Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Packaging Engineer

New Brunswick, NJ, US
May 12, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The selected candidate will be responsible for technology development efforts, assess and develop innovative technologies with focus on primary package development activities for sterile dosage forms. Conducts tests on packaging materials/presentations and final package for stability studies and coordinates the packaging of stability supplies for new products. Provides technical expertise in development of component specifications for primary packaging system. Provides technical expertise to the manufacturing teams assisting with the resolution of problems associated with packaging/component equipment conflicts. Participates in development of new technology to resolve packaging related issues. Sources, tests, qualifies and documents new packaging components across a wide variety of types of materials and formats. Recommends improvements to packaging component design. Provides sterile packaging technical assistance for quality and regulatory activities including: preparation of technical documents for regulatory filings.Partner with Device development team to ensure system level requirements for combination products are developed, verified and validated in accordance with design controls. Responsible for successful project execution according to established objectives, timelines and costs. This position may require up to 15% travel.


Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Packaging Science/Engineering with up to 3 years of professional experience in pharmaceutical/ medical device and combination product development.Master's degree preferred. The candidate must have a strong background in sterile product primary packaging. The candidate should be familiar with global regulations regarding packaging. Has experience in developing primary packaging systems. Has experience in writing and executing protocols for testing packaging systems. Experience should include familiarity with statistical analysis tools such as Minitab and design softwares such as Pro-Engineer and or SolidWorks. Good oral and written communication skills are required, as well as the ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams. Ability to handle multiple tasks, be willing to challenge existing practices, and work with minimum supervision.