Principal Engineer – Packaging and Sterilization

Principal Engineer – Packaging and Sterilization

  • Full Time
  • Europe

Principal Engineer – Packaging and Sterilization

Position Overview:

Phillips-Medisize, LLC is seeking a Principal Engineer – Packaging and Sterilization to provide leadership and direction to regulated device packaging and sterilization programs, from development through commercialization.  This role serves to establish and disseminate value-added best practices and capabilities to increase global competency and competitiveness.  The role also serves as a shared resource to provide hands-on project support to Phillips-Medisize sites to achieve project deliverables.

Essential Functions:

  • Identify global best practices and drive continuous improvement activities in regulated product packaging and sterilization
  • Set top-level project implementation deliverables and dates and manage the execution
  • Be the primary point of contact with customers to interpret and negotiate packaging and sterilization requirements
  • Develop manufacturing line layout plans and determine the space needed for device assembly and packaging
  • Build partnerships with suppliers and packaging contractors
  • Partner with management on setting goals for business implementation and operational effectiveness
  • Create and lead a Global Packaging Council within Phillips-Medisize
  • Partner with Regulatory/Validation personnel related to Terminally Sterilized Packaging Systems and Sterilization Management
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to less experienced personnel
  • Extended travel to Phillips-Medisize facilities, vendors, and customers may be required to support business needs. Travel estimated at 20%

Required Qualifications:      

  • Bachelor’s degree in packaging or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years related medical packaging experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience
  • Experience in sterilization preferred
  • Sound management and leadership skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills
  • Proven ability to work at/with multiple levels in an organization
  • Experience in capital equipment purchasing, manufacturing operations and regulatory along with knowledge of ISO 9000, ISO 13485, ISO 11607, ISO 11137, ISO 11135 and GMP guidelines
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers in a productive and team approach

With your application, you agree that your information will be recorded in our files (up to 6 months after finalizing the position) and if necessary, forwarded to affiliated companies.  

We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Company – in short

Phillips-Medisize, LLC, a Molex company, is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the drug delivery, consumable diagnostics, medical device and specialty commercial markets.

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