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Packaging Engineers develop packaging for a company's products, with the goal of making the package both functional and cost-effective. Responsibilities shown on sample resumes in this field include gathering internal and external customer requirements and submitting a packaging timeline; creating innovative packaging designs, cartons, and thermoformed packaging; and standardizing all categories of the product packaging and assembly processes. While example resumes show that Packaging Engineers typically hold a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, packaging engineering or a related area, some employers also require several years of experience in the field.

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Manufacturing/plant Packaging Engineer

Responsible for 16 packaging production lines. Manage multiple spark plug and oxygen sensor programs. Interface with cross-functional teams to support manufacturing and marketing with new brand introductions. Issue and maintain pack codes for nine Ford engine plants and six aftermarket accounts. Equipment includes video jet, case and carton packers, blister packers and palletizers.

  • Managed $600K line automation project for Blister Packs to realize $200K labor savings.
  • Implemented E-flute auto-lock shipper to gain 70% packer uptime and $200K labor savings.
  • Completed Green Belt project to improve packing line efficiency by 40%
  • Facilitated SMED, TPM, 5S programs for packing machinery and material handling equipment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
PhD
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
2

Packaging Engineer

Conducted new packaging laboratory evaluations and developed new applications for existing Signode products. Recognized as AAR expert at ITW/Signode.

  • Realized significant cost savings by designing, developing, and implementing cost efficient methods of packaging, material handling, and shipping of consumer products through laboratory testing or field testing and in-plant analysis.
  • Trained customers on AAR car loading procedures that insured safety.
  • Developed and implemented a computerized packaging specifications system that increased company wide efficiency.
  • Generated $1.5 million revenue annually from competitive accounts through Application Reviews.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Technology
3

Manufacturing/plant Packaging Engineer

Responsible for 16 packaging production lines. Manage multiple spark plug and oxygen sensor programs. Interface with cross-functional teams to support manufacturing and marketing with new brand introductions. Issue and maintain pack codes for nine Ford engine plants and six aftermarket accounts. Equipment includes video jet, case and carton packers, blister packers and palletizers.

  • Managed $600K line automation project for Blister Packs to realize $200K labor savings.
  • Implemented E-flute auto-lock shipper to gain 70% packer uptime and $200K labor savings.
  • Completed Green Belt project to improve packing line efficiency by 40%
  • Facilitated SMED, TPM, 5S programs for packing machinery and material handling equipment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
PhD
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
4

Packaging Engineer

Created accurate pallet patterns with CAPE to help warehouse ensure $7.16 million of product arrived safely to major customer

  • Created corrugated merchandiser database for 74 tooled displays
  • Worked closely with overseas vendors and product managers to ensure all primary, secondary and tertiary packaging was shipped efficiently
  • Collaborated with sales, product managers and vendors to develop corrugate and wire rack merchandisers for all channels of business; developed one in 9 days from concept to commercialization
  • Reduced spend by 20% on candy category corrugate
  • Attended Esko ArtiosCAD training course in February 2013
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Packaging
Design Contest
5

Packaging Engineer

Communicated with customers and suppliers to develop returnable and expendable packaging systems for automotive airbags and components.

  • Responsible for designing and specifying packaging for U.S. and Mexican manufacturing facilities as well as some international business.
  • Evaluated and implemented cost savings. Total savings of over $1.3 million.
  • Determined proper labeling and documentation for shipping airbags using IATA and US Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations.
  • Supervised personnel responsible for proper packaging of prototype parts.
  • Estimated returnable and expendable packaging costs for future programs.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Packaging
6

Packaging Engineer

Designed cleanroom compatible packaging for shipping Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment.

  • Wrote the Novellus crating specification.
  • Taught classes for electrical and mechanical engineers on how to design cleanroom packaging.
  • Designed Class 100 clean packaging for MOER rings, which hold the wafer during deposition. Transportation damage was reduced from 75% to zero.
  • Performed ISO audits at supplier manufacturing sites.
  • Completed a three month internship before being converted to a full time employee.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Packaging
7

Packaging Engineer

Establish packaging requirements for safely transporting/storing molded raw fascias from mold
presses to paint line.

  • Establish packaging design and requirements for painted fascias from our facility to Tier 1 automotive
  • Submitted numerous capitals for cost saving returnable packaging alternatives.
  • Managed numerous fascia rack and returnable packaging reviews in order to test and evaluate the effectiveness of packaging.
  • Effectively designed fascia racks and returnable containers with the aide of Solid Works.
  • Involved with numerous program prelaunch meetings and presented and implemented the appropriate returnable packaging for five GM programs.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Packaging Engineering
8

Packaging Engineer

Designed and selected the packaging materials for product launches, maintained the existing product packaging, and managed multiple projects associated with the Bird and Small Animal category of products.

  • Designed and developed consumer primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging within the lean and agile business model
  • Provided project timelines and preliminary costing for new and revised packaging
  • Developed and managed the specifications and Bills of Material for approximately 700 finished goods
  • Initiated, investigated and implemented cost savings
  • Served as a Line Improvement Kaizan Team Member
  • Scheduled and conducted packaging line tests to ensure package and machinery compatibility
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Packaging Engineering
9

Manufacturing/plant Packaging Engineer

Responsible for 16 packaging production lines. Manage multiple spark plug and oxygen sensor programs. Interface with cross-functional teams to support manufacturing and marketing with new brand introductions. Issue and maintain pack codes for nine Ford engine plants and six aftermarket accounts. Equipment includes video jet, case and carton packers, blister packers and palletizers.

  • Managed $600K line automation project for Blister Packs to realize $200K labor savings.
  • Implemented E-flute auto-lock shipper to gain 70% packer uptime and $200K labor savings.
  • Completed Green Belt project to improve packing line efficiency by 40%
  • Facilitated SMED, TPM, 5S programs for packing machinery and material handling equipment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
PhD
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
10

Packaging Engineer

Managed packaging designs and coordinated shipments of heating and cooling components worldwide to capture $600k annual cost savings

  • Monitored customer demand to ensure adequate packaging system sizes
  • Implemented 45" x 48" Orbis knock-down containers to alleviate corrugated disposal issues
  • Developed metal throw away shipping rack for clean emissions module to Akashi Japan
  • Applied ingenuity to rectify volatile corrosion inhibitor closure issues on clean emissions module
  • Re-engineered shipping rack pivoting mechanism to reduce rack repair time by 1 week
  • Designed, developed, and procured metal shipping rack for front and rear pump drives for CAT Aurora
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Packaging Engineering
MS
Operations Management

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