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Packaging Engineer

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Sterling Heights, MI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 07, 2017
Job ID
Packaging Engineer
SALARY Up to $90,000 + Great Benefits & Paid Relocation to the Southern USA
Growing manufacturer has added a Packaging Engineer to their Southern manufacturing facility.  This award winning building supplies manufacturer needs a Packaging Engineer to lead the design & improvements of the ACTUAL packaging and the process of getting the product into the packaging.  Looking to increase efficiency & ensure the quality of the product upon delivery to the customer.
NOTE:  We are NOT seeking expertise in the graphics that go on the carton.  We are seeking an expert who can CREATE a package that protects our product & its quality.
As the Packaging Engineer, your responsibilities will include:
  • Leading continuous improvements of the packaging design process that will decrease the damage from shipping & handling
  • Creating a measureable cost reduction using Kaizen, 5S, & other cost reduction & efficiency improvements
  • Planning the packaging process, organizing supplies & resources needed
  • Coordinating deadlines & best prices with purchasing & vendors
  • Directing implementation of improvements with maintenance
  • Working with plant management to prioritize & implement corporate initiatives.
SALARY Up to $90,000 Plus excellent such as medical, dental, vision & life insurance, 401k & performance based bonuses.  There are some awesome perks you’ll get working here that your peers don’t have!  There is a full relocation package to move you & your family to the heart of the South, where you can keep your boat close to the Mississippi River and several lakes with access to some of the best fishing around.  If you hunt turkey, rabbit, duck, or deer, then this will be a great area to live.  Lower cost of living, temperate weather, gracious southern charm, antiquing, & small town living at its best.  You’ll have access to the bright lights of the big city or the charm of the Southern countryside.  Access to museums, festivals, sports, & higher education.  Easy drive to the Gulf beach or mountains.  Lovely place to live & raise a family.
Requirements for this Packaging Engineer position:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering
  • At least 1 year’ project management experience in a manufacturing plant
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, 5S
  • Skilled at CAD, ISO,  Value Stream Mapping & Six Sigma
  • Experience with cost & value analysis or ROI
  • Experience working with suppliers & vendors.
What will get you immediate consideration for this Packaging Engineering position?
  • BS Packaging Engineering or Advanced degree
  • Certifications such as PE, PMI, IIE, AME
  • Continuous Improvement implementation experience
  • Experience with cardboard, wood, stretch wrap for packaging.
TO APPLY: Email resumes to allee@austinallen.com OR alleeATaustinallenDOTcom in MS Word or PDF (please remove the capital letters and replace with proper symbols).  **Resumes sent with a link to an online resume or a video resume will not be considered.  ** All Interview, relocation, & fee expenses paid by companies.  Excellent compensation packages, benefits, perks, and generous relocation packages.
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