|Job Title:||Packaging Engineer|
|Contact Name:||Naomi Gibbs|
|Job Published:||05 September 2023|
Vibe Recruit's client based in Abertillery, are looking to aapoint an experienced Packaging Engineer on a full time, permanent contract, working for a global supplier.
The ideal candidate will have the drive and initiative to own, lead, initiate and support projects relating to their incoming, internal and external packaging/ stillage requirements.
You will be an excellent communicator who has a solution orientated mindset to centrally support a cross-functional team that includes Project Engineering, Production, Quality and Supply Chain across 3 sites in the UK and Europe.
This a newly created position with a fantastic opportunity to 'own' the role and drive opportunities for improvement in efficiency, cost and sustainability.
- Supporting the Project Engineering, Production and Quality teams in ensuring packaging/ stillaging is designed effectively, taking into account all stakeholder needs such as delivery/ storage/ ergonomic and Health & Safety considerations.
- Leading packaging design relating to NPI projects, defining all requirements up front and ensuring project timelines are met.
- Review supplier packaging and where required define bespoke packaging solutions to maximise transport and storage capacity.
- Design, draw and validate packaging in relation to the above and ensuring efficiency by performing containerisation analysis, safe working loads etc. and ensuring the product is protected where required.
- Develop, review and monitor packaging design processes and procedures, continually challenging common practices and driving standardisation.
Qualifications & Experience
- Minimum 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C or above
- Ideally educated to degree level in Manufacturing or similar Engineering discipline
- FEA Analysis experience (static and dynamic forces during transportation)
- Excellent communication skills and experience with multi- functional teams to formulate objectives and action plans
- Packaging testing procedures and regulations
- Strong in packaging design, creating packaging/ stillaging concepts using Solidworks/ CAD software
- Problem solving skills
For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.
Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.