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Packaging Engineer

San Diego, California, United States
January 28, 2019

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Jonathan Eiswerth

**** **** **. *** *****, CA ***04



Michigan State University – Bachelor of Science in Packaging December 2016

• Won 1st place in MSU Glass Design Project – judged by Glass Packaging Institute professionals

• Attended study abroad program in Europe


Dexcom Inc., San Diego, CA April 2018 - Current

• Packaging Engineer 1

• Utilized existing ArtiosCAD expertise to create carton/insert solutions while keeping concepts simple and effective resulting in realistic designs tailored to project criteria

• Provided expert level CAPE palletization solutions by creating pallet patterns based on primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging limitations while considering complex distribution lifecycles

• Drafted and executed multiple feasibility test protocols utilizing a range of test procedures (ASTM D4169 cycle 13, seal strength, bubble leak, accelerated aging, Sutherland Rub, etc.)

• Developed carton configurations and pallet patterns to ensure terminal E-beam sterilization

• Met with carton and corrugated box suppliers regularly to streamline and resolve design concerns and communication gaps thereby keeping projects on course to meet tight deadlines

• Led and drafted material specifications and artwork development to support commercialization

• Introduced new CAPE software capabilities to streamline tertiary packaging development and elevate existing team knowledge

Sherpa Clinical Packaging, San Diego, CA July 2017 – April 2018

• Engineer, Operations

• Led and drafted (15+) equipment validations and change controls while maintaining compliance of quickly expanding facilities

• Improved packaging production operations by incorporating updated concepts into numerous batch record drafts

• Supervised and instructed operators to properly execute batch records while adhering to strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and built strong relationships with operators based on mutual respect and patience

• Created return on investment analyses for new equipment and machinery to aid in large purchase decisions and predict future throughput

• Led ESKO cutting table sourcing, installation, and operation Diageo, Plainfield, IL

• Packaging Specialist, Supply Optimization March 2017 – June 2017

• Pack lead for multiple projects which involved utilizing organizational skills and delegation to ensure adherence to fast paced timelines

• Facilitated teamwork by identifying communication gaps between departments and resolving them proactively before deadlines approached

• Created realistic timelines that took into consideration multiple factors to drive timely results from conception to launch

• Conducted hands on distribution testing according to ASTM D4169 and ISTA 3A standards which includes vibration, compression, and drop testing

• Became SAP proficient with emphasis on specification management and creation due to many tasks directly or indirectly involving the SAP system

Johnson & Johnson, Fort Washington, PA – McNeil Consumer Healthcare June 2015 – December 2015

• Packaging Engineer Co-op

• Collaborated cross functionally with several departments including Design, Operations, Regulatory, and Quality Assurance to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment

• Created and remediated technical packaging specifications and drawings for entire packaging department using EDM and SharePoint programs

• Extensive hands on feasibility packaging manufacturing line experience including defect testing using attribute sampling technique to ensure product is adhering to specified criteria

• Streamlined document information retrieval by creating search engine and database in Excel capable of efficiently searching said database containing thousands of packaging documents Skills

• Proficient with Catia v.19, ESKO ArtiosCAD, and SolidWorks CAD programs

• Proficient with CAPE packaging software and Adobe Illustrator

• Proficient with all common Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

• Proficient with SAP system and PLM workflow manager

• ISTA and ASTM testing lab experience in protocol development and execution

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