Associate Engineer

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 01-31-2017
Description
Job Details: This position reports into the Package Engineering group under Device Technology in Thousand Oaks, CA. The position falls within 3 different categories in Package Engineering and Labeling (PEL): Pre-Commercial, Commercial, and Lifecycle Management. This position will apply engineering principles to create and revise technical specifications, engineering drawings, and artwork templates of primary and secondary packaging components. Knowledge of primary and secondary packaging systems, and material science is essential to the position.

The position requires organizational, project management, technical problem solving and communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to work in teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment.

This position is responsible and accountable for the following:
1) Writing technical specifications, creating engineering drawings, and developing artwork templates.
2) Support for testing and evaluation leading to recommendation and selection of primary and secondary packaging materials for both large and small molecule products
3) Familiarity with Material Testing standards, requirements and equipment is essential.
4) Competent with AutoCad or similar software application to create, modify and approve engineering drawings.
5) Collaborates with cross-functional teams (i.e. QA/QC, Supply Chain, ArtworkManufacturing, Regulatory, etc.) in pre-commercial and commercial activities.

Qualifications:
BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences
0 to 3 years general packaging/engineering experience

Demonstrated Competencies/Skills:
1) Independent thinker with demonstrated skills working in teams or leading project teams
2) Strong Interpersonal and communication skills

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