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Senior Packaging Engineer I

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Nov 16, 2023

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Senior Packaging Engineer I
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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Job Description



At Gilead we believe every employee deserves a great leader. As a people leader now or in the future, we expect that you will model and create an environment of inclusion, be intentionally focused on the hiring, development, growth and retention of talent, and empower teams to align and achieve goals.

Senior Packaging Engineer I

This position resides on the Package Development and Operations team, which develops primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging that meets the needs of Gilead's pharmaceutical and biologics pipeline. This position will have responsibilities in three areas:
  • Controlled Temperature Shipping Containers
  • Primary and Secondary Package Development for oral solid dose and parenteral products.
  • Combination product packaging


Prior experience in a cGMP-related industry is highly desirable.

Specific Job Requirements
  • Deliver technical leadership in temperature-controlled shipping containers, identify solutions to meet stakeholder needs, partner with suppliers to design solutions, execute qualification studies, and author related protocols and reports.
  • Partner with stakeholders to establish the infrastructure necessary to bring shipping container solutions into service.
  • Provide expertise in developing processes related to combination products.
  • Lead packaging activities supporting multiple clinical programs in all phases of development, ensuring on-time delivery of project deliverables and compliance to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
  • Execute packaging equipment and process verification and validation (including IQ/OQ/PQ studies) to prove the effectiveness of new packaging configurations and/or packaging lines/sites.
  • Support packaging operations and drive expeditious and appropriate resolution of deviations and investigations as necessary.
  • Perform characterization and qualification of primary packaging components (e.g., bottles, blisters, vials, prefilled syringes, caps, stoppers).
  • Write and review SOPs related to DDCPE activities, ensuring alignment with other Gilead SOPs.
  • Design and write packaging study protocols and reports that support product development and regulatory filing needs.
  • Write sections of global regulatory filings related to DDCPE activities.
  • Train new employees in SOPs and documentation systems.
  • Overnight travel may be required up to 25% of the time.


Knowledge
  • Excellent technical skills and knowledge of package development principles are required. Specific experience in the biotechnology sector is highly desired.
  • A detailed understanding of component and line qualification is required.
  • Knowledge of temperature-controlled shipping container qualification following ISTA 7D is required.
  • Knowledge of combination product packaging and associated regulations and familiarity with design controls.
  • Knowledge of FDA and cGMP standards is required.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills are required.
  • Experience collaborating with external suppliers, contract manufacturing organizations, or contract test laboratories is desirable.


Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, package engineering, or a related scientific field, and a minimum of 6+ years of relevant industry experience is required.
  • Advanced degree(s) with commensurate industry experience is also considered.


The salary range for this position is: $129,540.00 - $167,640.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

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Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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Company

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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Foster City
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