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Sr Packaging Engineer, Medical Devices and Combination Products


Lake Forest, IL
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Job Title Sr Packaging Engineer, Medical Devices and Combination Products

JobID 1041469-1852

Location: Lake Forest, IL

Description *About Pfizer*

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

*Role Description*

Responsible for design and development of creative packaging and labeling systems for medical devices and combination products. Labeling solutions should use latest graphics techniques to meet customer needs for clear use instruction and differentiate from competitive offerings, and packaging should provide suitable protection for the drug or medical device and compliance to regulatory requirements.Performs project planning, identifies appropriate requirements in alignment with customer and regulatory needs, generates or directs design and testing with outside suppliers in alignment with ASTM, generates documentation such as specifications, drawings, and artwork. A Packaging and Labeling Engineer will work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and manage external suppliers and manufacturing partners.


*Support the design and development of packaging and labeling for medical devices and combination products*Develop 2D graphics (Adobe Illustrator) for labeling and instruction solutions that augment intuitive use and clear understanding of the product while also complying to regulatory requirements and internal procedures*Review and provide input into the protection requirements, aligned with ASTM standards and specifications for the drug or medical device with respect to expected product lifecycle environmental and distribution challenges*Produce or direct suppliers in the production of models and drawings using 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks) that define the packaging solution*Prepare prototype materials for early-stage usability studies*Analyze internal and supplier designs to identify areas critical to function, likely failure modes and design sensitivities. *Carry out supplier selection, management, and commercial cost analysis in concert with procurement and manufacturing stakeholders*Develop test protocols and direct engineering testing (laboratory-based work) to evaluate packaging design proposals, establish functional performance characteristics, and feedback results into design*Carry out data analysis of test results to determine design performance and acceptability*Support supplier design reviews and Pfizer design reviews*Create packaging and labeling drawings and specification documentation to support medical device development, industrialization, and submission


*Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Industrial Design or equivalent*A minimum of 2 years' experience using 3D CAD (SolidWorks preferred)*A minimum of 2 years' experience using 2D graphic tools (Adobe Illustrator)*Experience within the medical device industry would be a benefitPHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical requirements include walking, standing, and performing analysis including specification and label artwork creation.

*EEO & Employment Eligibility*

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

*Sr Packaging Engineer, Medical Devices and Combination Products*
*Lake Forest, Illinois*

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