Packaging Coordinator - Groton - job 636486


Date: 02/23/2021

City: Groton, Connecticut

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

 In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

  • Provides packaging solutions based upon a commitment to reliability, trust, confidence and ease of customer interaction to deliver quality packaged clinical supplies to the patient.

  • Interfaces globally with Supply Chain Leads (SCL), Operational Strategy Lead (OSL), Clinical Research Pharmacist (CRP), and all other groups within or outside supply chain to bring a packaging request to completion. 

  • Acts as a Project Manager to ensure that these activities are performed within agreed to timelines and meeting the initial request parameters.

  • Providing Clinical Packaging expertise to our stakeholders, while maintaining an organizational culture that values flexibility, continuous improvement and an agility to meet business needs

  • Work with the Supply Chain Leads (SCL), Operational Strategy Lead (OSL), and Clinical Research Pharmacist (CRP) to review and interpret the clinical protocol to develop practical and efficient packaging designs for Clinical Supplies

  • Coordinate and communicate multiple study packaging and/or labeling requirements across a network of global packaging vendors and internal packaging facilities

  • Be compliant with cGMPs when ensuring the delivery of clinical supplies

  • Utilize Project Management skills to plan, schedule and assess risks to complete the packaging operation

  • Prepare/Approve packaging documentation and generate internal study paperwork to support packaging operations

  • Review internal/contractor packaging and labeling documents making recommendations where appropriate to ensure compliance with Clinical Supply Packaging procedures, study requirements and Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMPs)

  • Work with Inventory Management, Quality Assurance and Global Analytics to co-ordinate and drive the progress of the packaging operation to ensure timelines are met

  • Facilitate the use of Clinical Supply Distribution System (CSDS) for importing packaged inventory for distribution purposes

  • To support assigned Global Clinical Supply or Clinical Supply Packaging continuous improvement initiatives


  • B.S. degree within a scientific discipline or 5 years equivalent experience in Supply Chain

  • PMP certification or demonstrated project management experience

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated work environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and enterprise wide applications or systems (e.g. Clinicopia, CSDS, GDMS)

  • Knowledge of clinical trial study designs is preferred

  • The position requires project management, supply chain management, communication and collaboration skills.

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Groton, CT are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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