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Packaging Engineer

Owatonna, MN 55060

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 7797 Pay Rate: 80,000

Packaging Engineer

Are you a Packaging Engineer interested in new opportunities near Owatonna, Minnesota?

Top reasons to work with us?

  • Opportunity to work with one of the area's highest growth companies.
  • The company fosters a very strong promote from with-in culture, offering opportunity for long term growth and promotion
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package.

The Packaging Engineer is responsible for delivering the following: 

  • Leading the design and testing in all areas of packaging including raw material, in-process, finished goods with a focus on safety, ergonomics, quality, material flow and cost.
  • Protecting finished goods from freight damage during transit to customers while minimizing the total cost of the packaging and freight costs.
  • Working with all departments in order to identify and achieve proper packaging in support of new product development, quality improvement, customization, and cost reduction goals.
  • Developing packages, package components and packaging systems that best meet the needs of internal/external customers to support strategic business needs for growth, quality and productivity while protecting products from damage during transit.
  • Developing test procedures for all packages, package components and packaging systems to ensure we meet all necessary safety, quality and density.
  • Monitoring performance and ensure that projects are executed in line with the overall strategic plan and are on time and on budget.
  • Serving as a liaison between Design Engineering and Purchasing on packaging and other functions to support product launch activities.
  • Seek and recommend suppliers for all forms of packaging recommend best methods for packaging and work closely with Purchasing to manage quality, cost, delivery and Logistics.
  • Direct corrective actions with service providers and vendors to resolve packaging issues.
  • Identify opportunities for returnable packaging and drive implementation through Supply Chain.

What you need to be successful as a Packaging Engineer:

  • B.S. in packaging, industrial engineering, or other engineering science
    3+ years Packaging Engineering experience
  • In-depth knowledge of packaging components, material compatibility and technologies related to development, testing and implementation of new product packaging and delivery systems.
  • Knowledge in control procedures, such as the Change Management process, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). –
  • Value Stream Mapping and Process Optimization
    Project Management: plan, develop and execute
  • Must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point.
  • Creates designs, drawings and prototype samples utilizing Solidworks, and/or Autocad.

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Penny Camparone

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