BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Manager, Packaging Engineering in Covington, Georgia

Job Description SummaryThe Senior Manager of Packaging Engineering will be responsible to manage the Packaging Engineering group including resource planning, performance management and career development.

Job Description

Direct the resource planning to Packaging Engineers and Coordinators to support BD new product development and base business activities.

  • Develop quarterly and annual work plans to support business needs

  • Lead performance management and career development activities.

  • Develop and update resource plans to support Business Franchise needs

Support new product team and line extension activities including:

  • Concept development

  • Project Plans/Schedules

  • Design reviews and design for manufacturability

  • Develop prototype packaging/tooling

  • ISO procedures – improvements and training

Plan, coordinate and manage all activities to launch and commercialize new products and line extensions including:

  • Concept and development of packaging methods and processes

  • Coordination of all new tooling and equipment

  • Coordination and support of all new vendor tooling and artwork

  • Development and release of all new product and process documentation

  • Planning, ordering and coordination of all new component inventory

  • Qualification and validation of all new equipment, processes and operations

  • New product cost estimates for packaging

  • Preparation of requests for capital expenditure, Authorization for Expenditure - AFE(s)

  • Evaluation and recommendation of new materials

  • Support all pilot activities related to packaging

Plan, coordinate and manage all packaging engineering activities to transfer new products and line extensions to manufacturing including:

  • Development and management for packaging requirements of the transfer plan

  • Development and release of all packaging documentation

  • Coordinate the transition of packaging component inventory

  • Equipment transfers and installation

  • Process validation and operator training

Provide Packaging Engineering support to Manufacturing and other disciplines including:

  • AME & R&D

  • Outside Vendors

  • Purchasing

  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control

  • Regulatory Affairs

  • Other Bard Divisions (as required)

  • CIP Projects

  • Previous experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries preferred.

  • Leadership/Management skills with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a supervisory role.

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of package test methods, process validation, bar coding, and international standards.

  • Knowledge of FDA and functional requirements for Class I, II and Class III sterile, non-sterile, disposable and reusable devices.

  • Ability to conceptualize ideas, motivate and focus individuals and teams and drive projects through to completion on time and on budget.

  • Broad knowledge of properties for materials utilized in primary and secondary packaging, plus packaging methods and equipment.

  • Ability to travel up to 15%

B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 8 years in packaging engineering, tooling and design in a regulated industry.

Primary Work LocationUSA GA - Covington BMD

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status