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Packaging Engineer

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Title: Packaging Engineer
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Duration: 6+ months
 
Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the 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 the product to determine the physical characteristics of an 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. 
  • Work closely with global suppliers, engineering, product management, operations, and sourcing. 
  • Participate in product introduction teams, to deliver new products to market. 
  • 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, regionalization, standardization, supply assurance, and compliance with customer, 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. 
  • Develop and implement comprehensive test plans to ensure that packaging exceeds customer specifications.
 
Qualifications/Skills
1)    2-5 years of experience in product packaging
2)    Experience in Packaging medical devices
3)    Good communication skills 
4)    SAP knowledge a plus
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Requirements

• 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.

Qualifications/Skills
1) 2-5 years of experience in product packaging
2) Experience in Packaging medical devices
3) Good communication skills
4) SAP knowledge a plus
Posted By: kinguyen@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Palo Alto, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:3/14/2019
  • Contact: Kim Nguyen (408) 418-1867
  • Pay Range: $58.00 - $63.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1903-53231