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Packaging Engineer

Company Name:
Husqvarna Group
Packaging Engineer
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Job Code :2686
Division :Orangeburg
Location :Orangeburg SC US 29115
Job Type :Full Time
Career Level :Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education :Bachelor's Degree
Category :Manufacturing/Engineering
Job Description :
Essential Duties:
Plan and direct activities concerned with design and development of protective packaging containers: Analyze specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special-handling and safety requirements, and type of materials required for container.
Create finished good package design to include complete technical documentation (drawings, specifications, etc.)
Plan utilization of facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations.
Establish work measurement programs and consult with purchasing and production departments to determine costs and feasibility of producing proposed packaging.
Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment, and purchase of equipment.
Conduct cost analysis of new or proposed changes to packaging.
Assist in production problem solving as it relates to the functionality of current or new packaging.
Advise employer or customers on efficient packing procedures, innovations in packaging materials, and utilization of sealing and fastening devices.
Work with existing packaging suppliers to improve product packaging
Develop and execute plan to implement returnable packaging for purchased materials
Coordinate necessary testing of new or modified packaging
Work Environment:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Requirements :
Qualifications (Education and Experience):
Required
Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Packaging Engineering or related field.
Desired
5 or more years of full cycle packaging design experience
Experience implementing lean manufacturing strategies to improve process flow and reduce cost
Skills and Capabilities (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
Required
Understanding of transit and packaging testing equipment utilized by ISTA certified facilities
Understanding of current industry standards as well as related governmental and international environmental regulations.
Ability to create, read, and interpret drawing requirements and specifications.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Strong initiative and the ability to be self-directed in completing tasks.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in addition to strong teamwork, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to represent the company professionally to both customers and suppliers.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptive to internal processes and change, delays or unexpected events
Proficiency at the intermediate to experienced level in CAD and MS Office software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
Ability to travel up to 35% to domestic and/or international sites
Desired
Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies and principles.
Knowledge and/or experience with CATIA

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