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Engineering & Technical

Packaging and Labelling Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 12/09/2018
Job Reference: 96597

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 087 4108620

Packaging and Labelling Engineer

Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an Packaging and Labelling Engineer for their site.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Build a Label & Packaging Excellence Program within the Device Manufacturing group.
  • Identify all packaging requirements, establish guidelines for success and train/mentor teams through the packaging process with a view to improving the overall in-house awareness of the key principles and standards.
  • Manage relations with vendors and external service providers to ensure a consistent approach across projects, including validation and appraisal of packaging suppliers – (equipment and material).
  • Support Device Manufacturing on various projects in terms of package system design and implementation. Develop project plans with aggressive and achievable milestones.
  • Develop complete packaging concepts and specifications, and improve existing configurations to ensure the quality of the packaging process and product.
  • Interface with the Quality Assurance and Regulatory departments to provide packaging input to product submissions and demonstrate a good understanding of Medical Devices labelling regulatory requirements.
  • Communicate and participate in packaging related troubleshooting projects, support new product introduction and be the main point of contact and support for internal and external audits/inspections.
  • Design, test, and implement integrated automated inspection for all product lines and apply control/security management to the label printing system.
  • Provide printer and labelling support for issues observed in manufacturing and demonstrate systematic problem solving expertise to resolve.
  • Partner with cross functional teams as the packaging and labelling expert, and represent the team at department level.

Qualifications Knowledge Skills
  • Degree in Engineering / Packaging Technology or equivalent.
  • The Individual must have at least 2 years’ experience within a packaging/labelling design or process environment in a regulated environment such as Pharma / Medical Devices.
  • Knowledge of Barcoding systems and UDI requirements. Knowledge of GS1 and HIBCC identification.
  • Experience of label printing applications and ERP systems such as BarTender and SAP.
  • Proven track record in packaging and print material design and implementation.
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Project management skills and excellent attention to detail required.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

For further information on this Packaging and Labelling Engineer role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 / recruit@hero.ie
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