• Research and Development Packaging Engineer

    Posting Date 2 months ago(3/20/2019 7:20 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    Bloomington IN United States
    Shift Type
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Cook Medical Holdings
  • Overview

    The Packaging Engineer II procures and develops packaging for new and existing products. A Packaging Engineer II leads packaging activities with a cross-functional team including SBU Product Management, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, Quality Assurance, Clinical Affairs, and other Engineering personnel.


    • Apply packaging design principles from the Pharmaceutical/medical device field to maintain and develop appropriate packaging solutions
    • Develop and maintain department standards in packaging
    • Ability to lead multiple projects to successful completion with tight timelines and critical deliverables
    • Ensure compliance of equipment and packaging designs with company quality system
    • Perform verification and validation testing of packaging designs and manufacturing methods
    • Write and maintain appropriate documentation per the company quality system.
    • Evaluate issues with existing packaging and implement corrective actions

    • Work with appropriate suppliers to implement packaging systems, including material and equipment selection, for new and existing products
    • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization to achieve company goals
    • Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance
    • Must maintain company quality and quantity standards
    • Must have effective oral and written communications throughout various levels of the global organization
    • Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
    • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations


    • Master of Science in Packaging Science, or closely related field; or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Science or closely related field and 5 years experience; or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background

    • Experience with medical packaging materials (Tyvek, PE/PET films, PETG trays, etc.)
    • Experience with environmental and regulatory requirements and standards that relate to medical packaging design and testing (i.e. ASTM F1886, F88, F2096, D4169, and ISO 11607)

    Physical Requirements:

    • Works under general office environmental conditions.
    • Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, equipment, etc.
    • Researches and designs using standard computer equipment

    • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, feel or touch; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear.
    • Moderate exposure to noise level in the work environment that is moderate to occasionally loud


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