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Packaging Engineer II

North Haven, CT 06473
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Packaging Engineer II


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Oct 05, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

The Packaging Engineer II is a key operations representative within the North Haven site and supports both the AST (Advanced Surgical Technologies) and GSP (General Surgical Procedures) Focus Factories. The Packaging Engineer will be responsible for completing tasks which support the day to day operations and strategic projects to the business. General responsibilities include packaging/manufacturing process evaluation, troubleshooting and support of in house packaging/labeling/sealing equipment of products and processes. Conduct engineering studies and analyzing results to support process validation. Provide engineering support for production packaging/assembly equipment, methods and process validation of new and existing products. Collaborate on project teams to develop high quality, high reliability and highly manufacturable packaging for medical devices at Medtronic. Work under the direction of Principal Level Engineer in a fast paced environment supporting program initiatives and compliant with company best practices.

A Day in the Life:

Contribute to continuous improvements in overall product cost and quality.

Participate in DFM / DFA activities assuring that packaging/production processes and equipment are taken into consideration.

Maintain documentation associated with packaging/manufacturing processes.

Provide technical support for production packaging/labeling tools and software including assembly/sealing equipment and automation.

Follow established guidelines and management direction with regard to engineering decisions.

Advise leadership of developments which may affect schedule and costs.

Participate on projects to concurrently develop packaging assembly methods, tooling, equipment and processes for new and existing products.

Partner with Manufacturing to develop lean principals to implement solutions for product packaging, labeling and sealing/assembly.

Create standardized work and process maps that result in an optimized production system and extended value stream.

Conduct, coordinate and aid in formal Process Validations including protocol development and execution.

Support project team members in achieving business objects related attainment of Safety, Quality, Service, and Project Schedule and Cost goals.

Follow established procedures to perform detailed, accurate, and compliant engineering documentation for Master Validation Plans, PFMEA, Equipment Installation, Characterization, Qualification and Validation activities.

Interactions with manufacturing providing hands-on support and responsibility for metrics such as labor time, lead-time, capability, and yield.

Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation in the management of material disposition, process updates, NCRs and CAPA.

Complete on time project updates, development plans, self-assessments, and successful completion of all training requirements.

Application of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC and DOE.

Contributor to the Capital Expense Request (CER) process, specify cost for packaging/labeling/sealing equipment with consideration to product standard cost targets and capacity demands.

Must Have: Bachelors Degree required with 2+ years of experience or Advanced Degree with 0+ years of experience.

Nice to Have:

BS Degree in Packaging Science, Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent

MS Engineering

3+ years of experience in packaging engineering, medical devices, pharmaceutical or related industry

Broad knowledge of Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering.

Dynamic, positive attitude

Strong communication, manufacturing process, product industrialization and leadership skills.

Solid design, troubleshooting and presentation skills

Strong leadership skills and able to take direction

Knowledge of Lean and/or 6 Sigma

Knowledge of GDT

Knowledge of DFMEA and PFMEA

Strong Interpersonal Skills

Strong Computer Skills

Strong Project Skills

Knowledge and Experience with packaging, assembly and manufacturing methods/equipment (ie: Sencorp bar sealers, Alloyd blister sealers and material sealing of PETG to tyvek, foil to tyvek, foil to foil, mylar to Tyvek) and Vision Systems.

Knowledge and Experience with packaging material process and testing.

Engineering and Problem solving tools: MINITAB, SIX SIGMA, DOE, GRR, CAPA, CAD, DMAIC

Experience with DFMA and Lean manufacturing tools.

Excellent organization, Planning, Computer skills, Technical writing, Communication and Presentation skills.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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