The Packaging Engineer develops and tests 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
• Perform distribution testing for Research & Development and Remediation Projects
• Develop and maintain department standards in packaging
• Ability to lead multiple projects to successful completion with tight
time lines and critical deliverables
• Ensure compliance of equipment and packaging designs with company
• Perform verification and validation testing of packaging designs and
• Write and maintain appropriate documentation per the company quality
• Evaluate issues with existing packaging and implement corrective
- Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
- Must strictly adhere to safety requirements.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.
- Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments with
- 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 closely related field and 5 years experience and amount as to provide a comparable background
• Experience with medical packaging materials (Tyvek, PE/PET films, PETG trays, etc.) preferred
• 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)
• 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
• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA.