Packaging Solutions Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
31 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Packaging Engineer

A Packaging Engineer with the ability to design and develop packaging to maximise efficiency and reduce unnecessary cost and wastage is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Engineering client> based in Leicestershire.

Overview of the Packaging Engineer contract role

This position designs and develops returnable and expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material.

Packaging design includes safety, part protection and containment, optimisation of transportation – whist considering other supply chain functions that delivers the lowest Total Landed Costs.

Primary focus will be working on the following:

* Establish packaging and processing specifications at the part number level for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvements on time for Class C parts.

* Export Packaging Specification for shipment across our global network, discussing Point of Use requirements with Logistics Planning Engineers.

* Coordination of work with our India Design Team.

* Provide remote support to other European facilities up to 50% of your time.

Key Responsibilities:

* Create packaging concepts using 3D modelling software (i.e. Pro-E)

* Perform cost analysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes where appropriate.

* Perform activities to ensure parts are protected, shipped, and delivered to the customer fit for use.

* Design packaging for transport efficiency

* Validate new packaging during pilot phase

* Design bespoke packaging with indirect packaging suppliers and obtain best quotation, considering safety, quality, technical ability and supplier performance

* Coordinate with operations related to receiving, warehousing, and/or line side delivery and ergonomic considerations

Key skills required for the Packaging Engineer

* Proven track record in coordinating and designing packaging solutions.

* Creo, Pro E or CAD drawing

* Clear understanding of Supply Chain Logistics & Manufacturing technical points

* Returnable packaging implementation and management

* Market knowledge of packaging vendors covering bespoke and expendable packaging materials

* Strong analytical problem-solving skills, deploy creative original solutions to complex problems

* Interpersonal, teamwork, organisation and communication skills

* Knowledge of material handling equipment

The role is based in Desford, Leicestershire

If you are a Packaging Design Specialist looking for a new contract either apply online or please contact Jack Shingler on (url removed) or phone (phone number removed)

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Outsource. Our People. Your Success.

Outsource UK is one of the country’s largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client’s and candidate’s needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a “one-stop shop” to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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