Senior Packaging Engineer


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Location Galway City Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Contract
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Senior Packaging Engineer

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Job ID: JOB-13643

Role Description: Senior Packaging Engineer

The Senior Packaging Engineer will focus on developing cutting-edge medical device packaging in the Vascular & Implant Therapies Space. Strong expertise in technology transfers, continuous improvement initiatives, and innovative packaging development for medical procedures. Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams, ensure compliance with quality system requirements, and drive best practices for packaging and labeling.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop packaging components and assemblies for medical devices.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on cross-functional, cross-divisional project teams, focusing on design, technology, and process.
  • Create technical documentation, including design specifications, input requirements, validations, and technical reports, in compliance with quality system requirements.
  • Support issue investigations and implement corrective actions.
  • Collaborate with Packaging and Labeling peers across the organization to identify and implement best practices.
  • Ensure robust package validation and qualification, adhering to FDA and ISO requirements.
  • Utilize project management skills to gain alignment, lead cross-functional teams, and drive continuous improvement projects.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and training to other members of the packaging engineering team.

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Biomedical materials and processing knowledge
  • Medical packaging design procedures
  • Strong understanding of FDA and ISO requirements for packaging and labeling
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and articulation abilities
  • Ethical and compliant work practices
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work across organizational boundaries
  • Strategic thinking and good judgment
  • Accountability for decisions, actions, and results
  • Passionate, driven, and capable of making tough decisions in challenging situations

Qualifications & Education

  • Qualified person to Degree level L8 in Engineering/Science or a related discipline, Masters desirably, with five (5) years relevant experience.
  • We are looking for individuals with experience in biomedical materials, processing knowledge and medical packaging design procedures. We are looking for individuals with a proven track record in innovative package design, product development and manufacturing. 


If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements, please contact Eoghan Colton on 086 839 5533 or

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Senior Packaging Engineer

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