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A Senior Packaging Engineer (Contractor) is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our client based in Galway. This is a 12 Month Contract ON-SITE in their modern facility in Galway. Senior P&L Engineers support a broad array of Technology Transfers, Continuous Improvement Initiatives & are directly involved in the development of innovative packaging for use in medical procedures. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Development of packaging components and assemblies for medical devices.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert on cross-functional, cross-divisional project teams focusing on design, technology and process.
  • Develops technical documentation including design specs, input requirements, validations and technical reports in accordance with quality system requirements.
  • Supports issue investigations and corrective actions.
  • Actively collaborates with Packaging and Labeling peers across the Corporation to identify and implement best practices.
  • Utilizes knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to packaging and labeling, ensuring robust package validation and qualification.
  • Utilize project management skills to gain alignment, lead cross functional teams, and drive continuous improvement projects that focus on "best in class" outcomes.
  • Provides guidance, coaching and training to others within packaging engineering team.


  • Qualified person to Degree level L8 in Engineering/Science or a related discipline, Masters desirably, with five (5) years relevant experience.
  • We are looking for individuals with experience in biomedical materials, processing knowledge and medical packaging design procedures.
  • We are looking for individuals with a proven track record in innovative package design, product development and manufacturing.
  • Promotes and practices a culture of integrity, ethics and compliance with laws and policies.
  • Collaborates across organizational boundaries.
  • Translates complexity into simplicity and articulates crispy and clearly.
  • Creates and communicates clear strategy/plan.
  • Demonstrates good judgement.
  • Takes accountability for and delivers consistent decisions, actions and results.
  • Be passionate and driven, with the ability to making tough decisions in difficult situations

N.B. It is essential that you hold a valid STAMP 4 VISA (Minimum for Contracting) for Ireland Please call Tom Devaney today for further information on 091-758771 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Engineering & Technical

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900