Job Detail

Location Mayo
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Amanda Reynolds

Senior Packaging Engineer

Senior Packaging Engineer


  • Apply advanced knowledge, under general guidance, on concepts, principles, and technical capabilities for projects of increased scope and complexity.
  • Lead and support cross-functional projects for new product development and commercialization, and changes to existing products.
  • Establish and manage packaging project schedules.
  • Recommend and qualify new packaging materials, equipment, and suppliers.
  • Develop and validate sterile packaging and labeling systems and equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with and monitor changes to packaging regulations.
  • Write and coordinate technical documentation, including design assurance documents, protocols, reports, procedures, specifications, work instructions, and original data.
  • Develop and validate test methods.
  • Source and validate packaging test equipment.
  • Identify, lead, and support cost savings opportunities.
  • Represent Hollister at industry events (conferences, seminars, etc.)
  • Mentor peers within department
  • Educate the organization on packaging best practices.

Work Experience Requirements 

  • Number of Overall Years Necessary: 5-8
  • Sterile medical device packaging system development and validation
  • Automated and manual packaging forming, loading, sealing, closing, and labeling equipment selection, development, and validation
  • Form-fill-seal and heat seal equipment
  • Sterile barrier seal tooling development
  • Flexible barrier material performance and selection
  • Porous and non-porous material performance and selection
  • Design of experiment and process validation
  • Statistical analysis
  • Test methods for materials, integrity, physical properties, distribution simulation, and aging
  • Fiber-based materials, including paperboard and corrugate
  • Sterilization processes
  • Labeling printers, application equipment, and vision systems
  • Color specification
  • Human factors and usability engineering
  • Technical writing
  • Optimization and cost savings


  • Bachelor of Science in Packaging.  Advanced degree desirable.


Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of ISO 11607, EU MDR, UDI, ASTM D10 and F02, IEC 62366, and FDA Guidance on Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices
  • Experience with Qumas, SAP, CAPE, TOPS, JMP, Minitab, Microscan


Local Specifications (English and Local Language):

  • Fluent in English


For further information on this Senior Packaging Engineer role in Mayo please contact Amanda Reynolds on 0860468858/


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Senior Packaging Engineer

Amanda Reynolds

Role Type Fixed Term Contract
Contact Amanda Reynolds
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