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Senior Packaging Engineer Job

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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

Lead the packaging engineering design, development and validation efforts on key domestic and internationally focused project initiatives.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Lead Packaging Core Teams consisting of representation from packaging, distribution, operations, test methods, labeling, and graphics.
  • Provide Packaging Engineering support for R&D projects related to medical devices.
  • Generate and manage the generation of packaging related documentation including specifications, test plans and reports, and other BSC Product Development Process documents.
  • Manage the completion of packaging testing for new product development and existing design improvements.
  • Work closely with other members of the Packaging Engineering department, and interact with personnel from a variety of areas within the company.
  • Developing strong team skills, including optimized communication, teamwork, initiative, and managed execution of project deliverables.
  • Work with sister divisions to ensure a consistent approach to packaging and labeling.
  • Work with BSC suppliers to establish partnerships to maximize quality, delivery, and lead times, and to incorporate their abilities, ideas, and material knowledge into new development.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and advances in the medical device packaging industry.
  • Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.


What we're looking for in you

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Packaging Engineering
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in design, development and validation of packaging in a FDA regulated industry (medical devices preferred); or equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required.
  • Experience in bringing creative package designs from concept through commercialization.
  • Knowledge related to paperboard, corrugated, flexible packaging films, Tyvek, thermoformed trays, injection molded parts, and packaging equipment. Familiarity with ASTM and ISTA package testing requirements. Familiarity with the medical device industry, FDA regulations, ISO 11607, quality systems, and sterilization preferred.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and effectively manage timelines.
  • Proficient use in current versions of MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, and familiarity with product data management software preferred.
  • Position requires 15-25% travel both domestic and international.


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 447741


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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