Senior Packaging Engineer, Pharma Manufacturing Science and Technology (MS&T), Packaging Design & Development

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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Employer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Position: Senior Packaging Engineer, Pharma Manufacturing Science and Technology (MS&T), Packaging Design & Development (ref.# 7991)

Location: 1 Squibb Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Duties: Use experience with: primary, secondary and tertiary packaging component development and qualification; primary component manufacturing processes and materials; container and closure design and ability to interpret molded parts drawings; blister packaging and thermoforming processes and ability to interpret blister design drawings; secondary and tertiary packaging materials and design; lab testing equipment including RAM Optical, Optical Comparator, Magna Mike, Instron, vacuum leakage, and drop and vibration test equipment; ASTM and ISTA ship testing requirements; packaging qualification and validation methods (IQ/OQ/PQ); child resistant packaging test requirements per 16 CFR 1700; project management; change control to serve as subject matter expert (SME) for technical packaging matters and package development activities. Drive package development projects to support product launches and life cycle management activities. Support packaging technical transfer activities for changes to packaging and drug manufacturing sites. Facilitate and support business continuity projects to source and qualify new packaging components, materials and/or suppliers to reduce component supply risk. Select and qualify secondary and tertiary designs and materials to effectively maintain product integrity from product packaging through distribution to the end user. Develop die line drawings for the graphic design of printed packaging components for regulatory filings, commercial product launches and packaging changes. Support Regulatory filing activities by providing and reviewing content for filings. Develop and execute Human Factors Use studies. Manage change control for packaging changes. Understand and collaborate with Anti-Counterfeiting and Tamper Evidence (ACTE) team regarding anticounterfeiting, tamper evidence and temperature assurance packaging. May telecommute 50% of time from anywhere in the US.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in biological engineering, packaging engineering, engineering or related and 2 years of experience reflecting demonstrable ability in the skill set described above (experience may precede degree).

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Contact: Althea Wilson

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

4931 George Road

Tampa, FL 33634

[email protected] 

The starting compensation for this job is a range from $101,000 to $126,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation is decided based on demonstrated experience. Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Career Site. Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.

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