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Senior Package Development Engineer
Ref No.: 18-35897
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/23/2018
Position - Senior Package Development Engineer
Location - Cincinnati, OH
Position Type - full Time
Technical/Functional Skills            
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively plan and execute package development projects.
  • Partner with New Product Development and Lifecycle Engineering teams to develop packaging systems that meet customer requirements.
  • Lead and support changes to existing package designs. (Cost Optimization focus)
  • Innovate to create new packaging systems that improve performance, reduce cost, or improve the customer experience.  
  • Hands-on Package laboratory testing to simulate transportation distribution hazards.
  • Develop and validate package development and transit test methods.
  • Support package equipment validation actives.
  • Write technical protocols and reports. 
  • Create package component drawings and specifications.
  • On-board new packaging materials.
  • Develop general packaging guidelines and standards for processes and functional requirements.
  • The position will have no direct reports.  Other responsibilities may be assigned and not all responsibilities listed may be assigned. 
Experience Required
  • Packaging Science or Engineering bachelor's degree
  • Experience in packaging development in Medical Device or a Regulated Industry.
  • Experience in packaging design and/or validation
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience in Cost Optimization of Packaging or Packaging Systems
  • Knowledge of sterile barrier packaging systems and design verification including ASTM or ISTA test methods.
  • Knowledge of Package Assembly and Manufacturing processes.
  • ISO 11607 knowledge and experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience with ISO 13485, ISO 15223. 
  • Understanding of sterilization modes used in medical devices.
  • Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Lean, or Process Excellence
  • Demonstrated results in Quality Control, Compliance, and Regulatory.
  • Project management skills. 
  • Demonstrated results using internal and external customer focus.
  • Experience with component suppliers and qualifications.
  • CADD Experience
  • This position could require up to 25% travel both domestic and international.