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Packaging Graphics Specialist

Job description

Looking for an experienced Packaging Graphics Specialist to work for a leading Medical device company in Galway. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and creating packaging and labelling artwork and supporting functions for the development. review and approval of artwork content. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and co-ordination of labelling materials for New Product Development (NPD) and Sustaining Engineering (SE) according to specific parameters to meet the requirements of the Corporate Master Brand
  • Coordination & creation of formatted instructions for use (IFUs), packaging components and product label designs using Corporate labelling software
  • Coordination & creation of new, and changes to, miscellaneous packaging components based on pre-existing formats and design.
  • Creation, change and control of labelling components to support R&D in the plant.
  • Leverage expertise with labelling procedures, requirements, and quality system to ensure all deliverables are fully compliant and free of errors.
  • Coordination of translations for IFUs and labelling using translation vendors
  • Coordination of Readability Assessments for Patient Labelling using external vendor
  • Acts as a resource for Packaging Engineers and product development teams when creating content for IFUs, manuals, packaging components and product label specifications
  • Monitor and, when necessary, work with functional and project management to address issues that could negatively impact schedule or quality.
  • Communicate to Teams and Management on the progress of labelling and packaging projects
  • Communicate with outside vendors regarding packaging artwork and proofing.
  • Liaise with Sister divisions to ensure a consistent approach to labelling and packaging
  • Maintenance of all Packaging Graphics filing systems, paper based and online.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently and works to assure all packaging labeling deliverables are correct and follow applicable quality system, regulatory and GMP (good manufacturing practice) requirements

Key requirements:

  • HETAC Level 7, preferably in Graphic Design or related discipline
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience with developing labelling graphics and content in a regulated industry (preferably medical device)
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), label design software and Microsoft Office.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently.
  • Strong communication, facilitation, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to learn new skills and adapt to business needs.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good understanding of Packaging Label Design Element requirements within a regulated industry.

If you are interested in this Packaging Graphics Specialist role, please send your resume to mslevin@sigmar.ie or call me on 091 455 300 for more information.

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