Packaging Engineer

Location: Goleta, California
Posted On: 7/12/2017
Job Code: 7460_PE_CA_GO
Job Description
The Sr. Packaging Engineer Contractor has the responsibility and authority to provide a lead role in the development, design, and verification of packaging materials/components for medical devices of the Neurosurgery business sector. The Sr. Packaging Engineer Contractor will work cross-functionally with internal CA team members, as well as external team members located in Jacksonville, FL, and will work under the supervision of Engineering/Project Manager.

• Lead packaging design verification activities across multiple product families of the Neurosurgery business.
• Lead packaging design change efforts and subsequent verification activities to verify updated packaging. This may include evaluation of new materials for device packaging.
• Leads the development and evaluation of prototypes, facilitates appropriate benchtop testing and performs overall analyses of design options.
• Directs vendor design and development of new packaging and monitors progress to ensure timely implementation of packaging components.
• Develops package testing verification protocols, analyses test data and results, and develops test reports.
• Faciliates or supports manufacturing builds of test samples needed for packaging design verification.
• Creates component specifications and drawings for procurement and inspection of packaging components.
• Facilitates packaging design reviews with cross-functional teams.
• Develops packaging-related documentation supporting product manufacturing such as packaging assembly drawings.
• Trains manufacturing operators on proper packaging assembly.

• BS in Packaging Engineering or Packaging Science.

• Minimum of five years packaging engineering experience required.
• Experience working within an FDA-regulated environment is required.

• Knowledge of FDA and International regulations related to packaging is required.
• Understanding of ISO 11607 standards and experience with ASTM 4169 and/or ISTA testing is required.

• Minimum of three years medical device packaging engineering experience preferred.
• Experience in packaging manufacturing operations desired.
• Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the medical device packaging field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
• Thorough knowledge of FDA and International regulations related to packaging.
• Complete understanding of applicable ISO, ISTA and ASTM test standards and methods related to packaging.
• Strong knowledge of various packaging materials, blister and pouch sealing machinery and sterilization methods of medical devices.
• Strong time management skills.
• Ability to lead, work and communicate effectively with other engineers, designers, packaging users, marketing, regulatory affairs, operations, quality assurance, purchasing, vendors and suppliers to develop packaging solutions.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to define problems, gather data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills. Exercises good judgment when communicating to all levels in the business organization.
• Effective use of MS Office applications.
Category:Non-IT  code:new
Job Requirements
MS Office,Excel

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