Packaging Engineer

Industrial Technology Co. East Peoria, IL
JOB DESCRIPTION

Depending on experience, responsibilities may include:

* Propose and develop packaging specification and processes using standard procedures.

* Evaluate packaging specification, part orientation and part quantity per package for line and finished product. Make recommendations and update documentation as needed.

* Work with cross functional teams to obtain and generate technical information.

* Provide support to define assembly line and equipment requirements.

* Test packaging prototype concepts and component arrangement. Collect data needed to gain confidence, update concept and documentation as needed.

* Engage in creative problem solving to address packaging issues including: ergonomic, safety, efficiency and/or quality concerns.

* Conduct periodic benchmarking of designs, materials and processes.

REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or similar field is required

* At least two years of experience in manufacturing with packaging is required

* Basic knowledge of processing (machining/assembly ops) desired

* Must be able to read blueprints and understand GD&T

* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

* Analytical, technical, and problem solving skills

* High energy and a demonstrated ability to implement and get results are essential

* Detail oriented with troubleshooting and project leadership skills

* Strong written and verbal communication skills required

* Must be self-directed, self-starter, and be able to prioritize activities

* Must enjoy working in a team environment, and have strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

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