Packaging Engineer

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posted On: 7/12/2017
Job Code: PACK_MI_3255
Job Description
Client: Leading Medical Device Manufacturing Company
Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Location: Grand Rapids MI 49504
Duration: 09 months (Possibilities of Extension - Full time contract)

Position Description
• Responsible for the design, development, and support of package systems for sterile medical devices including components, assemblies, and labels.
• Position Responsibilities
• Responsible for the development and implementation of packaging for existing and new medical products and devices including class-II and class-III implantable products, drug/device combination products, and accessories.
• Coordinate introduction / implement changes in packaging, process and materials in change control environment.
• Provide input on packaging considerations to the device design, development process and sustaining legacy products.
• Work closely with Contract manufacturer to implement packaging process and design changes. Prioritize and manage multiple projects, leveraging resources to meet project milestones and timelines.
• Responsible for evaluation of materials, design, and configuration of primary, secondary, and other packaging to optimize customer benefit, operations requirements, and the supply chain requirements.
• Consider shipping, warehousing, and supply chain requirements for packaging, recommend improvements and implement the most efficient packaging solutions, considering cost, waste, damage, customer needs, etc.
• Draft technical documentation including package test protocols/reports and validation work associated with the qualification and release of package designs.
• Provide coordination of packaging documentation by interfacing with Marketing, R&D, Regulatory, Labeling, Technical Communications, Quality, and multiple site Operations.
• Perform other related activities and special projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
• 2-4 year’s experience with a BS Packaging or related engineering field (e.g. Mechanical or Materials);
• Experience working in medical device packaging and working knowledge of ISO 11607;
• Must be proficient in the use of computers and PC based programs such as Word, Excel, Project, Powerpoint.

Preferred Qualifications:
• IoPP Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) certification.
• Knowledgeable of ISO, ASTM, ISTA standards related to packaging.
• Experience with automated packaging equipment and lines.
• Experience with Solidworks, Agile, and SAP software.
• Experience with process development and design of experiment (DOE) methodology.
• Familiarity with FDA quality assurance requirements for design and manufacturing.
• Experience with Risk Analysis (e.g. ISO 14971, dFMEA and pFMEA)
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
SolidWorks, Quality Assurance, MS Word, Engineering, Marketing, ISO 9001, MS Excel, SAP

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Vishnu Krishnan