31 Jul 2015

Full-Time Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Medtronic – Posted by KazBoulder, Colorado, United States

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Job Description

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic


The Senior Packaging Engineer is responsible for the creation, innovation, design, validation and implementation of new packaging products/processes in support of our Respiratory and Monitoring product lines. The Senior Engineer will provide expertise in the areas of cost reductions, identification and procurement of new packaging machinery, and packaging documentation. Senior engineers are frequently assigned leadership responsibility for entire projects or subprojects.

What is the work you will be doing?


Identify and support cost reduction opportunities in regards to Packaging.

Identify and support the purchasing of new packaging equipment.

Provide technical support and training to manufacturing in regards to packaging systems and machinery.

Prepare capital expenditure requests, drawings and specifications for new processes and equipment.

Prepare packaging validation protocols and reports to support packaging changes.

Perform packaging validation testing to support changes.

Support material qualifications for packaging changes such as resin material changes.

Create and update packaging specifications for manufacturing.

Assist in artwork creation and revisions for product packaging.

Operate various testing apparatus in qualifying packaging changes.

Create sterilization pallet patterns as well as non-sterile pallet patterns for most manufacturing locations.

Contributes to engineering schedules and plans.

Prepares monthly progress reports on projects.

Prepares presentations for various company meetings.

Provides work direction to lab technicians as required.


Conduct review meetings with multiple facilities regarding packaging issues.

Provide support to various departments such as R&D regarding packaging issues.

Create and update packaging specifications for documentation

Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic


Partners closely with Global Operations Corporate Engineering leaders

Direct Contact (Internal) Direct Contact (External)
1. Research and Development 1. Manufacturing Locations
2. Directors of Manufacturing 2. Raw Material Suppliers
3. Quality Assurance 3. Equipment Suppliers
4. Engineering 4. Engineering Consultants
5. Marketing
6. Purchasing
7. Accounting
8. Micro Quality Assurance

Senior Packaging Engineer is financially responsible for
1. Cost Reduction projects in excess of $500,000.
2. Capital projects in excess of $500,000.
3. New Product Introductions of $100,000.

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Do you have these experiences or skills?

A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in a medical device, pharmaceutical or related industry.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Knowledge of ISO-11607 standards

Strong experience preforming packaging validation

Experience with packaging design

Experience with AutoCAD. Experience with other design software such as ProE and SolidWorks preferred.

Experience working with Palletizing software

Ability to prepare written policies, procedures, proposal, and reports


Effective communication skills. Ability to work cross functionally.

Other Skills:

Ability to plan and document projects effectively. Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects by way of good organizational skills.

Do you have these professional or academic certifications?


B.S. Packaging Science, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Sr Packaging Engineer-Medtronic

Working Conditions

Senior Packaging Engineer must be able to frequently lift and carry objects weighing 50 lbs. or more. (25% of time) Normal office conditions (75% of time). Travel will be required about 30 – 40% of the time.

Together Medtronic and Covidien are working to improve how healthcare addresses the needs of more people, in more ways and in more places around the world. As one company, we can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. This is the ideal opportunity to join us, and be part of our commitment to the health of others.

We know the combined resources of Medtronic and Covidien will be transformative, creating new methodologies and new opportunities. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic – both in the lives of others and your career.

Medtronic is a $27.8b company with more than 85K employees in more than 160 countries.

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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Please note that the “Essential Job Functions” are listed under the sections titled “What is the work I will be doing?” and “Are you able and willing to work under these conditions?”.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

How to Apply


Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, 3D Design & Architect, 3D Modeling, 3D Surfacing, Auto CAD, Brainstorming, Concept Development, Consumer Durables, Engineering, Packaging Design, Solidworks, and Solidworks Surfacing. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: boulder colorado careers, boulder colorado jobs, careers, denver, engineering, jobs, Packaging Designer, and Packaging Engineer. Salary: BOE.

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