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Packaging engineer (Design)

Company: ComTec
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for designing and implementing packaging designs? We're hiring a *Packaging Engineer* for our company's headquarters in Bridgeton, Missouri. If you possess:

* The ability to design, test and implement packaging designs for a manufacturing company; review and improve existing packaging
* Expertise in technical form, fit, function review and approval of shipping pallets
* Work with vendors, engineering, product management, operations, and purchasing to deliver new products

*What you will do: *

* Oversee and manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing
* Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions.
* Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special handling, environmental and safety requirements, and types of materials required for packaging.
* Establish standards and guidelines for supplier evaluation. Evaluate and select packaging suppliers/vendors; periodically conduct vendor reviews.
* Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Participate in product introduction teams, to deliver new products.
* Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage.
* Work closely with Engineering to optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead time, quality, standardization, supply assurance, and compliance with regulatory, and internal requirements.
* Specify and recommend efficiency tools and test methods to develop and validate packaging designs.
* Work with the manufacturing department to ensure that the packaging designs are optimized for manufacturability.

*Additional Qualifications Include: *

* Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, packaging engineering, industrial engineering or industrial design is required
* 4+ years of experience in industrial engineering or industrial design is required
* Knowledge and understanding of packaging design validation standards (ISO, ASTM, etc.), drafting and specification standards are essential
* Demonstrable proficiency in 3D CAD software
* Problem solving and decision-making skills are necessary
* Must have good communication skills, orally and written
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Good understanding of process improvement and quality improvement concepts
* Experience in rapid prototyping is preferred
* Must be able to demonstrate project management skills and experience; project management certification is a plus

*Some Benefits and Perks Include: *

* Industry Leading Healthcare
* Industry Leading Profit-Sharing Plan w/ Safe Harbor Contribution
* Generous Paid Time Away
* Tuition Reimbursement Program
* Parental Leave
* Free Onsite Fitness & Recreation Center

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $90,698.33 - $110,888.46 per year

* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Experience level:
* 4 years
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
Work setting:
* In-person

Ability to commute/relocate:
* St. Louis, MO: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: ComTec, St. Louis , Packaging engineer (Design), Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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