Packaging Engineer in Decatur, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Decatur, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    124618
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    248/971-8101

Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a Packaging Engineer.

Candidate Responsibilities

Qualifications - Bachelor of Science in Packaging, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of supply chain or packaging operations experience - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills Desirable Qualifications - Thorough knowledge of shipping guidelines, quality, and inventory warehousing standards. - Prior automotive packaging engineering experience - Pro-E, CAD, Solidworks or other similar 3D electronic drafting experience Responsibilities: This position designs and develops packaging and containerization for material from the source of supply to the point of use, leveraging Global Transportation processes. This includes design and development of returnable and expendable shipping containers for both delivery to the customer and inbound to manufacturing and assembly facilities. Job Duties: The packaging engineer develops the packaging plan and works with key groups to ensure material is presented to the line properly. Key duties include: • Develop packaging solutions to protect finished painted components • Design for transport efficiency • Perform containerization analysis • Validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase • Coordinate with assembly planning for line-side storage and ergonomic considerations • Resolve safety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging • Resolve issues reported by 3PL or carriers • Develop, communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements Customers include facility supply chain and logistics employees, plant operations supervisors and line employees, factory engineering, and other supply chain functional areas. External contacts include global vendors.

Typical Day

Subject Matter Expert and Packaging Engineer for Decatur focused on outbound prime product shipping standardization. Some additional scope may be involved on inbound packaging from suppliers to POU. Develop packaging solutions to protect finished painted components • Design for transport efficiency • Perform containerization analysis • Validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase • Coordinate with assembly planning for line-side storage and ergonomic considerations • Resolve safety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging • Resolve issues reported by 3PL or carriers • Develop, communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements Customers include facility supply chain and logistics employees, plant operations supervisors and line employees, factory engineering, and other supply chain functional areas. External contacts include global vendors.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Packaging, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of supply chain or packaging operations experience

Technical Skills

Knowledge of 3D modeling either pro e or creo, Project Management (1 year of project management desired), Industrial Packaging Design (3 years experience desired)

Soft Skills

Strong communication skills, both oral and written

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many employment opportunities.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information regarding this posting contact Tiara Robinson at (248) 971-8101.