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Packaging Engineer

Company Name:
Career Development Partners
COMPANY PROFILE:
Award Winning Manufacturer of Consumer Products
World Leader in outdoor consumer products

WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
Comprehensive Benefits and Salary Program
Chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized world wide
This company offers growth for those who excel

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY
Plan and direct activities concerned with design and development of protective packaging containers:
Analyze specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of the 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.
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
BACKGROUND PROFILE:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical, or Packaging Engineering or related field
5 or more years of full cycle packaging design experience
Experience implementing lean manufacturing strategies to improve process flow and reduce cost (experience with 5S)
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.
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
Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies and principles.
Knowledge and/or experience with CATIA




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