Packaging Engineer

Middleton, Wisconsin
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 25.00 - US$ 26.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Hennen, Grace, Spherion
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Job Description

Assist in the Global Home Appliances structural design and engineering packaging effort to maximize cost effective design solutions that exceed expectations of our internal and external customers.

- Evaluate packaging on strategic projects to create cost improvement initiatives for both existing and new package designs.
- Take technical leadership role in concept reviews, design reviews and prototyping and production reviews to deliver the benefit of his/her experience and knowledge in various process, material, budget and design constraints.
- Strong working knowledge of factors relating to retail success of a wide variety of price points, packaging designs, and structures.
- Creation and management of dieline drawings and other documentation relating to the structural designs and cost improvement strategies.
- Interaction and coordination with our PEC (Engineering Center located in China) and packaging vendors
- Review preliminary production samples (PT samples), and provide feedback to vendors on Organization, planning and tracking the direction & status of projects, and interactions with cross functional groups.
- Provide key dimensional attributes of packaging structure to Supply Chain and Sales
- Communicates and coordinates strongly with internal creative graphic designers, industrial designers, product engineers, global and regional marketing stakeholders, creative agencies and vendors.
- Knowledge of packaging and shipping test methods to assure packaging performance meets shipping stresses globally.

- Ability to organize, manage, and properly prioritize multiple projects
- Experience and knowledge in methods and processes that lead to cost reduction and cost effectiveness in both the early design and implementation phases.
- Strong analytical abilities
- Ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- High sense of enthusiasm in creating the best designs possible in a wide range of price points.
- Strong communication and written skills
- Ability to work well in a team setting & global locations (EU, LATAM, Asia)
- Experience with packaging manufacturing in Asia

- Bachelor's degree in Package Design, Industrial Design, or Package Engineering or background experience appropriate to the position.
- 1-5 years experience in consumer products packaging

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