Packaging Process Engineer

Come join a fast growing company offering competitive wages in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) with company match

  • Mazeppa, NC
  • $60,000 - $90,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Kyle Cherry
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A bit about us:

We are a privately-held manufacturer located and operated in North Carolina. We area a known industry-wide as a leading developer and marketer of innovative, consumer health care products for retailers and marketers of OTC drug products and dietary supplements. Specializing in manufacturing solid dose lozenges, soft chews, and other confectionery-based delivery forms of consumer healthcare products for both private label and contract manufacturing partners.

Why join us?

We offer competitive wages in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) with company match.
We are authentic and respectful in our dealings with others. This inspires confidence and transparency while empowering others to be open about differing ideas. We put what’s best for the team first. That means we take responsibility for everything we do – including our behaviors and our results

Job Details

The Process Packaging Engineer’s primary responsibility is to evaluate, troubleshoot, and conduct continuous improvement activities for our packaging lines. This position provides support where needed for key process improvement initiatives as well as deviation and out of trend investigations. The scope of these initiatives may involve product quality, process variation, and throughput efficiency while working closely with packaging development, engineering, and QC/QA. This position is responsible for providing technical manufacturing expertise in the packaging area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Identifies quality, safety, and throughput improvement opportunities and partners with key stakeholders to develop solutions.
Supports and/or lead the installation and setup of new packaging processes and equipment.
Responsible for aiding in the creation of manufacturing instructions and ensuring that operators receive appropriate training on packaging processes they are executing.
Supports the creation and execution of IQ/OQ/PQ documentation for new processes and equipment.
Provides guidance for validation trials and leads product start-up (monitoring).
Create/support SOPs required for new product manufacturing.
Assists in troubleshooting packaging processes and updates processes through periodic review of trend data.
Participates in developing packaging specifications and required control measures.
Works with engineering to source equipment required for new product manufacturing.
Leads continuous improvement initiatives and cost reduction projects.
Manage/lead the implementation at plant level for new products, processes, and procedures, interfacing with all levels (operations, manufacturing and external customers/vendors).
Provides technical support for Operations in Manufacturing.
Technical packaging expert for the organization.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) able to communicate at all levels of the organization
Ability to communicate and manage projects with outside vendors
Good reading, math, grammar, spelling and writing skills (English)
Practical knowledge of manufacturing processes, products, company policies and procedures
Ability to follow instructions and work without close supervision
Ability to formulate and analyze product formulas and make calculations
Ability to perform root cause analysis
Good computer skills (including the ability to use Excel and Minitab)
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
Good presentation skills
Knowledge of FDA, EPA and OSHA rules and regulations
Knowledge of cGMP
Team player
Problem solving expertise
Must be able to multitask
Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment and work flexible hours and overtime as needed.
Able to clearly communicate in a noisy environment while wearing hearing protection
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Engineering
Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing packaging experience

Preferred Qualifications

More than 3 years of manufacturing packaging experience
Manufacturing experience in Confectionery, Drug, or Food manufacturing
More than 3 years of industry experience writing and executing validation protocols
At least 5 years of experience in a GMP packaging facility with knowledge of Critical Process Parameters
Experience in pharmaceutical or sterile packaging
Experience with horizontal and vertical bagging operations
Experience in blister thermoforming
Experience in bottling operations
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Mazeppa, NC
Job Type
$60,000 - $90,000