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

Job Description SummaryTo plan, organize, and coordinate all Packaging Engineering and labeling related activities to support:

 Development and commercialization of new products and line extensions

 Manufacturing maintenance-of-business activities

 Cost Improvement Programs

 Testing and labeling activities to support ever-changing regulatory and industry requirements

 Investigation, evaluation, and implementation of new packaging concepts, materials and

systems

Job Description

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities

1. Support new product team and line extension activities including:

  • Concept development

  • Project Plans/Schedules

  • Design reviews and design for manufacturability

  • Develop prototype packaging/tooling

2. 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 of labeling

  • Development and release of all new product and process documentation

  • Creation of all relevant test protocols and technical reports

  • Planning, ordering and coordination of all new component inventory

  • Qualification and validation of all new components, equipment, processes and operations

  • New product cost estimates for packaging

  • Preparation of AFE(s)

  • Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

3. 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

  • Creation of all relevant test protocols and technical reports

4. Provide packaging engineering support to manufacturing including the following:

  • Assessment and development of action plans to overcome packaging related manufacturing issues

  • Support of cost improvement programs and manufacturing improvement plans related to product packaging

5. Provide technical leadership for:

  • Technical initiatives, CAPA resolutions, compliance projects

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required:

  • Senior Packaging Engineer: B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging Science, Life

  • Sciences or other Engineering discipline required, with a minimum of five (5) years in

  • packaging engineering and design, or M.S. degree in Packaging Engineering/Packaging

  • Science, Life Sciences or other Engineering discipline required, with a minimum of four (4)

  • years relevant experience

  • Experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries preferred.

  • 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.

  • Working knowledge of package test methods, process validation, bar coding and international

  • standards.

  • Some travel required.

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Primary Work LocationUSA RI - Warwick

Additional LocationsUSA IL - Vernon Hills

Work Shift

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

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