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Position Title

Packaging Engineer

Primary Work Location

Warwick, RI

Additional Locations

Vernon Hills, IL


2-3 or more years of experience


Medical Devices


Up to $80-90K


Yes -TBD


B.S. Degree in Packaging or equivalent



Reports to

Senior Manager Packaging Development

Direct Reports



Yes – reasonable assistance


Preferred location is Rhode Island but locating in Illinois also is possible


Company Overview:  This company develops, manufactures, and sells a wide range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products. Products include syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; disposal containers, integrated systems for specimen collection; safety-engineered blood collection, automated blood culturing and tuberculosis culturing, and microorganism identification and drug susceptibility systems, and molecular testing systems for infectious diseases.

Job Description Summary:  The Packaging Engineer will plan, organize, and coordinate all activities within Packaging Engineering including project management and packaging support for the development and commercialization of new products and line extensions. He, or she, also supports new product team and line extension activities..

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities:

·        Concept development

·        Project Plans/Schedules

·        Design reviews and design for manufacturability

·        Develop prototype packaging/tooling

·        Plan and coordinate all activities to launch and commercialize new products and line extensions including:

·        Concept and development of packaging methods and processes

·        Coordination of all new tooling and equipment

·        Coordination and support of all new vendor tooling and artwork

·        Development and release of all new product and process documentation

·        Planning, ordering and coordination of all new component inventory

·        Qualification and validation of all new equipment, processes and operations

·        New product cost estimates for packaging

·        Preparation of AFE(s)

·        Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

·        Plan and coordinate all packaging engineering activities to transfer new products and line extensions to manufacturing including:

·        Development and management for packaging requirements of the transfer plan

·        Development and release of all packaging documentation


Education:  Requires a Bachelor of Science Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science or related discipline.

Experience:  Requires a minimum of  3 years work experience with a BS or a minimum of 2 years experience with an MS. Each possibility requires a minimum of 6 months within the medical device or pharma industry.

Other Requirements:

·        Ability to handle a variety of assignments at the same time.

·        High level of written and verbal communications skills.

·        Knowledge of FDA and functional requirements for sterile, non-sterile, disposable and reusable devices.

·        Ability to conceptualize ideas, motivate and focus individuals and teams and drive projects through to completion on time and on budget.

·        Broad knowledge of properties for materials utilized in primary and secondary packaging, plus packaging methods and equipment.

·        Up to 20% travel

Primary Work Location - USA RI - Warwick

Additional Locations - USA IL - Vernon Hills

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