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.
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:
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
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Other Bard Divisions (as required)
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
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