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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Packaging Process in New Haven at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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    New Haven
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Job Description

Senior Manufacturing Engineer  - Senior Packaging Engineer

Our client, a Global Leader in cutting-edge Medical Technology, has a new opening for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer over Packaging Processes and Equipment.

  • You will support the day to day operations and strategic projects to the business including packaging/manufacturing process evaluation, troubleshooting and support of in house packaging/labeling/sealing equipment of products and processes.
  • You will conduct engineering studies and MSA’s to support process validation. You will collaborate on project teams to develop high quality, high reliability and highly manufacturable packaging for medical devices.

As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer for Packaging you will:
  • Provide Plant leadership for the entire Packaging Operation and interface for Packaging and packaging equipment technologies in conjunction with Corporate Divisional Packaging.
  • Provide technical support for production packaging/labeling tools and software including assembly/sealing equipment and automation site-wide.
  • Contributor to the Capital Expense Request (CER) process, specify cost for packaging/labeling/sealing equipment with consideration to product standard cost targets and capacity demands.
  • Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation in the management of material disposition, process updates, NCR's and CAPA.
  • Participate in DFM / DFA activities assuring that packaging/production processes and equipment are taken into consideration.
  • Contribute to continuous improvements in overall product cost and quality.
  • Participate on projects to concurrently develop packaging assembly methods, tooling, equipment and processes for new and existing products.
  • Partner with Manufacturing to develop lean principals to implement solutions for product packaging, labeling and sealing/assembly.
  • Create standardized work and process maps that result in an optimized production system and extended value stream.
  • Conduct, coordinate and aid in formal Process Validations including protocol development and execution.
  • Follow established procedures to perform detailed, accurate, and compliant engineering documentation for Master Validation Plans, PFMEA, Equipment Installation, Characterization, Qualification and Validation activities.
  • Apply of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC and DOE.

As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer for Packaging, you Must Have
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging Science or Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering  with 6+ years applicable experience in packaging engineering support regulated industry preferred.
  • Knowledgeable in troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC’s, RS Logix, Cognex Insight Explorer and Checker to maintain and implement product labeling systems.
  • Strong communication, manufacturing process, product industrialization and leadership skills.
  • Solid design, troubleshooting and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Lean and/or Six Sigma
  • Knowledge of GD&T
  • Knowledge of DFMEA and PFMEA
  • Knowledge and Experience with packaging, assembly and manufacturing methods/equipment (ie: Sencorp bar sealers, Alloyd blister sealers and material sealing of PETG to tyvek, foil to tyvek, foil to foil, mylar to Tyvek) and Vision Systems.
  • Knowledge and Experience with packaging material process and testing.
  • Engineering and Problem solving tools: MINITAB, SIX SIGMA, DOE, GR&R, CAPA, CAD, DMAIC

As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Packaging Engineer it is Nice to Have:
  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • Experience in medical device industry