Packaging Engineer Merck KGaA

A career at Merck is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 50,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role:

You are knowledgeable in international DG transport regulations and use this knowledge to develop functional and compliant packaging solutions for the business' product lines.  You perform first article inspections of packaging.  You manage technical specifications for packaging.  Your extensive knowledge and professional experience allow you to develop and test proprietary and innovative packaging solutions.  You formulate approaches to problems and have an ability to articulate them in convincing manner to key stakeholders.  You are able to work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.  You are able to effectively solve problems, prioritize, and follow through on assignments and projects.

Who you are: 

  • Graduate-level education (B.S.) in a technical field, preferably packaging engineering or technology
  • Extensive training and job experience working in a manufacturing setting. Advanced knowledge in project management and value analysis
  • Strong communication skills with fluency in both German and English
  • Project management skills / experience and working knowledge of Excel, Access, and SAP
  • Understands principles for wide variety of destructive and non-destructive material test methods an solid understanding of principles of measurement and strong time-management skills
  • Working knowledge of statistical process control methods and quality assurance and you will travel 20% of your time

What we offer: At Merck, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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