Packaging Engineer

Location:North Carolina
Salary:90K - 120K
Ron Eliason
P: 440-971-0681
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Job Description


Growing company with over $1 billion dollars in sales has an excellent opportunity available for a Packaging Engineer.  Excellent comprehensive benefits package, base salary and targeted annual bonus structure.


Benefits to include:


  • Excellent base salary & targeted annual bonus structure.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package; including medical, dental,

vision coverage, life and disability protection.

  • Company 401k match program.
  • Innovative vacation plan.



Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications of the product to determine physical characteristics of item, special-handling and safety requirements, and type of materials required for container.
  • Improve production line efficiencies and overall equipment efficiencies by right size of packaging.
  • Consuls with establishments purchasing and production departments to determine costs and feasibility of producing proposed packaging.
  • Identifies opportunities within the facility to convert expendable packaging to returnable packaging.
  • Seeks to reduce/eliminate packaging creep, aiding in packaging design to remove over packaging of products.
  • Develops or directs the development of sketches, specifications, samples, and written analysis of proposed packaging in order to present design for approval.
  • Work with vendors for packaging improvement, design finalization.
  • Collaborate with customer and corporate packaging engineering to design/test/implement customer bound returnable container systems.
  • Develop return on investments calculations for packaging projects to determine financial feasibility.



Job Requirements


  •          Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Packaging Science or Mechanical Engineering degree preferred); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •          Certified packaging professional.
  •          Automotive Tier One experience.
  •          Minimum four ears working experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  •          Ability to design packaging and layouts in AutoCAD and 3D software such as Creo.