Packaging Scientist in Collegeville, PA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/9/2021

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JobID: 386179

JSG has an immediate contract opening for a Packaging Scientist located in Collegeville PA. This position is approved for 1 year with the possibility of being extended.

Provide packaging support to the PD project teams, CTS, and Global Manufacturing Supply network, to ensure:

  • Development requirements to support that qualification, registration, and launch key events are met. Activities include, but are not limited to:

- Recommend primary packaging components

- Complete primary packaging specifications and testing

- Manage/complete stability packaging campaigns

- Complete (generate or review) IND/NDA CTX/MAA Container Closure sections with supporting documentation

  • Review of post launch primary packaging changes or stability issues, as needed or requested.
  • Cost effective package development.
  • Alignment of primary pack component usage through PD, CTS, and GMS with Global Procurement input/support to ensure cost effective solutions (i.e., material selection and process)
  • Assessment of new materials, components, and technologies for both technical performance and cost effectiveness.

Support the development of regulatory, quality, and legislative strategies for packaging to ensure cost effective development:

  • CMC regulatory strategy on packaging, especially the primary packaging
  • Guidance and cross project support to Regulatory, Quality, and GMS
  • Input into Group Quality Policies
  • Environmental policy and strategy


  • B.S./M.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science, Chemistry, Life Science, or equivalent industry experience, with minimum 1 year experience in package development, primarily in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical packaging and technology, regulatory requirements, and the R&D, NPS, and technology transfer processes.
  • Working knowledge of packaging materials, components, vendors, equipment, legislation, regulations, and technologies and the ability to apply this knowledge to satisfy project goals within PD and GMS.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of domestic and international packaging requirements and regulations (i.e., current applicable FDA/MAA guidelines, USP/Ph Eur, etc).
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and Design of Experiments as they apply to packaging operations.

Our client is a Global Leader in the Pharmaceutical industry. Johnson Service Group has been named to the list of largest companies in the Staffing Industry by the Staffing Industry Analysts SIA.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Steve Harwan at

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