Nuvasive San Diego , CA 92140
Our Packaging Engineer is responsible for design, development, validation and implementation of a variety of simple to complex packaging projects supporting new products and sustaining projects. You will also be leading projects of varied scope requiring different stakeholders or cross-functional team efforts. You'll provide support to sterile packaging operations at our internal and external sterile manufacturing facilities. As our Packing Engineer, you'll be a subject matter expert in packaging / labeling equipment, processes, and software for existing operations.
Maintain and follow NuVasive's Quality System requirements; including but not limited to understanding of ECO's, validation, documentation practices, and design control requirements
Collaborate and maintain cross-functional partnerships with Development Engineers, Supplier Quality, Quality Engineers, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Operations, Regulatory Affairs and others
Manage multiple projects simultaneously with acting like an owner mentality
Capable of leading/supporting and executing packaging related projects from design through validation
Create packaging project timeline, attend meetings, coordinate resources, protocols, reports as required, ensuring effective communication of ideas, information, and issues to appropriate stakeholders
Provide engineering expertise in the design, development, validation and qualification of packaging / labeling equipment and software which may include engineering studies and/or feasibility studies.
Maintains high awareness of technical trends and developments in the packaging industry
Assign, delegate and assist in the completion of engineering tasks or projects to other engineers/team members
Performs other job related duties assigned
Related work experience in the packaging, medical or regulated industry
Knowledge of packaging test methodology per ASTM standards
Understanding of packaging materials' capabilities and equipment
Experience in a manufacturing environment for designing, specifying, assembling, and validating packaging / labeling equipment, processes, and software
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Knowledge of statistical techniques
Experience with equipment and process validations, including development of protocols and execution of protocols
Knowledge of equipment and tools in laboratory testing and inspection systems.
Understanding of physical and structure package testing procedures.
Knowledge of GMP/FDA regulations preferred.
Ability to create and work from engineering drawings; experience with Creo or Pro-E or other CAD software
Understanding of medical device processes and effect on packaging preferred
Successful experience leading project teams is preferred.
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The "EEO is the Law" poster options are available