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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Packaging Engineer in Warwick, Rhode Island

Job Description SummaryTo 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.

To provide packaging support to manufacturing and identify/exploit opportunities for new packaging concepts, materials and systems.

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Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities

Support new product team and line extension activities including:

  • 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

B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science or related discipline with a minimum of three (3) years work experience in packaging engineering and design, or MS degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science or related discipline with a minimum of two (2) years experience in packaging engineering in design with both being within a medical device or pharma industry (minimal 6 months).

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.

20% travel required.

Primary Work LocationUSA RI - Warwick

Additional LocationsUSA IL - Vernon Hills

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.