Packaging and Labelling Engineer - Medical Devices - Galway

  • Job Reference: NET - 174220
  • Date Posted: 26 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: €1.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A Major Medical Devices Company in Galway City, Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


Job Description

Provide label & packaging design and technical / testing support to Device Manufacturing group.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Build a Label & Packaging Excellence Program within the Device Manufacturing group.
Identify all packaging requirements, establish guidelines for success and train/mentor teams through the packaging process with a view to improving the overall in-house awareness of the key principles and standards.
Manage relations with vendors and external service providers to ensure a consistent approach across projects, including validation and appraisal of packaging suppliers - (equipment and material).
Support Device Manufacturing on various projects in terms of package system design and implementation. Develop project plans with aggressive and achievable milestones.
Develop complete packaging concepts and specifications, and improve existing configurations to ensure the quality of the packaging process and product.
Interface with the Quality Assurance and Regulatory departments to provide packaging input to product submissions and demonstrate a good understanding of Medical Devices labelling regulatory requirements.
Communicate and participate in packaging related troubleshooting projects, support new product introduction and be the main point of contact and support for internal and external audits/inspections.
Design, test, and implement integrated automated inspection for all product lines and apply control/security management to the label printing system.
Provide printer and labelling support for issues observed in manufacturing and demonstrate systematic problem solving expertise to resolve.
Partner with cross functional teams as the packaging and labelling expert, and represent the team at department level.


Degree in Engineering / Packaging Technology or equivalent.

The Individual must have at least 2 years' experience within a packaging/labelling design or process environment in a regulated environment such as Pharma / Medical Devices.

Knowledge of Barcoding systems and UDI requirements. Knowledge of GS1 and HIBCC identification.

Experience of label printing applications and ERP systems such as BarTender and SAP.

Proven track record in packaging and print material design and implementation.

Strong communication skills with both internal and external customers.

Project management skills and excellent attention to detail required.

Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment


A very attractive Salary/Benefits Package is on offer and negotiable


Please forward your CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please ring Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 if outside Ireland