Senior Packaging Scientist

for Primary Packaging Development and Support

Are you passionate about improving lives of millions of people by developing treatments for skin diseases?

This is your chance to join one of the world’s leading companies within dermatology and to set your mark on the quality of life for millions of patients around the world. Global Research and Development in LEO Pharma devotes its efforts to develop innovative drugs for the treatment of skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema. You can look forward to become part of a team with high professional standards in an informal atmosphere.

Team Information

The Primary Packaging team consists of four people and you will get highly dedicated colleagues with a broad and varied expertise and experience. The team supports both the development projects from phase IIb and forward, but also supports the marketed products with Life Cycle Management activities and projects. The team is responsible for finalization and maintenance of the documentation to be made for primary packaging in close collaboration with other departments.

Area of responsibility

As new Primary Packaging Specialist, you will be responsible for securing and documenting primary packaging quality during the technical verification phase through to launch and into the product maintenance phase. Your responsibilities will include successful design verification and establishment of regulatory submission documents.

Primary areas of responsibility

You will have a key role on primary packaging development and maintenance and you will be in collaboration with development and manufacturing partners. It will be your responsibility to establish, review and maintain documentation for regulatory approval of primary packaging.

Furthermore, the area of responsibilities will be:

  • Development and maintenance of primary packaging in compliance with current regulatory and GMP requirements and standards securing quality, reliability and launch readiness.
  • Executing technical tasks related to primary packaging development, e.g. materials selection and specification, testing & verification
  • Transfer from development into manufacturing and maintenance
  • Optimize primary packaging as part of life-cycle management and maintain related documents

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate is outgoing, tolerant and open-minded. The candidate could have an overall knowledge of pharma, food or similar industry and interfacing functions and have great technical skills. The candidate has a solution oriented approach and is able to talk to authorities. The candidate holds a Ph.D. or has similar experience.

Furthermore, the following characteristics are preferred:

  • Solid experience with primary packaging within the pharmaceutical, food or similar industry
  • Solid experience with GMP, regulatory requirements, similar and guidelines
  • Worked with physical, chemical and functional tests such as permeability, extractables/leachables, compatibility and tightness
  • Good communication skills (including English), ability to engage with people across the organization
  • Team player with focus on delivering quality in own tasks
  • Coordination or participation in ad hoc tasks, e.g. root cause investigations and organizational optimization projects (continuous improvements and LEAN)
  • Thrive in a dynamic work environment with ambitious colleagues and many projects – and never knowing what the day may bring

 Want to know more?

 We look forward to recieving your application. Please contact Manager Rasmus Ploug Winchler Larsen on mobile +45 31 42 91 70 if you want to know more about this exciting position.



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About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma helps people achieve healthy skin. By offering care solutions to patients in more than 100 countries globally, LEO Pharma supports people in managing their skin conditions.
Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 4,800 people worldwide.
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Application deadline: 28/02/2018

Expected Start Date: 01/05/2018

Location: Ballerup, Greather Copenhagen, Denmark

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: Full-time

Working days: Day

Contacts: Rasmus Ploug Winchler Larsen
Mobile: +45 31 42 91 70