The Packaging Engineer is responsible for various packaging projects from initiation to production. Projects will consist of modifications of packaging for existing products as well as the packaging for new products. This includes identification, specification development, line trials, sample procurement, sizing trials, line troubleshooting, product documentation, cost-reduced packaging, etc.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
Office, warehouse, and manufacturing environment.
The worker is subject to hazards such as physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts or moving vehicles. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions due to office or administrative work.
Prioritizes and schedules own work.
Develops long-range objectives and plans to meet them i.e. line efficiency improvements, alternate materials sourcing and qualification, new item introduction.
Checks the quality and timeliness of own work and others work as it relates to packaging.
Establishes and manages spending related to line trials.
Plans and evaluates performance results.
FOOD SAFETY and QUALITY RESPONSIBILITIES
Follow applicable procedures and work instructions.
Monitor Quality Control Points (QCP) if Applicable QCCP's.
Back-up to Materials Manager
IMPACT ON JEL SERT SUCCESS
This job impacts company success in overall effectiveness of packaging across Jel Sert manufacturing which is a $50M+ annual spend.