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Senior Packaging Engineer

Senior Packaging Engineer

RT Lane Recruitment has an urgent role for a Senior Packaging Engineer to work in Medical Devices manufacturing environment in Galway.


This is a brand new packaging function to Galway and will offer an excellent challenge and ongoing progressive to the succesful candidate.


Medical Devices experience not essential, but preferred.




  • Leads the design of new packages and improvement of legacy designs and manufacturing processes or serve as a key member on a project teams.
  • Review and understand equipment specifications as supplied by equipment vendors. Management of capital projects from feasibility concept through installation and validation.
  • Directs the generation of prototype samples to evaluate new materials and/or design concepts.
  • Leads the Risk Analysis role for the package design, process design and process FMEA’s.
  • Develops comprehensive validation plans generates protocol and reports.
  • Manages collaboration across multiple international facilities.
  • Identifies new technologies that will provide innovation and product differentiation.
  • Support and manage as required Packaging Development related quality improvement initiatives.


  • 3 - 5 years' experience in a Medical Device or other regulated industry
  • Conducting feasibility studies to estimate product cost as well as analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements;
  • executing equipment qualification and process validation projects
  • developing and executing project plans and scheduling
  • programming and troubleshooting processes and standards; working with rapid prototyping technologies