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Engr 2, Product Development
Ref No.: 18-11185
Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois
Job Description:
Job Title:          Packaging Engineer (Product Development)
Location:         Vernon Hills, IL
Education: BS degree in engineering is required (Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering preferred). 2-4 years of engineering experience is required, preferably in medical devices. Demonstrated ability to utilize statistical tools and computer analysis.
Summary: Medical Device packaging engineer with knowledge and experience in regulated packaging industry. Minimum 2 years experience. Provide solid technical skill and engineering support for design and development activities for new and existing products. Support current products in terms of quality, manufacturing, supply continuity and cost improvement. Participate in executing technical and/or cross-functional project work. Contribute to a culture of innovation by proactively generating novel concepts for new products and enhancements to current product performance. Understand customer needs through literature review, customer interviews, direct observation, competitive analysis, prototype evaluation, and clinical/simulated use studies. Translate customer needs into engineering requirements into specific product, packaging and process specifications. Engineer robust and manufactural products through strong understanding and application of engineering fundamentals. Develop and execute test methods which specify measurement equipment, test set-up, measurement systems analysis, and data analysis. Write detailed technical reports based on design verification analysis/testing for design changes and product design activities. Ensure compliance with quality policies, procedures and practices as well as with all local, state, federal and safety regulations, policies and procedures.
Job Details:
• Demonstrates working knowledge of package engineering principles and techniques
• Demonstrates working knowledge of legal requirements and documents
• Designs, prototypes and qualifies standard new packaging concepts in accordance with cGMP's with moderate guidance
• Evaluates and improves standard existing packaging concepts with moderate guidance
• Identifies, analyzes and specifies standard packaging materials and equipment with moderate guidance
• Supports external resource/contractors as required
• Has developed knowledge and skills in packaging; still acquiring / expanding fundamental knowledge and higher-level skills
• Applies knowledge and skills to a variety of standard activities
• Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge
Additional Information:
•Collects basic information needed to analyze a problem, situation or issue
•Performs routine or basic analysis, following the correct steps and using the appropriate tools, observing and seeking guidance from senior staff when necessary
•Identifies basic implications/conclusions from the logical analysis of a routine situation or issue demonstrates basic understanding of functional goals and sound knowledge of technical areas within project scope; applies knowledge in developing basic solutions
•Serves as a credible resource to others; answers basic questions pertaining to a specific area of expertise
•Effectively communicates technical knowledge and validates understanding of others
•Packaging test methods/standards and related equipment,
•Medical device packaging system development for flexible and rigid packaging applications.
•Packaging system verification and validation experience
•Experience with statistics and design of experiments.
•Knowledge of the following standards: ISO 13485, ISO 11607, and ISO 14971