Packaging Engineer

Company: Aerotek ( Learn More )

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$27.00 - $30.00 /Hour
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Job Description

As a Packaging Engineer, you will design and develop returnable and expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material. Proper packaging design includes part containment, protection, and optimization of transportation and other supply chain functions.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
* Establish packaging and processing specifications at the part number level for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement
* Communicate with existing facilities on packaging issues related to receiving, warehousing, and/or line side delivery
* Perform cost analysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes where appropriate
* Lead low risk Green Belt projects
* Perform activities to ensure parts are protected, shipped, and delivered to the customer in a usable fashion
* Develop packaging solutions to protect finished painted components
* Design for transport efficiency
* Perform containerization analysis, testing, and quoting
* Validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase
* Coordinate with operations for storage and ergonomic considerations
* Develop kitting packaging
* Validate returnable quantities through simulations
* Resolve safety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging
* Resolve issues reported by customers and process partners
* Develop, communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements
* Audit conformance to packaging specification
* Joint Process Improvement with packaging vendors and purchasing
* Create packaging concepts using 3D modeling software (i.e. Pro-E)

About Aerotek:

Our people are everything. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek® Inc. has distinguished itself as a leader in recruiting and staffing services, by having a deep understanding of the intersection of talent and business. As a strategic partner to more than 17,000 clients and 300,000 contract employees every year, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantages for its clients and rewarding careers for its contract employees. Headquartered in Hanover, Md., Aerotek operates a network of over 230 non-franchised offices with more than 6,000 internal employees dedicated to serving our customers. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider. To learn more, visit

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.
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