases of the packaging development with sourcing activities for packaging prototypes and sample requests in contact with suppliers
  • Creates new or update existing packaging component numbers and specifications in the FCS inventory system GPM and is responsible for the completeness and updates of packaging related technical documentation
  • Creation of more-dimensional (2D/3D) packaging concept visualizations, prototyping and/or the specification of packaging materials
  • Supports purchase orders of packaging samples, consumable materials and other components
  • Ensures the preparation and completion of packaging and process related technical and administrative documentation
  • Is responsible for the organization and update of the packaging component archive
  • Reorganizes the current packaging project archive system in consultation with the Packaging Designers/Engineers
  • Creates or updates instructional drawings, diagrams and illustrations for the use in job step related batch documents (e.g. filling plans, artworks, packaging process descriptions)
  • Assists quality related activities e.g. by executing action items, investigations, test preparations and executions
  • Participates and completes QA- and work process related trainings

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Willingness to work in the global cross-disciplinary and a strongly regulated company environment with a higher percentage of administrative documentation
  • A good understanding of packaging- and manufacturing processes
  • A team player with a proactive and strong hands-on mentality
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities

    Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment

  • Basic knowledge of primary and secondary packaging materials and material characteristics, especially cardboard materials, thermo-formed and cold-formed containers
  • Advanced knowledge of CAD software applications, SolidWorks and DBWoks

Minimum Qualifications:

The Associate/Junior Packaging Designer/Packaging Development Engineer

  • Higher educational certificate, technical, graphical or project oriented with degree level or equivalent in relevant subject Industrial Design or Packaging Design with a min. of two (2) years professional experience in Design, Packaging Development (and Labelling)
  • Familiar with common graphical software applications e.g. Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and/or Corel Draw
  • Basic knowledge in Prepress and Artwork Management activities in cooperation with customers, printing agencies and material suppliers
  • A min. of one (1) years of experience with CAD software applications
  • Basic knowledge of primary and secondary packaging materials and material characteristics, especially cardboard materials, thermo-formed and cold-formed containers
  • Basic skills in packaging and labelling testing methods
  • Willingness to understand the FCS packaging- and manufacturing processes
  • Basic Project Management skills
  • Fluent communication skills in English and German
  • First experience in the pharmaceutical or another strongly regulated environment
  • Willingness to contribute to process improvement and internal projects by preparing and issuing plans, documents and specifications
  • Advanced user of MS Office applications

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