Packaging Engineering Co-Op

Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 41591
Title: Packaging Engineering Co-Op
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02)
Location: Ave Maria, FL


Arthrex is actively seeking Packaging Engineer Co-Ops for Spring Semester July 2019 to December 2019. This is a temporary position located at our manufacturing facility in Ave Maria Florida location.


Main Objective:

Responsible for supporting the AMI Packaging Engineering department by assisting Engineers with the life cycle development of Class I and II medical devices, including new product development and maintenance of released products.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, execute, and document packaging validations (i.e. sample preparation with production, draft protocols & reports)
  • Responsible for test equipment operation, testing and analysis (i.e. lab test method execution: instron, burst, dye penetration, bubble emission, altitude, Gurley-porosity, and distribution simulation environmental and dynamics testing).
  • Determine types of tests to be performed to adequately evaluate packaging integrity, performance, and physical characteristics.
  • Assist current Engineering staff in their daily activities.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements for the packaging process and testing activities (complete one Continuous Improvement project).
  • Participate with team for assigned projects; analyze package performance and assist in providing recommendations for packaging improvements.
  • Perform and review testing and documentation for various product packaging configurations and packaging materials.
  • Works within the requirements of their projects to meet goals and objectives in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide support of programs, policies, and procedures.


    Incidental Duties:

    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


    Education and Experience:

    Progress towards a college degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Packaging Engineering required.


    Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

    Basic to intermediate computer skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Experience in AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Minitab preferred.


    Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

    PC; Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook; PowerPoint; Word and Excel. Fax; Scanner.


    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements.


    Language and Communication Skills:

    Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 


    Vision Requirements:

    Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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