Engineer Principal

New Albany, OH 43031

Posted: 05/08/2024 Job Number: 39128

Job Description

Engineer Principal

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:

**We are looking for a packaging engineer and experience with Adobe Illustrator for making templates for packaging components**
  1. Ability to use Adobe Illustrator Software to create technical templates based on packaging specification drawings
  2. Experience with or familiarity of Packaging Engineering job function
  3. Demonstration of being proactive and have the ability to multi-task

(see red flags also)

Red Flags:
  1. Not familiar with our company or what we do (Can the candidate name a company product and understand what it is used to treat?)
  2. No understanding of what Packaging Engineers do
  3. Lack of motivation
  4. No Adobe experience


This position reports into the Packaging Engineering group under Combination Product Operations (CPO) in NEW ALBANY, OH. This position will apply engineering principles to execute the proper design, qualification and implementation of Primary and Secondary Packaging components and the associated systems such as documentation, equipment and processes. Knowledge of primary and secondary packaging systems and material science is essential to the position. The position requires organizational, project management, technical problem solving and communication (written and verbal) skills, and the ability to work in teams and adapt to rapidly changing environment. This position is responsible and accountable for the following:
  • Support for testing and evaluation leading to recommendation and selection of primary and secondary packaging materials.
  • Familiarity with Material Testing standards, requirements and equipment is essential.
  • Writing of test protocols, perform technical evaluations and testing to support reports used to justify the use of selected materials and packaging components.
  • Writing technical specifications, creating engineering drawings, and developing artwork templates.
  • Competent with AutoCAD and Illustrator, or similar software application to create, modify and approve engineering drawings.
  • Support line trials and packaging validation activities prior to introduction of any new or change in components/processes.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (i.e. Quality, Device Engineering, Supply Chain, Artwork, Manufacturing, Regulatory, etc.) in pre-commercial and commercial activities.
  • Collaborate with material and component suppliers to create, and update, specifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of experience

  • Master degree and 6 years of experience

  • Bachelor degree and 8 years of experience

  • Associate degree and 10 years of experience

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences or related field
  • 6 years general packaging/engineering experience


Pay range is $43 - $48 per hour with full benefits available, including paid time off, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401K, parental leave, and more. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


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