Packaging Engineer

Recruiter
ProTech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
36000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The primary function of the Packaging Engineer will be to implement the business's standard for packaging and work towards a common approach, as well as delivering local solutions with a view to reduce cost, complexity and safety and environmental issues.

The Packaging Engineer will work closely with the supplier network, internal facilities and across the customer base on all aspects of material packaging.

Packaging Engineer Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of lean manufacture, kanban and kaizen appreciated
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent personal organisation and business administration skills
  • Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently and effectively, with initiative and drive under tight timescales and pressure, whilst maintaining
  • attention to detail and quality
  • MS Office - excel, QAD advantage

Packaging Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development of a site container system, ensuring compliance with group standards
  • Development of container management system
  • Support the ongoing development and implementation of workflow and storage systems
  • Development of company labelling system to be in line with customer and business guidelines
  • Manage the reduction of costs and environment issues in respect to disposable packaging
  • Ensure that risk assessments are in place for existing packaging and any new introductions
  • Preparation and management of packaging budget, capex, repairs and replacement
  • Manage supplier packaging cost improvements in conjunction with the purchasing organisation
  • Manage the design and introduction of new packaging/ material handling systems
  • Manage cost recovery for new external packaging from customers, including repair cost
  • Ensure adequate customer agreements are in place via the account teams prior to spend commitment, including repair ownership on all new product launches
  • Ensure correct change control management is adhered to with due regard to cost, safety and standards
  • Perform all packaging related cost and feasibility studies
  • Organise prototype packaging/ handling
  • Calculate and advise correct pallet pool quantities
  • Maintain/ order one-way packaging material based on customer requirements
  • Ensure that all material handling is optimised to ensure efficient internal and transport space utilisation
  • Arranging packaging stock-take and maintain the customers/ suppliers pallet pool
  • Maintain the internal/ external packaging specs to be in line with the latest agreements

Do your skills and aspirations meet the requirements for this position? If so, please don't hesitate and click Apply now!