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Packaging Engineer I in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

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  • Location:
    Naples, FL
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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Packaging Engineer I
Arthrex, Inc.  
INC- Naples, FL

Main Objective:

Provides packaging engineering and related support to Design Engineering and when required, contract packaging suppliers.  Determine and administer changes to improve overall package performance and/or cost reduction. Support and assist the companies  packaging objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Using a CAD program, assist in the design and development of packaging components for medical devices as required per quality standards.
  2. Create  and maintain Packaging Instruction documents that serve to illustrate the expected final outcome for manufacturing and assembly processing of finished devices to assure a match with design intent.
  3. Create and maintain packaging engineering specifications utilizing CAD or 3D modeling programs for new and existing components.
  4. Develop and oversee Instrument Case development projects in support of Design Engineering projects.  When the case is a standalone project, the Packaging Engineer will be the role of Project Manager for the project.
  5. Oversee Design Verification and Validation activities for Instrument Case components.
  6. Support product design changes to develop and improve existing products that affect existing packaging.
  7. Oversee any required package testing to assure viability of packaging/product construct and sterile barrier protection. This includes generating protocols, test reports, and engineering adoptions and maintenance of test documentation within Agile PLM and/or other approved documentation system per quality standards.
  8. Provide supporting packaging documentation to Regulatory and Quality for 510(k) and ERC submissions and audits.
  9. Create Bill of Materials and generate Engineering Change Orders (ECO) in support of new products and various revisions or maintenance.
  10. Communicate effectively with Design Teams and Contract Suppliers using project management tools, written, and verbal communication


  • B.S. required preferably in Packaging (science or engineering), Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
  • 0-2 Yrs. Experience in medical device packaging or manufacturing preferred
  • Packaging internship or work experience in electronic drafting or technical functions preferred


  • Proficiency in creating packaging specifications using  a CAD program.
  • Proficiency in creating packaging instructions utilizing a CAD program or Microsoft Word.
  • Ability to open and view drawing specifications using a CAD program.
  • Ability to write protocols, test reports, and adoptions related to packaging validation.
  • Knowledge of ISO 11607, ISTA, and ASTM Test standards associated with Medical Device Packaging.
  • Ability to understand engineering specifications and drawing conventions.
  • Knowledge of MS Office required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.