HKA is offering a $2000 hiring bonus for this position.
This is a long term ongoing W2 contract position with no projected end date.
HKA offers vacation and holiday pay, employee paid medical, dental and vision along with other perks.
NO relocation assistance is offered.
Main focus would be on one way packaging
The Packaging Engineer is responsible for implementing, improving, and maintaining the packaging standards for the operations including inbound raw material and outbound customer packaging.
Will be responsible for improving packaging performance with attention to supplier relations, material and suppler specifications, line-side delivery efficiencies and various internal functional group requirements.
Will be responsible for creating packaging design and sending those concepts out to bid to suppliers. (Designs for cardboard, steel racks, thermos forms, EPP trays, and textile bags)
Will be leading /coordinating all processes in this regards and is fully responsible for the financial management of the investment and budget planning / spending.
Will be leading work packages and projects.
Design proper packaging to protect and preserve product (container modifications).
Responsible leader for the development / implementation of new packaging concepts
Development of new packaging concepts
Leader of the packaging review process to get the buy off for the racks from part suppliers and the plant process partner
Works with internal associates for packaging changes (CCB – change control board).
Monitor part profile information
Work with direct and indirect supplier to assure supplier conformance to packing item specifications
Update service parts packaging standards as needed
Maintain quantity packs and audit for conformance
Assist in negotiating indirect supply agreements specific to packaging
Provide packaging cost quotes as needed using approved packaging suppliers
Fully responsible for the investment planning and the fund management (several Mio USD / year)
Fully responsible for the maintenance / modification budget planning and the fund management (>100K$ / year)
Performs other duties as assigned by operations supervisor.
Bachelor degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent of 4 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.
3- 5 years minimum demonstrated work experience in packaging design/specification (inbound and outbound), line side presentation, engineering change control, and inventory management.
3-5 years’ experience in material flow planning, experience in material train planning.
Experience with material flow and engineering drawings.
Background in design and purchasing packaging.
SAP, excel, CAD, CATIA and other data analytics tools experience preferred
Automotive experience is a plus but not required
Must have industrial packaging experience.