POSITION SUMMARY: (1-2 sentences describing why this position exists)

  • The Packaging Engineer is responsible for the creation and innovation of new product formats and their processes while supporting their implementation in multiple manufacturing areas.  The Packaging Engineer will also support the needs of the existing product portfolio through improvements and opportunities for cost reductions.  In addition, lead the effort for packaging documentation while providing technical support to manufacturing for critical projects.  This position will utilize Project Management skills to efficiently meet internal and external stakeholder needs which result in cost effective manufacturing capability for the production of both new and existing packages.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Packaging Engineering;
  • 10 years’ experience in food, beverage or pharmaceutical industry and/or high speed packaged consumer goods manufacturing environment;
  • Demonstrated experience in Supply Chain environment;
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience as a hands-on project manager delivering project scope from concept to closure on-time and on-budget including:
  • Project scope up to $1M.
  • Manage project portfolio in various stages of project life cycle.
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%.
  • Manage project stakeholders – internal / external
  • Manage project risk
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to facilitate, present, document and work in a collaborative work style;
  • Passion for continuous improvement with Lean manufacturing and/or Lean Six Sigma experience (Lean Sic Sigma Green Belt Certification, preferred);
  • Self-motivated and can motivate and influence others;
  • Certified Project Management Professional, preferred;
  • Participation in packaging related professional organization, preferred;
  • Knowledge of technical principles and dynamics of packaging systems, materials in packaging, testing methods and design of experiments;
  • Familiarity in an operations/manufacturing environment and knowledge of the relationship between packaging components and labor required to assemble components and systems;
  • Proficient in CAD, Microsoft Office Applications to include; Word, Excel, Visio and Project, as well as, Pallet Pattern software;
  • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to plan and document projects effectively;
  • Innovative problem solving;
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills;
  • Working knowledge of ASTM and ISTA package test methods and Glass Institute is preferred;
  • Writing policies, procedures, proposals and reports;
  • Medical device, pouches and tetra-pak technologies a plus;

Short Info

  • Posted: 29 day ago
  • Job poster: admin
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Experience: more than 10 years
  • Job function: Engineering

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