Packaging Engineer

$90,000 - $100,000 yearly
Job Category: Supply Chain
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Solon, Ohio
Job ID: 139385
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance
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Are you an engineering professional looking to help drive strategy for a strong and steadily growing company? Our client, a chemical manufacturer and distributor is seeking an experienced Packaging Engineer that will oversee and manage the packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, development and performance testing.  Apply today to join their expanding team!

Packaging Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Establish benchmark measures at the start of the project and track success, including cycle times, lead times, savings, improved delivery and simplified processes
  • Researches quality, price, timing and reliability of supply
  • Develop and prototype packaging designs with marketing, vendors, 3rd party contract manufacturers and customers throughout exploration and feasibility stages
  • Create comprehensive test plans and perform package ship testing to include distribution simulations, material performance, bench-marking and package/product compatibility
  • Maintain knowledge and evaluate new packaging developments, materials, trends and packaging systems for possible product applications
  • Test, analyze and selects materials for packaging based on innovation, durability, compatibility and cost effectiveness
  • Perform basic analysis on bids, proposals and quotes, and provides data to Director of Purchasing
  • Vendor management in packaging and chemicals
  • Monitors quality and timely delivery of materials and follows-up with and purchase orders that need attention
  • Responsible for sourcing year over year cost savings

Packaging Engineer  Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in supply chain or packaging engineering
  • Required 3+ years’ experience with working knowledge in packaging, preferably within the consumer products industry
  • Sourcing experience within a range of packaging materials such as: corrugated boxes, plastic bottles, labels, tubes, cans, bags
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards ERP system is preferred
  • Excellent communication, organizational and reporting skills

If you are interested in this role, please apply today!

Thank you,

Rachel Stewart
Senior Professional Recruiter
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.