Job Description

Reference # : 18-00343Title : Packaging Engineer
Location : North Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 03/26/2018 / 03/25/2019
Job Description:
The Packaging Engineer will work within the Packaging & Device Engineering Center of Excellence organization to support packaging needs of new and existing products and programs. The individual will work at a SME (Subject Matter Expert) level involving development and design of materials and documentation processes related to pharmaceutical and/or drug/device combination products packaging.
  • Responsible for working with product development teams to provide development, testing, validation, and implementation for product packaging.
  • This position performs a variety of packaging related assignments utilizing a wide range of packaging materials including but not limited to primary packaging, secondary packaging and shrink films.
  • Create new and revise existing packaging documentation including packaging bill of materials, contract packaging specifications, component specifications, and assembly instructions for client products as well as in-house 3rd party manufactured products and third party contracted packaging.
  • Develops protocols for execution of studies to evaluate performance of packaging components, container/closure integrity, and shipping studies.
  • Lead packaging validation activities by ensuring regulatory compliance with 21CFR, part 201, 210, 211.
  • Lead impact assessment for owned brands for incoming material testing procedures to determine if additional testing is required or implement new improved test methods for releasing packaging components.
  • Investigates new technologies in an effort to improve line performance, reduce component costs, decrease cycle times, and improve overall presentation and product integrity.
  • Position requires interface with cross-functional internal groups and external suppliers to move projects forward to meet packaging engineering deliverables.
  • The candidate must be able to develop and work within project timelines.
Years of experience: 0-3 years
Education: B.S in Packaging or similar

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