Innovation Engineer - Packaging Solutions - Pharma

Our client is a European provider of temperature-controlled packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry. Expert in isothermal packaging, the company designs, develops & provides the perfect packaging solutions and focuses on customer-driven services, quality and flexibility. By offering high-performing and tailor made solutions, the Company answers to all transportation needs: cold-chain packaging for temperature sensitive goods, containers for vaccines, insulated & non-insulated shipping systems, certified & validated solutions for dangerous goods such as toxic and infectious substances,... Thanks to our excellent reputation in the field of insulated packing, biotech and pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, clinical research organizations (CRO’s) and third-party logistics (3PLs) trust us with the development and supply of shipping solutions.

Innovation Engineer – Products and processes

who will be in charge of the conception and industrialization of new products and processes.


Main responsibilities


Design and implementation of technological developments/innovations (new materials, technologies or techniques)  in line with the company’s strategy.

Realization of applied research, studies, analyses, tests for the development and implementation of technological innovations.

Management of the development projects of new products  in co-operation  with the Head of R&D department, Site & Production Manager and the Commercial team.

Processes : support in the technical improvement of the processes and their industrialization in co-operation with the Site & Production Manager

Support in the conception of technical documentation and in the training of staff on new technologies under development and the technical argumentation of Exam’s offer compared to the competition.

In charge of technological survey in order to remain current with the innovation and industry trends related to Exam’ products and services (regulations, patents, innovation, universities or research center)

Search for new suppliers, external laboratories or sub-contractors related to R&D and technical projects

Creation of prototypes

Writing and submission of grant requests files concerning innovation projects - Representation of Exam Packaging within the workgroups for inter-enterprises research projects

Participation in meetings (Technical Meeting  & New projects Meeting)



·        Industrial Engineer or Engineer in Sciences of Materials or Processing

·        At least 3 years’ R&D related experience in an industrial environment - preferably in the healthcare sector

·        Good knowledge  of electro-mechanics and insulation materials

·        Knowledge of cold chain management related to the biopharmaceutical sector is an asset

·        Good communicator with professional proficiency in French and English -  Knowledge in Dutch is an asset

·        Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Solidworks

·        Hands-on field oriented, motivated and flexible

·        Strong project management skills, creative, open-minded and taking initiatives

·        Result oriented, sense of accountability and willing to work in a medium sized organization



You will be part of a small and dynamic team and work directly with the company’s management. Your contribution will really make a difference and your ideas and opinions will be valued. 

The position will report to the Head of R&D department and will be mainly based at the manufacturing site in Wallonia.   Some management meetings will be held at the headquarters located in Brussels.  Some travels are also to be expected.


Interested? Please send your motivation and CV to our recruitment partner, PlusOne, Catherine Barbier:




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Notre Client est un fournisseur de solutions de packaging à température contrôlée pour l'industrie pharmaceutique et biotechnologique. Expert en packaging isotherme, la société conçoit, développe et fournit les solutions d'emballage sur-mesure performantes et se concentre sur le développement de services orientés client, la qualité et la flexibilité. La Société répond à tous les besoins de transport à température contrôlée : packaging réfrigéré pour les produits sensibles à la température, conteneurs pour vaccins, solutions certifiées et validées pour des produits dangereux tels que les produits toxiques et les substances infectieuses, ... Son réseau de clientèle s’organise autour des entreprises biotechnologiques et pharmaceutiques, des laboratoires, des organismes de recherche clinique (CRO) et des sociétés de logistique externe.

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