Laboratory Engineer for Primary Packaging

  1. Permanent
Basel, Switzerland
  1. Technical Operations, Engineering, Packaging Engineer
Posted: 06/11/2023

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Hobson Prior are currently seeking for a Laboratory Engineer for Primary Packaging to join a brilliant pharmaceutical organisation on a permanent basis located in Basel. Our client is focused on developing, manufacturing ad testing products for their clients.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role, you will develop and execute lab testing methods, protocols, and processes for primary packaging resources.
  • Work alongside cross-functional teams, which involves GMP drug product manufacturing and quality control.
  • Keep up to date on the latest advancements and trends in primary packaging material and device testing and offer suggestions for adopting innovative technologies or strategies.
  • Serve as an SME for testing container closure systems.
  • The ideal candidate will translate primary packaging resources and device testing process needs into technical ideas.
  • You will utilise your technical knowledge to develop novel and effective designs that meet testing needs.
  • Any other assigned duties.


  • Vocational training or educated to a degree level in an engineering, packaging technology, pharmaceutical sciences or similar discipline.
  • Familiarity within a research/technical assistance role within a pharmaceutical organisation with lab and equipment acquaintance in primary packaging material and device testing.
  • Past involvement in primary packaging material suppliers, device deployment and manufacturing, verification engineering and quality control.
  • Expertise on pertinent guidelines and industry standards, for example: ISO 11607, USP chapter <1207>, and ASTM F2391 standards.

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