Offers “Merckgroup”

39 days agoMerckgroup

Packaging Engineering Supervisor

  • St. Louis, USA

Job description

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization.  External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.     


Your Role:

As a Packaging Engineering Supervisor, you will lead a team of packaging professionals in packaging design, support, and implementation for MilliporeSigma Cell Culture Media (CCM) products including catalog, custom, and new products.  You will work with suppliers and strategic MilliporeSigma business partners to deliver innovative packaging solutions to support MilliporeSigma’s dry powder and liquid product CCM portfolio. The position will direct professional level position(s) and support 4 global locations in the US, UK and China.


·  Design robust and economical packaging for catalog and custom MilliporeSigma CCM Products
·  Respond to customer inquiries regarding new/custom packaging requests from both internal and external customers
·  Write protocols and report results of studies conducted, prepare literature for marketing publication
·  Design and conduct experiments such as, cell culture, compatibility, physical durability, shipping stability, disposable mixing technology, and disposable process applications to support new/custom product applications for both internal and external customers
·  Lead the Packaging Engineering team to meet customer needs/expectations and business objectives
·  Develop and implement corrective actions based on incident investigations, work with customers, suppliers, and internal staff to resolve issue and report status on continuous basis
·  Develop and implement packaging processes to ensure products are packaged according to verified methods for all MilliporeSigma CCM sites
·  Prepare and give presentations covering disposable and packaging applications/ capabilities/ training to internal and external customers
·  Conduct and/or coordinate testing with an outside testing facility to obtain data required to support current disposable product line as well as new disposable products for internal applications as well as external customer applications
·  Perform other ad hoc customer and business projects as needed



Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

·  Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemical Engineering or related discipline
·  3+ years of industry experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemistry, food, or fermentation application
·  1+ years of lead, supervisory, or manager experience


Preferred Qualifications:

·  Master’s in Business Administration, or experience/education in Material Sciences
·  Direct employee leadership experience with performance management, employee development and setting personal goals
·  Previous packaging engineering experience with dry powders and liquids
·  Knowledge with designing, selecting, and testing packaging and shipping containers for powders and liquids
·  Experience with project management, utilizing resources, creating timelines & budgets, and coordinating between functional groups
·  Previous industry experience with bio-disposables and bioprocessing




What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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Job Requisition ID:  229185

Location:  St. Louis

Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)

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