Job Vacancy

Packaging Engineer


Redditch, UK


Softbox Systems is an award-winning temperature control-packaging innovator that has been designing and producing high performance passive temperature control packaging systems for over 20 years. We offer consistent quality to our clients from our strategically located global manufacturing sites throughout EMEA, Americas, India and Asia Pacific.

We have formed long standing partnerships with the world’s leading biotech, pharmaceutical, clinical research and logistics companies, and apply innovative thinking to overcome the challenges that our clients face in managing the Cold Chain when shipping temperature sensitive commercial and clinical trial products.

Job Description

Working within a fast-growing packaging company, focused on innovative thermally protective solutions for the distribution of high value, temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Project Engineer will be responsible for implementing new materials, processes and solutions for the development of innovative packaging solutions from cradle to grave. Working closely with customers and suppliers also internally with Sales, Production and Quality departments. Forming part of a small technical team in Redditch and connected to a wider Engineering Group with locations in the UK, Spain and USA, the Project Engineer role will offer a great opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their engineering or design skills within a commercially focused environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Research materials and identify suitable new materials to support innovation within new product development.
  • Prepare and conduct laboratory tests using approved processes, equipment and materials to analyse & evaluate data, report results and advise on suitability and application of new materials.
  • Utilise Thermal Simulation software to develop and model, assessing material properties and simulate thermal packaging system performance.
  • Design and qualify innovative insulated packaging solutions to meet specific customer and/or market applications.
  • Preparation of technical documentation to required standards; to include:
  • Test reports
  • Engineering Memos
  • Validation / Qualification Protocols and Reports
  • Material and Product Specifications
  • Performance Summaries
  • Technical Drawings
  • Provide technical product support to customers and colleagues.
  • Maintain technical documentation in-line with the company’s change control system.
  • Maintain the Technical Dept work place to be of a high level of cleanliness and order.
  • Support with New Product Introduction activities.
  • Ensure adherence to all procedures and processes set up within the quality system.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the quality systems in use within the company.



Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Competitive salary plus performance and company bonus scheme

To apply and for more information, please contact [email protected]

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