• Packaging Engineer

    Location US-NJ-Lakewood
    Job ID
    Manufacturing & Production
  • Overview

    General Summary:

    The position will perform engineering assignments related to design and analysis for equipment and line systems. Optimize new systems and upgrades to existing processes and facilities. Support Safety, Engineering, Maintenance, and Processing Operation Requirements of the Lakewood facility. The Sr. Packaging Engineer will also be responsible for supporting all assigned and corporate capital projects.  


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Participate in capital appropriation process and managing capital projects to assure that project expectations are met including cost and time constraints
    • ACAD layouts; maintain and update
    • Direct in packaging development
    • Research and purchase new equipment for new and existing products
    • Oversee IQ, OQ, PQ and PTR’S pertaining to packaging equipment
    • Evaluate automation equipment to increase production output
    • Design equipment layout for new applications
    • Write up and submit paperwork for purchasing new equipment for packaging lines
    • Trouble shoot all equipment issues on the packaging floor from fillers to case packers.
    • Trouble shoot product flow issues on packaging floor
    • Direct maintenance personnel in repair or corrective issues of production lines
    • Achieve results by updating the technologies and productive structures of the plant to overcome technical operational difficulties without increasing manufacturing costs or resources
    • Develop technical solutions for operational issues that result in increased efficiency, lower cost, or increased safety
    • Direct with designing, installing and commission of new production units, monitor modifications and upgrades, and troubleshoot existing processes
    • Apply Lean Six Sigma methods to make observations and take measurements directly, as well as collecting and statistically interpreting data from the other technical and operating staff involved
    • Working closely with other specialists, including: personnel responsible for the quality control of raw materials, intermediates and finished products; engineers and technicians responsible for plant maintenance; Corporate Quality and R&D on product specifications and production schedules; and the operating/packaging crews

    Responsible for contractor oversight as it relates to assigned capital responsibilities.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational/time management skills
    • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work for long periods of time, under pressure, to produce results
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge of PLC Programming
    • Knowledge of Windows based programs
    • Knowledge of CAD software
    • Demonstrate ambiguity to change



    Education and Experience:


    B.S. degree in a related engineering field required (Mechanical, Industrial or Related Field) with 5+ years technical experience. The candidate should have AutoCAD skills plus any equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities.  


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