Job Title: Packaging Engineer

Salary: £30k-35k basic

Location: South East

Reference: J3441

Contact: Steve Parker

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Packaging, South East, Production/Technical

Our client has brought household and personal care products to people across the world for decades. They love to find problem solvers, creative thinkers and keenly curious individuals to join the legacy of their iconic brands.

We have an exciting opportunity to come on board their in-house packaging team. They are on the search for a Packaging Engineer to lead and qualify packaging manufacturing executions for all NPDs and EPDs, taking ownership for the following:

• Execution of package testing plans for new packaging in our portfolio both in-house and contract manufacturing.
• Management of project testing documentation
• Defining packaging process limits and packaging quality systems including definition of methods to evaluate the quality of packaging/packaging processes
• Lead line trial validation until successful RTM

Additional Key Responsibilities:

• Offer factory support for pack design related engineering issues
• Lead in understanding the line capability for packing the products for NPDs/EPDs
• Support Packaging Development member to execute the transport tests to assure outer packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to customers
• Assist with industrial line trials: order materials, data recording, and set up
• Produce documents for the assembly of technical dossiers and customer specifications
• Identification of new product/packaging ideas and cost initiatives
• Identification of ideas for line capability to improve the quality of the execution
• Be an expert on new possibilities towards cost savings, sustainability improvement by attending external exhibitions
• Use Lean manufacturing tools for development and problem solving.

Joining a company like this requires someone with an ownership mentality, strong results orientation and attention to detail. You must demonstrate an ability to manage multiple projects, work cross-functionally/internationally and deliver against company business goals and objectives.
This role of packaging engineer requires someone with sound computer skills and strong database program knowledge.

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