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Packaging Engineer II Jobs

Greer, South Carolina
Our client, a premier automotive company, is located in the upstate area of SC. This position is a long term renewable contract opportunity.


The Packaging Engineer is responsible for implementing, improving, and maintaining the packaging standards for the operations including inbound raw material and outbound customer packaging. This individual will be responsible for improving packaging performance with attention to supplier relations, material and suppler specifications, line-side delivery efficiencies and various internal functional group requirements. The Packaging Engineer is leading /coordinating all processes in this regards and is fully responsible for the financial management of the investment and budget planning / spending. This position is leading work packages and projects.


Design proper packaging to protect and preserve product (container modifications).
Responsible leader for the development / implementation of new packaging concepts
Development of new packaging concepts.
Leader of the packaging review process to get the buy off for the racks from part suppliers and the plant process partner.
Works with internal associates for packaging changes (CCB – change control board).
Monitor part profile information.
Work with direct and indirect supplier to assure supplier conformance to packing item specifications.
Update service parts packaging standards as needed.
Maintain quantity packs and audit for conformance.
Assist in negotiating indirect supply agreements specific to packaging.
Provide packaging cost quotes as needed using approved packaging suppliers
Fully responsible for the investment planning and the fund management (several Mio USD / year).
Fully responsible for the maintenance / modification budget planning and the fund management (>100K$ / year).
Member of VPS team.
Performs other duties as assigned by operations supervisor.


Bachelor degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent of 4 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
3- 5 years minimum demonstrated work experience in packaging design/specification (inbound and outbound), line side presentation, engineering change control, and inventory management.
3-5 years’ experience in material flow planning, experience in material train planning.
Experience with material flow and engineering drawings.
Advanced experience in packaging planning.
Proficient in MS Office programs.
Knowledge of material handling equipment.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills; ability to write clearly and concisely, and assures communications are comprehensive and timely.
Advanced packaging design – disposable and returnable. Leveraging common packaging designs
Intermediate understanding of how to minimize dunnage and repacking
Experience in design and/or guidance of line side rack
Experience in design of returnable racking (metal and non-metal)
Experience with interfacing with Engineers, suppliers, customers, and logistics companies.

This position does not offer sponsorship.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
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