Packaging Development Engineer

ALTEN is Europe’s leader in technology and engineering consultancy with 30,000 employees worldwide. ALTEN Switzerland is already collaborating with our clients in the Life Science, Engineering, Enterprise Services sectors to develop the technologies of tomorrow in Switzerland. Due to our recent growth, we are offering an internship in our Engineering Business Development team in Zürich. ALTEN, we believe in growing together.


  • Execute small and medium-sized projects
  • Develop and implement technical solutions within the scope of project organization
  • Source for shipping and monitoring solutions and define strategies
  • Translate user requirements into technical requirements
  • Define testing thermal profile
  • Conduct qualification and assess design/process risk
  • Provide user guidance and training across network
  • Support regulatory submission
  • Address recurring excursions/discrepancies
  • Conduct change impact assessment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Material Science, Engineering or similar
  • Experience in a development project (Pharma or Medical device environment)
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Very good collaborative and communication skills
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and test standards used in GDP for thermal and mechanical shipping qualification
  • Statistical knowledge
  • Knowledge about OQ, PQ and the development of qualification protocols/reports
  • Understanding of change and discrepancy management as well as design and process risk management
  • Working knowledge of computer systems including TOPS, CAD or Solid Works, Microsoft tools including MS Project, and Adobe

We are looking forward to getting to know you and your ambitions!

Locations Basel | Switzerland
Category Consultants
Contact Tessa Harries
Reference AD000168