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Packaging Engineer
Ref No.: 18-64852
Location: Irwindale, California
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 09/05/2018
Packaging Engineer
Irwindale, CA
Fulltime Permanent


Relevant Experience:
A minimum B.S. in Engineering with 4+ years of related experience in product packaging. OR
A minimum M.S. in Engineering with 2+ years of related experience in product packaging

Technical/Functional Skills:
The Package Development Engineer will be designing and developing the packaging systems for a wide range of sterile and non-sterile products. The role will have responsibilities including the following.
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.
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.
The qualified candidate for this hands-on position should be able to use Engineering principles, tools, and practices to determine root cause of component failure and develop and implement optimization of existing packaging a
well as development of packaging to support new product development teams. The individual must be capable of working independently and in a team setting supporting the resolution of component failures and conducting
required statistical analysis.

Roles & Responsibilities:
The primary responsibilities of this role include
Experience in packaging development in Medical Device or a Regulated Industry.
Experience in packaging design and/or validation
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