Allergan Co-Op, Pharmaceutical Technology in North Brunswick, New Jersey

Co-Op, Pharmaceutical Technology

North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States at

Oct 10, 2018Post Date

184288Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Allergan is currently seeking a Co-op Student to support the Global Packaging Technology group at our North Brunswick, NJ location for a 6-month (Jan – June 2019) paid placement.


  • Support marketed products, new product launches and strategic initiatives for the department through:

  • Package evaluation/testing

  • Selection of materials

  • Writing technical reports

  • Conducting packaging line trials

  • Develop packaging specifications, technical requirements for labeling and pallet patterns

Possible Projects: Perform physical testing and distribution studies to support packaging on a global scale, writing technical reports and protocols, support package transfers and product launches at third party packagers including line trials for blister and bottle packaging operations.


  • Rising Junior or Senior pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Science

  • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), CAPE/TOPS and AutoCAD

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly motivated

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.