BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Packaging Engineer in Tempe, Arizona

Becton, Dickinson Interventional (BDI) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 65,000 people across 50 countries around the world. Founded more than 100 years ago, BDI pioneered many devices that are cornerstones of modern healthcare. BD - PI is the vascular division within BDI and focusses on interventional products for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), end stage renal disease (ESRD), and Cancer.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness, respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded.

Be Your Best at BD-PI – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world. #LI-JC1

This is a high-level research and development engineering position. The Sr. Packaging Engineer will be responsible for leading the successful development and implementation of new packaging designs, executing tests and ensuring appropriate industry and corporate standards are met. The Sr. Packaging Engineer will work with and develop strong relationships with all internal and external business partners

  • Lead the development and demonstrate strong and clear accountability/responsibility for the successful and timely completion and implementation of new packaging systems for new product introductions.

  • Work closely with all cross functions in the business, especially core project teams, marketing, regulatory, quality and operations to support the business objectives.

  • Determine, coordinate and execute physical package testing to ensure product and package integrity. Writes and performs test protocols for evaluations and validation.

  • Ensure packaging projects are in compliance with regulatory and corporate guidelines. Maintain compliance and knowledge of systems and procedures with the FDA regulations regarding package development.

  • Contribute to the troubleshooting in the resolution of packaging related issues in manufacturing and the field.

  • Works with labeling group to design packaging artwork layouts.

  • Ability to travel to production sites to support product development.

  • Special projects as assigned

  • Develops and implements procedures/policies

  • Ability to lead Engineers and Interns in a supervisory capacity

Experience in the medical device field preferred.

Familiarity with ISO, ISTA and ASTM standards is required.

Familiarity with packaging sterilization is an asset.

Packaging Validation experience is required.

It is required to have experience in material specifications for packaging

This role requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging (or equivalent) is required.

Four to eight years’ experience (Master’s degree plus two to six years, or Ph.D. degree with zero to four years) in product package development.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.

Bard Peripheral Vascular is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.

Industry Standard/Category: Medical Device/ Packaging

ID: 2018-11741

Career Level: experienced

Relocation Available?: TBD

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL: www.crbard.com

Street: 1415 W. 3rd Street

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.