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Packaging Engineer

Packaging Engineer

Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abertillery
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ849_1693911637
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
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Job Published: 05 September 2023
Job Description

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.

Your Responsibilities

  • 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.

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