Packaging Development Engineer (Sustaining Engineering Group)

Unomedical s.r.o.

Place of work
Priemyselný park 3, Michalovce
Contract type
Start date
by agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Packaging Development Engineer is responsible for the development of technical packaging specifications, solutions and leading/supporting best cost packaging initiatives. The person will work closely with Procurement and Marketing teams, packaging suppliers, packaging test contractors & third party manufacturers to achieve overall ConvaTec business goals.
This position will ensure that work is performed in a manner that is safe, effective and compliant with regulated procedures and company policies.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Packaging redesign to meet international standards for quality and cost improvements, covering all materials involved in the packaging process.
• Communicate effectively with project stakeholders and other members of the team.
• Clearly communicates project progress, challenges and solutions that arise with projects and discusses accordingly with relevant team members and stakeholders.
• Provides training to new personnel.
• Demonstrates a diverse knowledge on packaging, materials, processing technologies, labelling, and an excellent external network of suppliers / industry to support packaging development initiatives.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

minimum 900€ / monthly (depending on experiences and quality of the candidate) + quarterly bonus and other benefits in compliance with social benefit program of the company

Information about the selection process

Please send your CV only in english language.

Only candidates who meet our requirements will be invited for the interview. Data of not selected candidates will be deleted in compliance with data protection law.

Information about personal data processing of job seekers is located on link:ás/kariéra/

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Degree (or equivalent) in Science/Technical/Engineering

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• CAD skills / qualifications.
• Understanding of statistics in product / process development.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Science and/or Engineering (or equivalent).
• Experience working within the Medical Devices or equivalent regulated industry.
• A minimum of 5+ years in packaging development / engineering for a regulated industry.
• Knowledge of Value Engineering and Cost-Initiatives would be desirable.
• Understanding of basic ‘graphic artwork development’ and printing techniques.
• Experience in medical device design control and/or manufacturing processes.
• Demonstrable experience of on-time delivery of complex technical projects and activities.
• Building productive relationships with external parties (e.g. design houses and contract development and manufacturing organisations (CDMO’s).
• Applying a range of statistical techniques incl. Design of Experiments (DoE) to product / process development activities.
• Highly structured, ability to progress tasks in parallel, and proven problem-solving skills.
• Experience of Product & Process Validation activities.
• Highly computer literate i.e. Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

• Experience in design for manufacture, design for assembly and/or value proposition design.
• Practical hands-on engineering skills. Prototypes, jigs & fixtures development.
• Experience of Injection Moulding, Plastic welding/bonding, adhesives, processing flexible films/fabrics and Automated Systems an advantage.
• Experience of Design Transfer from R&D to Manufacturing Operations.
• Experience of setting up new / pilot processes to full scale production systems is desirable.

• Strong Team Player.
• Strong Customer focus.
• Excellent communicator - verbal, written, presenting.
• Experience of collaborating across R&D, Packaging teams, Marketing, & Manufacturing.
• Pragmatic, operates with and communicates a sense of urgency.
• Educates / develops self & others in appropriate skills to maintain competitive advantage.


Brief description of the company

ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company, with leading market positions in ostomy care, wound therapeutics, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. Our products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits, including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

Unomedical, s. r. o.
Priemyselný park 3
071 01 Michalovce


Contact person: Peter Leško
Tel.: +421566815125
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3645881   Dátum zverejnenia: 16.4.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   minimum 900€ / monthly (depending on experiences and quality of the candidate) + quarterly bonus and other benefits in compliance with social benefit program of the company