• Posted on: Feb 15, 2023
  • Location: Waco, TX
  • Job ID: 93608832
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering
  • Posted on: Feb 15, 2023
  • Location: Waco, TX
  • Job ID: 93608832
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering

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Packaging Engineer IV  (On Site)

Job Summary

Provides engineering support to Packaging to trouble shoot and resolve complex problems involved with day-to-day production operations. Monitor the day-to-day performance of the packaging departments. Develop, propose, implement and/or follow up on all packaging equipment, improvements involved in ongoing operations (e.g., variable cost, productivity, quality, reliability, and maintenance).


Job Details

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Timely resolve of production problems and issues as they arise.
  • Leading packaging equipment and packaging equipment automation improvement projects which deliver Cost, OEE and / or Compliance improvements
  • Driving engineering and production processes improvement utilizing Lean and MEP (Maintenance Excellence Program) principles.
  • Providing on-the-job training to new mechanics on the technical aspects of the production.
  • Mastery of technical production related competencies (e.g., understand production information, build/assembly processes, etc.)
  • Interface with cross functional teams (e.g., Quality, Operations, Maintenance, etc.) to understand design issues and opportunities to improve production effectiveness and efficiency
  • Interface with Packaging Engineering and Operations to resolve design issues and communicate opportunities to tailor design to improve manufacturability
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum requirements for this position are:

Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical or related field.

Experience: Packaging Engineering – Seven (7) years of experience in the field.  Prior pharmaceutical packaging experience is preferred.

Experience: Packaging Equipment – Seven (7) years of experience with packaging equipment mainly from a mechanical perspective but must have a solid understanding of the associated controls.

Experience: Machine Vision Systems – Seven (7) years of experience with Machine Vision Systems such as Cognex and Seidenader.  Experience can be concurrent with packaging experience.

Experience: BT Systems – Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) and other computer-based applications.

Experience: Regulatory – Three (3) years of experience in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry preferred.

Experience: Aseptic – Knowledge of FDA regulated industrial environment preferred.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects to completion on time and within budget.
  • Knowledgeable in cGMP’s for pharmaceutical processing is preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to perform as a member of cross-functional work teams.
  • Ability to work and interact with peers, vendors, various personnel in scientific, engineering, QA, Validation, and operational disciplines.
  • Good understanding of product quality requirements and customer needs
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence change
  • Knowledge of Failure Analysis techniques
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Project and Autocad
  • Knowledgeable in Lean Six Sigma Methodologies
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated