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Job Description

A Senior R&D Packaging Engineer is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Galway based client on a 12 Month Contractor basis. Please contact Tom Devaney for more information.

Role of this position

  • Provide technical leadership in design & development of packaging concepts across our key R&D businesses.
  • Responsible for evaluating materials, design, and configuration of primary, secondary, and other packaging to optimize customer benefit, operations requirements, and the supply chain requirements.
  • Draft technical documentation, including specifications, position papers, package testing protocols, and validation associated with the qualification and release of package designs.
  • Collaborate with Packaging and Labeling peers to identify and implement best practices for packaging technologies and packaging processes.
  • Participate on cross-functional, cross-site project teams focusing on packaging design, packaging technology and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead packaging process development thru characterization & process validation activities.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with methodology application for engineering issues.
  • Provide direct input to Sterilization Methods and process changes, with particular input on impacts from a Packaging perspective.
  • Excellent project management & cross functional team collaboration skill set.


  • Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
  • May have practical knowledge of project management.

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