Packaging Engineer

Decatur, GA 30037

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 134.18AM Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage

Packaging Engineer

The Packaging Engineer will develop and design packaging equipment and materials for safe, convenient and attractive transport of goods under a variety of conditions and ensures compliance with company manufacturing and customer service objectives and standards

*Provides recommendations to management on new and modified packaging options, including evaluating packaging

  needs; analyzing alternatives; setting specifications and standards; developing cost analyses; negotiating agreements with suppliers, vendors, and customer representatives; and preparing an implementation plan to ensure the safe, convenient, cost-effective and attractive transport of goods under a variety of conditions

*Oversees and coordinates the prototype systems and package designs by defining tasks, assessing risks, establishing parameters, identifying materials and analyzing transporting methods to prevent potential damage or contamination of shipments and to ensure compliance with company standards

*Defines requirements and conducts primary and secondary packaging audits, including conducting packaging trials, setting specifications needed for incoming and finished packaging materials and establishing pallet configurations to ensure compliance with company safety and quality standards and business objectives

*Oversees and coordinates the integration of final packaging, including new product labels, graphics and the SPC program

*Provides training to QA staff and other personnel to ensure efficient utilization of resources and superior customer service

*Conducts benchmark studies of industry packaging capabilities in order to identify most effective and efficient approaches for company


**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Amanda Meyer at 815.375.5310 / [Click Here To Join].

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Requirements:

*Bachelor's degree in packaging engineering from an accredited college or university

*7-10 years of relevant work experience

*Knowledge of the following:

                - Existing and emerging packaging technologies

                - Package engineering

                - Management concepts and techniques

                - Relevant division or department policies and regulations

                - Statistical process control concepts and data analysis

                - Regulatory requirements for packaging and labeling

                - Technical characteristics of packaging and measurement techniques

                - PC word processing / spreadsheet software applications

*Read and process written information with a high degree of accuracy

*Conduct benchmark studies of relevant packaging technologies

*Interpret packaging systems anomalies or irregularities and identify appropriate solutions

*Communicate and coordinate effectively with employees verbally and in writing

*Communication and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers

*Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service

*Negotiate effectively with suppliers, vendors and other representatives

*Travel (via plane)

*Act in accordance with company's values and creed

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Amanda Meyer at 815.375.5310 / [Click Here To Join].


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