Collins McNicholas



 Head of Secondary Packaging


Global Biologics Company






Flexible depending on experience



  • Supporting and assisting in the planning and setup of a secondary packaging functional unit, which will include:
  • Automated Visual Inspection,
  • Device Assembly (Safety Device and Autoinjector)
  • Blister Packaging
  • Cartoner
  • Palletisation
  • Track and Trace
  • Assist in establishing and leading a secondary packaging manufacturing team,
  • Ensuring the DP Secondary Packaging facilities and equipment are maintained in a state of inspection readiness.
  • Contributing to the smooth technical transfer of new processes/product into manufacturing.
  • Identifying process improvement and waste elimination opportunities to help create and maintain a lean, flexible and agile manufacturing facility.
  • Training, coaching, and mentoring less experienced members of staff.
  • Leading in the execution of re-qualification and re-validation protocols to maintain the qualified status of equipment and processes.




  • BSc in Engineering or related is preferable.


  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience is preferable.
  • Able to lead teams and manage projects.
  • Experience of automatic visual inspection systems is desirable though not essential.
  • Demonstrable project management skills.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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