Sr. Packaging Engineer in San Antonio, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 3/23/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

VOLT is looking for a Sr. Packaging Engineer for an estimated 12 months long contract opportunity that is going to be fully REMOTE. It is for our client, a global manufacturing conglomerate with significant presence in the medical device industry.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Identifies and champions packaging projects that lead to improved customer satisfaction, quality, operational efficiencies, reduced cycle time and reduced cost.
• Recognized SME who provides technical expertise (coaching) and serves as lead technical resource that can be deployed to address packaging, quality and supply chain/corporate procurement issues as needed across the globe.
• Designs, develops, and commercializes innovative and robust packaging designs for new and existing products.
• Generates packaging design specifications including:
o Creation/modification of Engineering Drawings for primary (sterile barrier) packaging components ensuring that CTQ dimensions are clearly defined. Some drawings for secondary and tertiary packaging may also be needed.
o Provides detailed analysis on packaging systems to identify the master challenge product for testing purposes.
o Facilitates first article inspections for packaging design changes.
o Provides palletization configuration expertise as needed.
• Approves:
o All packaging & labeling materials changes and prototypes (including tooling) associated with primary packaging. Some secondary, and tertiary packaging work may also be needed.
o Packaging validation protocols, reports and test methods as required.
o Master Challenge products and packaging stability strategies.
• Strong ability to create and/or assist project managers in the creation of detailed project plans with specific actions for on time completion.
• Provides proprietary patentable packaging designs and processes.
• Key author/contributor for creation/modification of company packaging procedures (ex. Master Package Challenge, Machine Trials, Transit Trial Analysis).

• 3 – 5 years’ experience in the medical device industry with focus on project management, packaging engineering, packaging design and manufacturing.
• Proven track record with a variety of packaging materials, equipment (including automation), sterilization and stability.
• Experience with system kits as well as individual packaging components.
• Experience with FDA, ISO, AAMI & ASTM Standards.
• Expertise in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) systems.
• Experience with Solid Works or similar 3D modeling.

• Bachelor’s Degree Packaging Engineering or Engineering Discipline with packaging experience required

o 5-8 Years with BS
o 3-6 Years with MS
o 0-3 Years with PhD or JD

Preferred Qualifications:
• PMP Certification.
• Preferred candidate would have experience relating to Process Excellence, Lean Manufacturing and/or Value Engineering.
• Preferred candidate would be familiar with tooling design and fabrication practices with general knowledge of plastics processing and part design.
• Preferred candidate to understand lifecycle management of capital assets.
• Product Data Management (PDM)/Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

The position is being offered through VOLT. VOLT is publicly traded on the NYSE MKT under the symbol "VOLT".  To learn more about Volt, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.