Founded in 1945 this company has become a leader in their field through a combination of innovative research and
development, strategic acquisitions, and partnerships with renowned third-party organizations. They operate in more
than 75 countries, serving 180 markets and employ more than 24,000 people. Continued growth has resulted in the need for
a Principal Scientist, Packaging Development.
Position: The Principal Scientist, Package Development will
design, plan, perform, interpret and report results of scientific experiments for the preparation and timely delivery
of primary packaging, processes and procedures. He, or she will lead and manage all project/local network activities, support/coach
team members, participate in sub-teams and contribute to overall GDD Packaging/Device strategies and goals.
· Actively participate in teams, projects, networks and/or platforms.
· Actively contribute to team goals. Fulfill related tasks and responsibilities related to own
discipline and ensure all own activities are aligned with overall drug development process.
Provide strategic and scientific contribution to Networks,
with target achievements according to network charter and objectives. Interpret results, evaluate data, draw relevant
conclusions, and write reports.
· Contribute to risk analyses and/or peer review and process challenge meetings. Interact/collaborate with Research
and/or other functions in Development to facilitate transfer of knowledge and deliveries primary packaging or medical devices.
Proactively support generation of international registration
documents, including interaction with authorities where appropriate. Generate appropriate scientific documents to hand over
to internal and/or external agencies or partners.
· Proactively communicate key issues and any other critical topics in a timely manner to the appropriate management
level and/or to any other relevant project team member(s). Proactively contribute to setting, updating and monitoring
of team goals.
Translate team goals into daily work. Coach team
members and support objectives setting, performance evaluations and development planning discussions where appropriate.
Support the journey towards a multi-skilled, highly innovative and motivated workforce operating in a self-directed team
Engage and drive culture change consistent with
GDD values and objectives. Consistently demonstrate good change management practices to protect product quality.
Ensure quality, quantity and timelines in all assigned
projects, networks and/or platforms. Work according to appropriate SOPs, GMP, GLP, DQP, QM, HSE, ISEC & Company Guidelines.
Provide quality documentation and assessments in a timely manner.
participate in budget forecast, grant preparation and tracking of invoices. Demonstrate cost awareness in all assigned
projects and/or networks. Contribute to evaluation of new scientific technologies/equipment and prepare CAR and USR if applicable.