Packaging Engineer II

Confidential Company  •  Warwick, RI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing

$100K - $120K
Posted on 08/16/18 by Green Lee
Confidential Company
Warwick, RI
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing
$100K - $120K
Posted on 08/16/18 Green Lee

Job Title: Packaging Engineer II

Location: Warwick, RI

Duration: 12+ Months

Description

Overview:

This role will be responsible to plan, organize and coordinate all Packaging Engineering and labeling related activities including development and commercialization of new products; line extensions; manufacturing maintenance of business activities; Cost Improvement Programs; testing and labeling activities to support ever-changing regulatory and industry requirements, and investigation, evaluation, and implementation of new packaging concepts, materials and systems.

Essential Job Functions:

Packaging Engineer II

1. Provide cross-franchise support for new product development and line extension activities including:

*  Concept development

*  Project Plans/Schedules

*  Design reviews and design for manufacturability

*  Development of prototype packaging

2. Plan and manage all packaging related activities to launch and commercialize new products and line extensions including:

*  Concept and development of packaging methods and processes

*  Coordination of all new tooling and equipment

*  Coordination and support of all new vendor tooling and artwork

*  Development and release of all new product and process documentation

*  Generation of packaging specifications and associated documentation

*  Development of packaging test plans

*  Planning, ordering and coordination of all new component inventory

*  Qualification and validation of all new equipment, processes and operations

*  New product cost estimates for packaging

*  Preparation of AFE(s)

*  Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

3. Plan and manage all packaging engineering activities to transfer new products and line extensions to manufacturing including:

*  Development and management of packaging requirements to support the transfer plan

*  Development and release of all packaging documentation

4. Special projects as assigned.

Senior Packaging Engineer

All the above as outlined under Packaging Engineer II.

In Addition, provide technical leadership for:

*  Creation of test protocols and technical reports.

*  Development of action plans to overcome packaging related manufacturing and quality issues.

*  Assist with cost improvement programs and manufacturing improvement plans related to product packaging.

*  Provide leadership with technical initiatives, CAPA resolutions, and compliance projects

Basic Qualifications:

*  B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or Science, Life Sciences or other Engineering discipline required.

*  Packaging Engineer II: With a B.S., minimum of 3 years' experience in packaging engineering and design or with a M.S., minimum 2 years' experience in packaging engineering and design.

*  Senior Packaging Engineer: With a B.S., minimum of 5 years' experience in packaging engineering and design or with a M.S., minimum 4 years' experience in packaging engineering and design.

*  Strong knowledge of package test methods, process validation, bar coding, and international standards.

*  Broad knowledge of properties for materials utilized in primary and secondary packaging, plus packaging methods and equipment.

*  Previous experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries required.

*  Capability of handling a variety of assignments at the same time.

*  High level of written and verbal communications skills.

*  Travel approximately 15% of time.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

*  Knowledge of FDA and functional requirements for Class II and Class III sterile, non-sterile, disposable and reusable devices.

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