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Packaging Engineer (166012)

GA - Atlanta Corporate

  • Date Posted: Jun 16, 2022
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:
Position Purpose:
The Packaging Engineer position will support growth, quality, and productivity initatives to meet defined business needs. Responsibilities include initiating, planning, executing, and controlling packaging projects to deliver departmental strategic objectives. The Packaging Engineer will also participate in cross-functional teams to support new product introductions. Major tasks in this assignment include development of standard operating procedures, definition of packaging quality protocol, and conducting risk assessments to guide business decisions. As a subject matter expert in packaging, this position will also be required to support daily business transactions to resolve packaging deficiencies. The Packaging Engineer will report directly to the Manager of Packaging.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide packaging support for merchant driven new product introductions.
  • Identify, plan, execute, and control packaging projects to deliver strategic business needs for growth, productivity, and quality.
  • Advise and consult on packaging best practices to enhance business performance. Direct corrective actions with service providers and vendors to resolve packaging issues.

Nature and Scope:
Typically reports to Manager or Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

Environmental Job Requirements:
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel 20% to 50% of the time.

Standard Minimum Qualifications:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
1 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in packaging engineering
Desire advanced certifications (Project Management Professional, 6 Sigma, or (Certified Packaging Professional)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience with packaging physical property test and inspection.
  • Experience providing packaging support for consumer new product development
  • Excellent communication skills required. Need to clearly articulate packaging and process concepts to business community through written and oral presentations.
  • Engineering standards development / review / enforcement
  • Computer skills sufficient to retrieve, manipulate, analyze, interpret, and present data

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.