Sr R&D Project/Packaging Engineer

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Sr R&D Project/Packaging Engineer


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Do you want to work for a leading innovative Medical Device Company in the West? Continue to read if so…

You will work as a Sr R&D Project/Packaging Engineer for our client in Parkmore, Galway.  In this role you will work within the Cardiac and Vascular Supplier R&D Group. The role will require you to work within project teams and resolve issues by establishing priorities and reaching solutions with team members and functional managers.

Duration: 12 Months

Location: Parkmore / Working from home initially

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Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical leadership in design & development of packaging concepts across our key R&D businesses
  • Responsible for evaluating materials, design, and configuration of primary, secondary, and other packaging to optimize customer benefit, operations requirements, and the supply chain requirements.
  • Draft technical documentation, including specifications, position papers, package testing protocols, and validation associated with the qualification and release of package designs.
  • Collaborate with Packaging and Labelling peers to identify and implement best practices for packaging technologies and packaging processes.
  • Participate on cross-functional, cross-site project teams focusing on packaging design, packaging technology and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead packaging process development thru characterization & process validation activities
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with methodology application for engineering issues
  • Provide direct input to Sterilization Methods and process changes, with input on impacts from a Packaging perspective.
  • Excellent project management & cross functional team collaboration skill set.


  • What are we looking for?
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, R&D or related discipline and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management.


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