R&D Packaging Engineer – Galway | Collins McNicholas

R&D Packaging Engineer – Galway

  • Reference: GY43049
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

R&D Packaging Engineer needed for a large Medical Devices manufacturer in Galway.

Key Responsibilities

  • This individual will be responsible for the design and co-ordination of packaging & labelling activities for New Product Development (NPD) and Sustaining Engineering (SE) of legacy products, packaging and labelling.  This will include product package design, product labels, DFU’s (Direction for Use) and packaging specifications
  • Creation, change and control of all labeling and packaging components to support R&D in the plant.
  • Translates requirements for ISO 11607-1 & 2 :2006 for customers requiring packaging for termianlly sterilized products to internal product development teams and packaging personnel supporting these operations.
  • Develops and executes validation protocols for packaging related products.
  • Liaise with vendors on specifications for package and label components
  • Communicate to Teams and Management on the progress of labelling and packaging projects
  • Liaise with Sister divisions to ensue a consistent approach to labeling and packaging
  • Communicate with various departments within on packaging related projects
  • Build Quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements
  • Liaise with various translation companies for the translation of text used in all labelling and packaging components.


Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Good understanding of Packaging & Labelling Design Element requirements within a regulated industry
  • Bachelors (Hetac Level 8) in relevant discipline
  • At least three to five years’ experience in a Medical Device or other regulated industry
  • Familiar with ISO 13485, FDA Design Control, CAPA, SCAR and audit procedures
  • Working knowledge of ISO 11607 and ASTM D6198
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Edyta Fleming on 091706721 or email edyta.fleming@collinsmcnicholas.ie.

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