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Packaging Engineer United States,  

Lilly (company)

Posted on : 18 May 2017

Project Description

Packaging Engineer
United States
Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scitive work environment for more than 6,500 employees worldwentific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaboraide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.
The purpose of this role is to ensure that packaging for all Elanco products managed through the Clinton plant site is done in a safe, efficient manner in full regulatory compliance. The packaging engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining packaging materials for existing and new products. The packaging engineer is responsible for supporting site Operations for process improvements on packaging equipment and materials.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:


Liaison with quality, regulatory, purchasing, suppliers, PPM and operations.
Identify opportunities to improve cost, cycle time, and compliance.
Participate in the identification and selection of new suppliers.
Site owner for all packaging-related issues.
Develop and maintain packaging materials specifications, including dieline templates and packaging instructions.
Support the qualification and validation of packaging equipment and processes at Clinton site for packaging Elanco products.
Support key projects through testing and evaluating new or modified packaging components or preparing packaging line validation protocols, as required.


Understand and apply packaging requirements and regulations.
Understand and assist in the implementation of the Global Quality Standards.
Complete packaging reporting for annual product reviews, and regulatory commitment documents.
Understand the packaging requirements for international shipments, including dangerous goods and UN certification


Lead investigations on packaging complaints.
Originate change controls for packaging-related projects or activities.
Technical representative and investigator for packaging deviations and ensures deviations and complaints are investigated thoroughly to ensure that a corrective action is consistent with the root cause analysis.

Continuous Improvement Activities

Assist in improvement of safe working conditions by identifying hazardous processes or conditions.
Assist in improvement projects for packaging operations.
Participate in supplier audits
Bachelor s Degree
2 years experience in Package Engineering
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
Ability to create and/or modify processes or procedures to coincide with best practices.
Strong problem solving capabilities, including strategic and creative thinking.
Strong interpersonal/communication skills: verbal and written.
Excellent project management skills - ability to support projects with the Clinton Site.
Cross-functional networking and influencing ability.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and deal with ambiguity.
Good understanding of packaging equipment, materials, and technologies utilized in the pharmaceutical industry.
Thorough understanding of cGMP regulations and regulatory agencies packaging requirements.
Must have experience in working with equipment vendors and distributors for packaging engineering projects and support activities.
Self-motivated and demonstrated strong documentation skills.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication and interpersonal interaction skills.
Proficiency with computer systems, including but not limited to BLUE, Regulus, Ensur, SAP, Microsoft Office products, Trackwise, etc
Prior Packaging Experience
Ability to prioritize multiple activities
Ability to influence others
This position serves an 8-hour Monday through Friday work schedule
Situations may arise where off-schedule work, both on-site and off-site, may be required
This position may require 5-15% travel to a packaging supplier, as applicable, on an annual basis
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



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