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Principal Packaging Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL

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    Vernon Hills , Illinois
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This is a 6 month contract Principal Packaging Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL!  Modis has an immediate need for a 6 month contract Principal Packaging Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL!
Job description

  • Pharma or Medical device experience is highly recommended
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of package engineering principles and techniques
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of legal requirements and documents
  • Designs, prototypes and qualifies standard new packaging concepts in accordance with cGMP's with moderate guidance
  • Evaluates and improves standard existing packaging concepts with moderate guidance
  • Identifies, analyzes and specifies standard packaging materials and equipment with moderate guidance
  • Supports external resource/contractors as required
  • Has developed knowledge and skills in packaging; still acquiring / expanding fundamental knowledge and higher-level skills
  • Applies knowledge and skills to a variety of standard activities
  • Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge


  • Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering, or equivalent degree/experience in related field required


  • Collects basic information needed to analyze a problem, situation or issue
  • Performs routine or basic analysis, following the correct steps and using the appropriate tools, observing and seeking guidance from senior staff when necessary
  • Identifies basic implications/conclusions from the logical analysis of a routine situation or issue demonstrates basic understanding of functional goals and sound knowledge of technical areas within project scope; applies knowledge in developing basic solutions
  • Serves as a credible resource to others; answers basic questions pertaining to a specific area of expertise
  • Effectively communicates technical knowledge and validates understanding of others


  • Minimum 2 years technical experience with medical device and/or pharmaceutical packaging.
  • Experience managing portfolios from multiple disciplines, multiple plants with a variety of objectives
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

Specialized Knowledge

  • Packaging test methods/standards and related equipment,
  • Medical device packaging system development for flexible and rigid packaging applications.
  • Packaging system verification and validation experience
  • Experience with statistics and design of experiments.
  • Knowledge of the following standards: ISO 13485, ISO 11607, and ISO 14971.

If you're ready to make a change and work on-contract, on-site at a Fortune 500 Company, submit your resume for the Principal Packaging Engineer in Vernon Hills, IL today!

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