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Packaging Engineer Allegan United States,  

Perrigo (company)

Posted on : 08 June 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is  a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products. 
  • Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, our company has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. 
  • Our company  is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. 
  • The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs. Our company sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China. 
  • Joining us means joining a team that is driven and excited to make healthcare products more affordable around the globe. 
  • Our products improve our consumer s quality of life  let us improve the quality of your career.  
  • Provides package engineering support and packaging component expertise to the company through the design, development, and maintenance of packaging standards for various company and outside sub-contracting product packaging sites.   

Major Duties/Responsibilities  
  • Troubleshoots and resolves packaging issues associated with packaging component quality, packaging equipment, and packaging line efficiency, participates in deviation resolutions as a result of packaging component quality, and coordinates, conducts, and documents packaging line trials for new or improved packaging components 
  • Works closely with other functional areas and multi-functional teams such as Operations, Sales, Marketing, Procurement, Master Data, Art and Quality to launch new products/packages, develops promotions and displays, develops cost savings initiative, and troubleshoots packaging problems. 
  • Participates in the selection of new equipment and/or tooling. 
  • Develops and prepares packaging specifications and recaps, cost estimates and realizations.
  • Conducts and documents package testing for component approval or troubleshooting.  

Required Experience   
  • Proven ability to work independently toward specific goals and to exercise initiative in identifying projects. 
  • Possesses thorough knowledge of cGMPs, and a working knowledge of USP Testing and CR protocol testing. 
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to develop sound economic analysis, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service. 
  • Demonstrated broad knowledge of methods in package design, testing, and packaging materials, tooling, methods improvement, ergonomics, and project management skills. 
  • Bachelor s degree in Packaging Engineering or other engineering discipline 
  • Two to twelve years of progressively responsible packaging development experience in an Operational environment.  


Allegan Michigan United States

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