Please note that this is a 1 year contract position.
B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering is a must.
The Resource will design, test, and implement the packaging designs that are required to meet new or existing in vitro diagnostic product requirements.
A large portion of their responsibility will be container closure integrity testing. Which consists of establishing the appropriate application and removal torques for changes to cap or pipette attributes; new mold, liner, bulb, etc. Also, consists of executing routine testing, vibration, vacuum leak and removal torque, after specified durations.
They will apply extensive theoretical and technical expertise to independently address complex problems to complete assigned projects under limited direction.
They will be a key member on project teams to ensure package engineering deliverables are high-quality and on schedule. The engineer will participate in the Change Control Process to update packaging specifications, Bills of Material, Master Data, and Labeling.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designing for Manufacturability, performance, at optimum cost.
Work with Packaging Vendors to create mock-ups of new design concepts.
Generate and Execute Package Testing Protocols and Compile Reports aligning to ASTM and ISTA standards, mainly dealing with Container Closure Testing of closures and pipettes.
Develop Packaging specifications, Packaging Work Instructions, and Bills of Material.
Track and report progress at project and departmental meetings.
Provide technical feedback on equivalency of replacement materials due to cost or obsolescence issues.
POSITION SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel.
Ability to effectively work within a cross functional team to expedite completion of critical project tasks. In addition, can work independently with minimal supervision.
Exceptional time management, project management, and organizational skills
Knowledge of glass vial, labels, folding carton, corrugated, and transport packaging.
Strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be familiar with good lab and documentation practices.
Knowledge of industry standard Cold Chain packaging and container qualification is preferred, but not required.
B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering required
Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience.
Applicants must provide their phone number. Reference job number A313.