Packaging Engineer

Location: Orangeburg, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 7/12/2018
Job ID: 02604949
Job Description
Packaging Engineer                                                                                         Orangeburg SC
Position open due to incumbent moving to a corporate role    
Very progressive company who believes in developing and advancing their employees      

                         
COMPANY PROFILE:
  • Award Winning Manufacturer of Consumer Products
  • World Leader in outdoor products
 
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
  • Comprehensive Benefits and Salary ProgramMedical, Dental, Vision Programs
    HSA or FSA available
    401k with match
    Wellness programs
    Employee Life insurance (no cost to employee) and Life Plans available for spouse and children
  • Chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized world wide
 
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • Plan & direct activities concerned with design & development of protective packaging containers:
Analyze specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item
Special handling and safety requirements
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 & 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, relocation 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 packaging procedures, innovations in packaging materials, and utilization of sealing ad fastening devices
  • Work with existing packaging suppliers to improve product packaging
  • Develop and execute plant to implement returnable packaging for purchased materials
  • Coordinate necessary testing of new or modified packaging
  • Develop and improve packaging presentation (raw & finished goods)
 
BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • BS degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Packaging Engineering or related field / Packaging Preferred
  • 5 or more years of full cycle packaging design experience
  • Experience implementing lean manufacturing strategies to improve process flow and reduce cost
  • 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
  • Ability to represent the company professionally to both Customers and Suppliers
  • Intermediate to experience proficiency in CAD and MS Office – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Ability to travel up to 25% to domestic and/or international sites
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing methodologies and principles
  • CATIA Experience