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JOB ORDER # 3800
Position Title:Senior Engineer – Primary PackagingLocation:Southeast-FL
Required Education:B.S. in Packaging or Equivalent  (M.S. Preferred)Packaging Specialty:Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical
Required Experience:5 Plus YearsRequired Travel:Up to 15%
Salary Range:$72-102K  (Salary Info)Relocation Provided:Yes, relocation available
Bonus Range:10%  (Bonus Info)Other:Very Hot to fill!

Company:  Our client is an American company that is privately held and they have one of the oldest, best known and most respected healthcare brands in the world.  They are a leading supplier of products that help people live better lives. Today, the company employs about 13,000 people in 36 countries. The company is committed to using a combination of customer engagement, innovation, and technology to deliver products that are the best in their field and category! Their products are sold and distributed in over 100 countries and their annual sales exceed $2.5 Billion.

Position:  The Senior Engineer - Primary Packaging is responsible for design, development, testing, manufacturing implementation and validation of sterile and non-sterile packaging systems for ophthalmic medical products. This person will drive package component specification and engineering development from concept ideation, prototyping, design evaluation, testing, manufacturing process development, technology transfer, validation and production qualification to product launch. The scope includes serving as the technical leader/project manager coordinating cross functional technical teams of internal staff and external suppliers/partners.  Specific Job Duties include:
  • Lead the engineering activities supporting the design and development of new innovative packaging systems for existing products and R&D pipeline products.
  • Serve as the Package Development technical team member on cross functional global teams, responsible for defining the packaging engineering project plan, developing design requirements, specification definition, component testing and optimization, manufacturing process development and insuring regulatory and quality compliance within industry standards (FDA, ISO, etc.).
  • Conduct design reviews, feasibility assessments, material and process recommendations and costing.
  • Perform Package integrity testing, transport testing, design verification and validation protocol development and reports.
  • Identify new materials, technologies and equipment that will add convenience for our customers, reduce manufacturing and material costs, improve efficiencies and build on our sustainability initiatives.
  • Incorporate DFSS tools into design process to insure robust package component design.
  • Recommend vendors and participate in the supplier evaluation, selection and qualification process.
  • Design and execute experiments (DOE’s) to optimize manufacturing process performance.
  • Technology transfer of new products and processes to the manufacturing floor.
  • Communicate effectively within team, to R&D and Engineering management on packaging development progress.

Role Reports to:  Manager of Engineering
Education:  Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred (degrees in, but not limited to: Packaging Engineering or related Engineering degree with relevant packaging experience).

Experience:  Minimum of 5 years experience in packaging development with several successful primary packaging development projects completed (ophthalmic product packaging experience a plus). Experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Special Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the regulations and standards (FDA, ISO, ANSI, ASTM, ISTA, EU) governing sterile packaging qualification, package integrity and transport ship testing.
  • Broad knowledge of primary and secondary packaging materials, package forming and sealing, packaging equipment and automation, sealing, labeling and coding processes.
  • Excellent engineering problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Proven track record of delivering to project objectives.
  • Experience in a structured product development process, design and change control process.
  • Familiar with package design software preferred (SCORE, ArtiosCAD, AutoCAD).
  • Experience with an electronic document control system preferred (such as Documentum).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to influence across levels of organization.
  • Software skills in: WORD, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Experience in DFSS, DOE design, execution and analysis.
  • Self-directed, well-organized with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally.
 Strongly prefer local candidates and they have no relocation package.

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The opportunity above is very “Active” and if you are interested, and a good fit, you must advise as soon as possible. If you are not, thank you for passing it along to a colleague who could benefit.  Inquiries will be handled promptly, professionally and confidentially and please refer to Job Order # 3800 when inquiring.  If you have already been working with one of our Quality Search representatives, they will appreciate you contacting that individual directly.  Please respond to only “one” recruiter to avoid confusion and duplication of efforts!  For convenience and reference, contact information for each individual team member is below:

Contact:  Peter Nye (Bio)

Email:  pete@qsjobs.com

Ph:  (219) 851-7478


Contact:  Tom Hirtz (Bio)

Email:  tom@qsjobs.com

Ph:  (815) 462-1466


Contact:  Doug Scripture (Bio)

Email:  doug@qsjobs.com

Ph:  (269) 598-1915

Contact:  Tony Vesh (Bio)Email:  tony@qsjobs.comPh:  (219) 246-2411

Contact:  Jeff Wolfe (Bio)

Email:  jeff@qsjobs.com

Ph:  (219) 926-7772


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Our very best regards and one of us will look forward to working with and for you in your career enhancement!  

Sincerely, Jeff Wolfe

President, Quality Search

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