6000 W 73rd Street Suite A Bedford Park, IL 60638
One of PEAK' s clients is looking for a Packaging Engineer who will be responsible for designing new case packaging for new product design. Ideally, you will have 2-3 years of experience with a solid knowledge of packaging theory, how to design pallet patterns, and understanding of cube layout.
Project management skills and the ability to interact with multiple manufacturing plants and corporate personnel will be necessary to succeed in this position. You will report to a Sr. Packaging Engineer.
Your work responsibilities will include:
Packaging engineering design for development and ongoing production of packaging materials related to the manufacturing of products
Support growth objectives with new packaging designs, cost effective packaging and new technology
Develop packaging specifications, material alternatives, engineering change orders and cost estimates
Collect data, interpret results, qualify new materials, formulate and then communicate recommendations to influence business decisions and solve problems
Assist in driving improvements throughout supply chain
Provide technical support to procurement for vendor management initiatives
B.S. degree in Packaging Engineering required
Strong Packaging design skills, especially design of corrugated packaging
Must be proficient with TOPS/CAPE
Experience with SAP is preferred.
Microsoft Office programs including Word, Power Point, and Excel.
Strong communication and problem solving skills
Detail oriented, self motivated, and able to work independently with minimal guidance
Ability to work with cross functional groups, teams, and accommodate changing business priorities.
Must have excellent time management and professional communication skills.
Self-directed and uses judgment to proactively seek guidance from management or update status to management.