Reference : 587491

Packaging Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States Gaithersburg
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/24/2021

Position description

This position can be based out of Beaverton, MI or Gaithersburg, MD. 

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us. 

The Packaging Engineer will design and/or review packaging for all new manufactured products; ensure product integrity and maintain sterility (when applicable) under varying shipping conditions including domestic and international. Provide packaging support to Application Engineer Team and Application Engineering Manager. Create and manage the execution of shipping, packaging equipment and packaging material validation protocols. This position will also provide support for new product design, sampling and shipping of new designs and training to manufacturing and engineering on proper handling and packaging of new product lines. In addition, this position will also review current packages to identify and implement improvements when required.


  • Bachelors Degree (Packaging Engineering,Engineering or related degree); required
  • 2+ years’ of related work experience; Required. 
  • Experience with the development and execution of packaging & shipping studies/validations for new products; Required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of packaging materials, packaging design fundamentals, and packaging test standards (ASTM, ISTA) with the ability to competently apply cGMP requirements, global quality standards (ISO 9001, ISO 13485), and sterilization methods used in the pharmaceutical and medical industries
  • Packaging Design & Development experience in Biopharmaceutical and/or Medical manufacturing, thermoforming packaging development preferred.
  • Ability to interact effectively across departments/functions to achieve project/program goals and to meet customer needs.
  • Appropriate certification and/or affiliation with packaging industry organizations, product and component specifications or equivalent such as CPIT or CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) a plus.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.


Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.


With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.


Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.


Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

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