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Packaging Engineer/Designer

The function of this position is to provide packaging options and develop packaging to support new development initiatives.  Additionally, this position will support existing business through packaging revisions, cost improvement projects and packaging simplification projects. 

Job Description:

  • Work with our scientists, engineers, manufacturing operations and customers to develop new packaging as part of new product and business development
  • Generate packaging design and provide accurate and detailed engineering specifications
  • Providing packaging engineering services that support and enhance existing production lines and existing packaging materials
  • Provide leadership in corporate packaging cost reduction efforts, efficiencies and logistic evaluations
  • Provide transportation drawings, container loading diagrams, trailer load diagrams and more
  • Develop, test and support packing design testing internally and externally
  • Provide engineering support for the creation of specifications, bill of materials and engineering change orders
  • Manage packaging material research, test and selection of materials, and the development of packaging material specifications for new production capabilities

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or related discipline
  • 6+ years of overall progressive packaging materials experience
  • Knowledgeable of multi-disciplinary design systems to support packaging development, Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency in domestic and international packaging standards and practices
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as customer specifications, technical procedures, and regulations
  • Experience with new product packaging and existing packaging operations
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent presentation, organization and communication skills