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The Position

At Roche, we believe in the urgency of delivering medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives, we are fearless in both making decisions and taking action, and we believe that good business means a better world.

In the Device and Packaging Development Department, we are responsible for the development of medical devices, combination products and packaging systems for R&D portfolio drug products. Our activities comprise a wide range of engineering disciplines ranging from the initial definition of product requirements to first commercialization and subsequent product care considering required regulatory, legislative, ecological, economical and technical aspects.

As a packaging engineer intern, you will support the establishment of a world-class packaging organization and gain technical expertise in the development, qualification and deployment of new packaging systems. You will work on a variety of packaging initiatives, contributing to the development and qualification of global packaging solutions for clinical and commercial use. This internship will offer you the opportunity to play an active role in designing the best packaging for new molecules coming through the pipeline and launches.


The internship will be focused on the following responsibilities: 

  • Develop and qualify global primary, secondary and tertiary packaging solutions through the packaging lifecycle, understanding customer needs and leveraging the organization
  • Innovate through the evaluation and screening of new packaging technologies, and new packaging materials and/or packaging solutions based on patient, product, regulatory, business or technical requirements
  • Ensure compliance with international procedures and external regulations


Who you are:

You are a student in materials science, mechanical, chemical, packaging engineering or similar, either currently enrolled at university doing a Master’s degree; or you have finished your Master’s degree within 12 months before the start of the internship. Ideally, you already have previous experience working in packaging development life cycle activities in the Pharma, Food or Cosmetic industry.

You have experience with, and above all a strong desire to further develop your capabilities in:

  • Project management skills and experience in cross-functional projects
  • Technical expertise in packaging test methods (DIN/ISO, USP, FDA, MHRA and ISTA/ASTM design and validation / qualification) and packaging process and equipment
  • Sound knowledge of legislation, regulatory and industry standards for packaging
  • Innovative spirit leading to industry best practices
  • Design thinking and design management
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal communication skills
  • English language proficiency required; knowledge of German an asset


The internship will take place in Basel.

The preferred start date of the internship is April 2023 or upon availability for six to twelve months. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date and duration of the internship on your motivation letter. Applications need to include a CV and a motivation letter, ideally merged in one document.

Due to regulations, non-EU/non-EFTA citizens without either a B permit with work permit or a C permit need to provide a certificate of enrollment, as well as a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory and stating the length of it.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.


Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 10,700 employees from over 100 countries come together at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.


Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Über das Unternehmen

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Grenzacherstrasse 124


Status: Offen Anzahl Vakanzen: 1 Stellenkategorie: Praktikum Erfahrung in Jahren: 1 Gehalt: Verhandelbar Veröffentlicht am: 10 Jan 2023


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