Packaging Engineer (Manufacturing Engineering)

Cook Biotech

Bloomington, IN


The Packaging Engineer 2 develops and tests packaging for new and existing products. A Packaging Engineer 2 leads packaging activities with a cross-functional team including SBU Product Management, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, Quality Assurance, Clinical Affairs, and other Engineering personnel.


• Apply packaging design principles from the Pharmaceutical/medical device field to maintain and develop appropriate packaging solutions• Perform distribution testing for Research & Development and Remediation Projects• Develop and maintain department standards in packaging• Ability to lead multiple projects to successful completion with tight time lines and critical deliverables • Ensure compliance of equipment and packaging designs with company quality system• Perform verification and validation testing of packaging designs and manufacturing methods• Write and maintain appropriate documentation per the company quality system.• Evaluate issues with existing packaging and implement corrective actions

- Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.- Must strictly adhere to safety requirements.- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.- Must maintain company quality and quantity standards.- Must have effective communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative and independent work situations and environments withminimal supervision.- Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.


• Master of Science in Packaging Science, or closely related field; orBachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Science or closely related field and 3 years experience; or experience of such kind and amount as to provide a comparable background• Experience with medical packaging materials (Tyvek, PE/PET films, PETG trays, etc.)• Experience with environmental and regulatory requirements and standards that relate to medical packaging design and testing (i.e. ASTM F1886, F88, F2096, D4169, and ISO 11607)


Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions. • Sitting for extended periods, utilizes close visual acuity for working with computers, equipment, etc.• Researches and designs using standard computer equipment• The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to grasp, feel or touch; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; or crawl; and talk; or hear.• Moderate exposure to noise level in the work environment that is moderate to occasionally loud

- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, subject to reasonable accommodation requirements under the ADA.