Packaging Engineer

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Packaging Engineer

  • Specialty:

    Engineering
  • Title:

    Packaging Engineer
    • City:

      Newnan
    • State:

      GA
    • Zip Code:

      30265
  • Start date:

    04-17-2019
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    49011

Description

Packaging Engineer
We are working with a large manufacturing and distribution operation in Newnan, GA who is looking for a Packaging Engineer to join their team on a contract basis. The Packaging Engineer will design, plan, and supervise; develop and implement improved ways to extract, process, and use raw materials; develop new materials that both improve the performance of products and take advantage of advances in technology; analyze the impact of the products they develop or the systems they design on the environment and on people using them; determine the causes of breakdowns; test manufactured products to maintain quality; estimate the time and cost to complete projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement solutions to lower packaging and freight costs through increasing cube utilization of truck trailers  
  • Identify methods to improve cube utilization of packaging to simultaneously lower overall packaging and transportation expenses.  
  • Write procedures to standardize secondary packaging to ensure best practices.  
  • Build exceptional working relationships with all functional areas to ensure packaging success. 
  • Work with supplier to protection of all parts, ship product to customer specifications, and comply with delivery requirements.  
  • Implement packaging that meets environmental requirements while reducing material waste.   
  • Execute packaging solutions to reduce labor costs throughout the Logistics value stream

Qualifications:

  • BSME, BSIE or equivalent experience.        
  • Experience in packaging development         
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously        
  • Exceptional customer focus and communication skills         
  • Excellent negotiation skills            
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products using Excel as an analytical tool            
  • Proficient use of packaging software - Autocad, Autodesk Inventor, or Solidworks
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in engineering role in a logistics / manufacturing environment
  • Expertise in packaging testing, functional testing, and packaging systems   
  • Experience in implementing packaging that cubes out the packaging and truck trailers in a warehouse/manufacturing environment  
  • Able to perform 5S and Visual factory   

 

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