Packaging Engineer I
Louisville, CO
Careers That Change Lives and Impact Patient Outcomes

In this exciting role as a Packaging Engineer I, you will use multi-disciplinary engineering knowledge to design and develop sterile and non-sterile medical device packaging in support of strategic plans. You will have responsibility and authority to lead or support the ideation, development, design, validation and manufacturing transfer of product packaging materials for device introductions.

A Day in the Life

Determine packaging specifications according to the nature of the product, cost limitations, legal requirements, and the type of protection required to meet overall product life cycle

Facilitate and support evaluations of package systems to ensure compliance with Federal, US and International safety, regulatory and quality standards

Develop package testing protocols, test acceptance criteria, and analyze results

Facilitate packaging design reviews with cross-functional teams

Research, develop and validate packaging process equipment/tooling/fixturing and related documentation to support manufacturing

Provide released product packaging engineering support

Documentation management and/or coordination of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or related field

Nice to Have

Working knowledge of FDA and International regulations related to packaging. Understanding of applicable ISO, ISTA and ASTM test standards and methods related to package performance testing

Ability to lead, work and communicate effectively. Exercises good judgment when communicating to all levels in the business organization

Ability to use and apply technical principles, theories and concepts in the medical device packaging field

Solid problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to define problems, gather data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

Working knowledge of computer aided drafting (CAD)

Eagerness to learn and expand responsibilities

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and build strong working relationships

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)