• Sr. Manager , Packaging Engineering Jobs in United States Of America - 23849065

  • Abbott India Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 10 - 13 Years
  • Posted : 30 days ago

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries


Reporting to the Director of Molding and Packaging Engineering, the Sr Packaging Engineering Manager is responsible for leading the strategy and roadmap of ADD Packaging Engineering Recognized as a technical expert for packaging design, materials, processes, and problem resolution, the role will interface with other functions such as product design and manufacturing, process automation, supply chain and sourcing, marketing, distribution centers and quality assurance The incumbent will be responsible for the management of all packaging project planning and execution including designs, tests, and implementation of packaging initiatives that are an integral part of the division product development and sustaining engineering process


Develop and present business cases and effectively communicate and present the progress of initiatives and programs for review by stakeholders
Set guidelines and best practices, identify root causes and drive corrective actions related to new and existing packaging design improvements
Oversee and manage the packaging engineering team from a complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing
Refine the division cold chain strategy and sustainability, perform industry benchmarking and implement best practices
Develop, test, review and recommend proposals for packaging material and designs by translating detailed design requirements and business needs into work plans, anticipating risks and incorporating prevention and mitigation plans
Establish standards and guidelines for supplier evaluation Evaluate and select packaging suppliers/vendors
Create and review package test plan protocols, monitor testing, and interpret data to insure package integrity throughout product life cycle
Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions
Gather and translate insights into potential strategic packaging opportunities
Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials and design, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage
Manage packaging engineers and is responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the team
Manage the packaging testing lab from activities, processes to infrastructure
Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training associates including planning, assigning, managing workload and evaluating team performance
Other duties and responsibilities per business needs

Position Qualifications

Bachelors degree preferably in packaging engineering with 10 years of experience in a packaging engineering and engineering management roles

Extensive knowledge and experience working with multiple materials and processes in various distribution environments including rigid plastics, flexible materials, corrugated and paperboard packaging, labels, etc

Problem solving and decision-making skills are necessary

Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

Must have good oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in healthcare, medical device or pharmaceutical industry is preferred

Experience managing and coaching a team

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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