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Packaging Engineer-Waco,TX

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Waco
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title
Packaging Engineer

Our customers and their equipment are hard at work in every corner of the globe, and they can t afford to slow down or stop. They need our machines, engines and parts to do the world s work. That s what our logistics team makes possible using the latest digital, analytics and data forecasting tools to move material where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. The Product Support and Logistics Division has an immediate opening for a Packaging Engineer in the Morton, IL facility. In this role, you will design and develop returnable and expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material. Proper packaging design includes part containment, protection, and optimization of transportation and other supply chain functions. Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Establish packaging and processing specifications at the part number level for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement. Develop, communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements. Lead initiatives and collaboration with suppliers and facilities changing packaging to improve efficiency within receiving, warehousing, and/or line-side delivery. Create packaging concepts and container layouts using 3D modeling software (i.e. Pro-E). Perform cost analysis and develop business cases for implementing packaging improvements. Procure and validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase. Audit supplier conformance to packaging specifications. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science Degree in Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain or other field. 2-4 years of experience as a Packaging Engineer or Packaging Analyst. Top Candidates Will Also Have: Experience with Manufacturing Enterprise Packaging System. Experience in conducting cost analysis preparing business cases. Experience in supplier collaboration implementing packaging and logistics changes.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills. Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles. Develop and deploy creative / original solutions to complex problems. Experience within operations at a manufacturing environment. Knowledge and experience with Pack Assistant and Teamcenter. Familiar with company policies and procedures with a strong department background. Additional packaging design experience in automotive or similar industry. Creo or Solid Works Packaging Modeling Experience.

Waco, TX

Position Pool ID#

Interview Availability
Interviews week of 11/14

Candidate Responsibilities
Your Work Shapes Our World The Packaging Engineer is responsible for management of design/development of returnable/ expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure timely and efficient receipt/delivery of material within approved budget.


Typical Day
Proper packaging design includes part containment, protection, and optimization of transportation and other supply network functions. --- Provide NPI support to Engineering, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Part Suppliers in developing packaging solutions to machine components. --- Design for transport efficiency. --- Validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase. --- Coordinate with assembly planning for line-side storage and ergonomic considerations. --- Develop kitting/ sequencing packaging for in-plant use. --- Resolve safety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging. --- Perform containerization analysis and quoting as required. --- Manage repair/maintenance of Returnable Packaging. --- Research and analyze supplier design proposals, specifications, drawings to determine time and cost feasibility to complete projects. --- Communicate with existing facilities on packaging issues related to receiving, warehousing, and/or line side delivery. --- Lead medium to high risk Green Belt projects with product and logistics groups -Hours will depend on business need -2 rounds of interviews expected

Education Requirement
Bachelor's in Packaging Engineering degree preferred, Mechanical, Industrial, and Supply Chain Engineer degrees will be accepted.

Technical Skills Required
Top Skills: --- 3D modeling or Creo experience --- Proficiency in MS Office and Modeling Software --- Advanced packaging / transportation experience Desired skills: Commensurate Project management experience

Soft Skills Required
Ability to work with minimal supervision while driving department goals and deliverables. --- Requires strong analytical and mathematical skills --- Requires strong Oral and written communication skills --- Requires display of attributes of a critical thinker and leverage innovative ideas --- Advanced ability to make and communicate presentations to management --- Strong time management skills Ideal Candidate

On-Site - Full Time

Onsite Interview Required?

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Waco , Packaging Engineer-Waco,TX, Engineering , Waco, Texas

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