Packroom supervisor

Location Germany
Salary: £55000 to £999999
Contact name: Selina Maini

Contact email:
Job ref: 155
Published: 14 days ago


This position is responsible for secondary packaging room activities, supervision of Packaging Room Associates and provision of support to the Clinical Project Manager and/or Project Associate.


  • Executes batch records and manages the day-to-day secondary packaging room activities
  • Supervises Packaging Room Associates with regards to completion of packaging room activities
  • Performs accountability of drug product, clinical labels and packaging components within each batch record activity
  • Inspects blister strips, blister cards, foil pouches, bottles and vials for damage or defects
  • Assembly, inspection and manual application of labels at all product storage temperatures
  • May operate semi-automated packaging equipment in secondary packaging rooms
  • Completes minor and major cleans in secondary packaging rooms including any equipment
  • Works directly with representatives from Operations and Quality Assurance to resolve any discrepancies or to gain clarification
  • Performs other duties as required

Position Requirements

  • Relevant der abschluss (e.g. English and mathematics), das abitur and/or diplom advantageous
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English and German are essential
  • General mathematical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Previous experience of working within a similar environment preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of all SOPs related to packaging and labelling
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry and strict adherence to cGMP standards
  • Follows relevant safety procedures in relation to the operation of any equipment in secondary packaging rooms
  • Must work well with staff inside and outside the packaging rooms by being persuasive, encouraging and motivating
  • Experience of working independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment is essential
  • Able to easily deal with changing priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem- solving capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial


  • Interpersonal awareness and sensitivity
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Maintain high standards of quality
  • Results focused
  • Tenacious

Work Conditions

  • Reports to Director of Operations
  • Supervises Packaging Room Associates
  • Gowning in packaging rooms
  • Handling of bulk drug product
  • Some physical lifting
  • From time to time overtime may be required to meet project deadlines
  • Participation in training sessions, presentations and meetings
  • Ability to work under own initiative and in a team