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Packaging Engineer R&D

Date: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Haarlem, NL, 2031 DA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Steriles Device Team is managing a portfolio of legacy and new combination projects.  With both there are developmental & technical challenges, problem investigations and continuous improvements to overcome, solve and implement. Examples of medical devices used are Pre-Filled Syringes (PFS), pen injectors and auto injectors, combination kits.

The purpose of this role is to provide subject matter expertise to support the packaging technology team. As packaging engineer you will be leading packing related activities for combination product development. The majority activities are related to secondary and tertiary pack design, development, verification and validation for combination products and authoring and reviewing design control documentation. You will have to work in highly regulated environment and  use creativity, knowledge and experience to identify and to resolve complex packaging related problems.  

The role is global and will require to work across all phases of the projects. The packaging engineer will be part of a cross-functional team and will be required to contribute to multiple projects in parallel supporting all SDT portfolio device projects.


  • Lead and execute packaging activities for combination product projects
  • Excel at handling complex tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Collaborates directly with internal business peers and cross functional teams at a high level.
  • Manage day to day activities with contractors, contract manufacturing companies and external suppliers. 
  • Lead and support safety risk management activities and define the critical parameters of the packaging design.


  • M.S. or PhD degree in Packaging, Packaging Materials, Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, Polymer Science or Engineering with packaging work experience and proven track record (on the Market).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in packaging development, from concept to commercialisation or equivalent in pharmaceutical and/o medical device industry


  • Solid proficiency in MS Word, Excel and MS projects


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Reports To

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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