Packaging Engineer

Packaging Engineer

Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-23
Reference: J140279
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 26, 2018 17:46

Job Description

Are you a Packaging Engineer that can 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?
Are you able to design to include safety, part protection and containment, optimisation of transportation whist considering other supply chain functions that delivers the lowest Total Landed Costs?

I am working with a company based in Leicester with another site in Staffordshire that require a Packaging Engineer across both sites, as well as some travel within EMEA.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
-Create packaging concepts using 3D modelling software (i.e. Pro-E).
-Perform cost analysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes where appropriate.
-Perform activities to ensure parts are protected, shipped, and delivered to the customer fit for use.
-Design packaging for transport efficiency.
-Validate new packaging during pilot phase.
-Design bespoke packaging with indirect packaging suppliers and obtain best quotation, considering safety, quality, technical ability and supplier performance.
-Coordinate with operations related to receiving, warehousing, and/or line side delivery and ergonomic consideration.

Skills, experience & qualifications you will have;
-Proven track record in coordinating and designing packaging solutions.
-Experience with Creo, Pro E or CAD drawing.
-Clear understanding of Supply Chain Logistics & Manufacturing technical points.
-Returnable packaging implementation and management.
-Market knowledge of packaging vendors, bespoke and expendable packaging materials.
-Strong analytical problem-solving skills, deploy creative original solutions to complex problems.
-Interpersonal, teamwork, organisation and communication skills.
-Knowledge of material handling equipment.
Skills, experience & qualifications you may have;
-Bachelor of Science Degree (i.e. Packaging, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering).
-Project management experience.
-Transportation experience.

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