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Packaging Engineer

Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is seeking a Packaging Engineers for one of the largest medical device companies in the world. This is a 1 year contract that will take place in Boulder, CO. There is the possibility of extension or conversion. This engineer would need at least 2 years of industry experience directly related to packaging.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify and lead cost reduction opportunities (≤$100K) in regards to Packaging. 
  • Provide technical support and training to manufacturing in regards to packaging systems and machinery. 
  • Prepare packaging validation protocols and reports to support packaging changes. 
  • Perform packaging validation testing to support changes. 
  • Lead material qualifications for packaging changes such as resin material changes. 
  • Create and update packaging specifications for manufacturing. 
  • Assist in artwork creation and revisions for product packaging. 
  • Operate various testing apparatus in qualifying packaging changes. 
  • Create sterilization pallet patterns as well as non-sterile pallet patterns for manufacturing locations. 
  • Ensure on time delivery to Project Engineering and R&D schedules and plans. 
  • Prepares monthly progress reports on projects.
  • Provides work direction to lab technicians as required. 
  • Assists in mentoring of junior engineers 


Department Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct review meetings with multiple facilities regarding packaging issues. 
  • Provide support to various departments such as R&D regarding packaging issues. 
  • Create and update packaging specifications for documentation. 
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. 

Basic Qualifications:

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Packaging Science, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering 
  • 2+ years’ related experience; medical device, pharmaceutical, or related industry preferred. 

Specialized Knowledge or Skills Required:

  • Packaging Engineering 
  • Lab standards 
  • Packaging materials & sterilization processes 
  • ISO-11607 
  • Root cause analysis / CAPA 
  • Design Control 
  • Developing Knowledge In: 
  • Managed or lead root cause analysis / CAPA 
  • 6 Sigma and Lean Principals 
  • Project Management Principals 

Nice to Have:

  • Ability to prepare written policies, procedures, proposal, and reports. 
  • Effective communication skills with both superiors (department managers), peers, and subordinates. 
  • Ability to plan and document projects effectively. Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects by way of good organizational skills.

All qualified applicants should send an up-to-date copy of their resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Please be sure to include the job title and job number (912228) in the title of your e-mail.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Engineering, Distribution - Shipping
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 912228
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Packaging Engineer


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