Jobs at Gerresheimer

Product Development Engineer

650 Highway 74 South, United States | Peachtree City | Full-time

Job Description

The Design Engineer will be responsible for establishing robust part designs based on defined functional requirements for injection molding processes and subsequent assembly processes.  This includes documenting the design process through Gerresheimer development phases.

  • 2D and 3D design & development of complex mechanical systems with Solidworks CAD software 
  • Apply technical knowledge to innovate, design and develop medical devices.
  • Investigate and select suitable materials / plastic resins for the application.
  • Provide tolerance analysis on new and existing product design and devices.
  • Participation in process and design failure modes and effect analysis (FMEA).
  • Provides frequent and appropriate communications with all internal and external customers.
  • Stay current on core competencies and best practices in product design and development.
  • Ensures product development documentation and manufacturing processes meet all Gerresheimer Quality system requirements.
  • Apply statistical methods and FEA to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Identify initiatives to reduce or contain cost, improve material flow, evaluate capacity and manage continuous improvement. Other duties as assigned by manager.
  • Able to work effectively cross culturally in a global acting matrix organization (work with German headquarter & different customers).



  • BS Engineering, preferably Plastics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in 3D part design in product development, preferably in development of medical applications and/or pharmaceutical primary packaging
  • Experience in mechanical design of injection molded plastic parts
  • Experience in development of complex mechanical systems and methods for mass production.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process injection molding and high speed assembly methods.
  • Experience with risk management tools (e.g. FMEA), statistical analysis, and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, drive for results, detail orientation, change implementation skills, excellent written, listening, and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability to present information through use of programs like Excel and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Food & drinks

We offer you a canteen and free beverages.

Learning & development

According to the job and position, we make sure our employees get regular trainings and coaching to unleash their possibilities.

Healthcare & pension

Your health and well-being is important to us. We offer a life and group insurance.

Working environment

Creating a great place to work is essential for us, so we live up to our values teamwork, responsibility, integrity, bold innovation and excellence (TRIBE).

Company Description

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharma, biotech, healthcare and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging and drug delivery devices. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence, focus on quality and customers. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 10,000 employees and generates annual sales of more than €1.4 billion. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

Interested? Apply today!