Senior Engineer, Packaging Development in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

Your key responsibilities

Development of medical device product packaging from concept to production. Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device product packaging

Evaluate and optimize packaging concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas

Will determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings.

Will select packaging components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.

Liaison with advanced process development and supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials and suppliers.

Communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and advanced operations to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.

You will lead and contribute significantly in efforts to identify, determine product packaging requirements, generate production drawings for parts and assemblies and develop and manage full product packaging design documentation

This position is accountable for achieving packaging design performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating project status and escalating issues when appropriate.

What are we looking for?

Independently determines and develops approach to resolving end customers product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product design, and product training.
Bachelor Engineering Degree (Packaging Development, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Biomedical Engineering) with a minimum of 2 years or more experience  

Master’s degree or PhD in an engineering field is desirable.   Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.  Open minded- able to recognize good ideas. Innovative thinker - able to envision new and better ways to do things Execute complex problem-solving techniques related to design/technical issues.

Good instincts and sound judgment for mechanical design. Good understanding of statistical tools and validation/verification techniques. Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.

Must be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues and make decisions using independent judgement Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing. Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures with an in depth understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements Knowledge of packaging standards highly desirable PC Literate (word processing, spreadsheets, data base) and strong knowledge of project Management tools is essential"

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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