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Company Medtronic
Job Title Sr Packaging Engineer
JobId 27423
Location: Santa Rosa, CA, 95404, USA

Sr Packaging Engineer


Santa Rosa, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Apr 26, 2017

The Cardiac
and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together
into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full
breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to
address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

Position Description

• Responsible for the design, development, and support of package systems and processes for sterile medical devices including components, assemblies, and labels.

A Day in the Life:

• Accountable for the development and implementation of packaging for existing and new medical products and devices including class-II and class-III implantable products, drug/device combination products, and accessories.

• Leads the improvement and standardization of packaging on existing products with focus on performance and cost effectiveness.

• Actively collaborate with Packaging and Labeling peers within CardioVascular to identify and implement best practices, packages and processes.

• Participate on cross-functional, cross-site project teams focusing on packaging, packaging technology and processes improvements

• Utilize knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to packaging and labeling, ensuring robust package validation and qualification

• Draft technical documentation including package testing protocols and validation associated with the qualification and release of package designs

• Process development and support for packaging assemblies for manufacturing

• Develop plans to establish proof of shelf life, accelerated and real time.

• Coordinate projects and deadlines working with PL lead to ensure all new product and package improvement deadlines are met.

• Execute all aspects of packaging development and testing as required

• Serve actively in the identification of suppliers, testing and approving materials, including liaison with the vendors.


Basic Qualifications

• 5 years experience with a BS Packaging or related engineering field (e.g. Mechanical or Materials); 3 years with MS

• Medical device or Pharma packaging experience

• Knowledgeable in ISO, ASTM, ISTA standards related to packaging.

• Solid proficiency in MS Word, Excel and statistical analysis software

• Familiarity with FDA quality assurance requirements for design and manufacturing.

• Ability to travel up to 15%, both domestic and international.

Preferred Qualifications

• Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) preferred.

• Experience with ethylene oxide, steam, liquid chemical, and radiation sterilization methods

• Experience with Design for Lean Sigma (DFLS), Design for Manufacturability (DFM), process development and design of experiments (DOE) methodology Experience with Design Verification and Process Validation.

• Experience with sterile barrier sealing equipment and processes

• Experience with MiniTab, Microsoft Project, Solidworks, MatrixOne, Agile, QAD. and SAP software.


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.

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.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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 can 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.

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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