Packaging Engineer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Sunderland
Salary
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As a Packaging Engineer to specify, procure, implement and maintain all component packaging on site with an emphasis on new product launch.

Packaging Engineer -

Salary: to GBP40000 + benefits

Location: North East (commutable from Sunderland, Newcastle, Durham, Newton Aycliffe, Washington areas )

Duties:

o Develop and maintain packaging specifications for internal movement and logistics supply to customer on a JIS/ JIT basis.

o Packaging design and suitability for different product types and logistics routes (domestic and export) that maximise space constraints and minimise logistics costs.

o Determine the system quantity required for returnable transport loop

o Liaison with automotive customers and suppliers

o Identification and validation of packaging suppliers and determine standards in line with IAFT16949

o Lead packaging trials, buy off and launch activities

o Project manage Programme Review meetings at key milestones and Launch Review stages.

Experience:

Applications are sought from experienced Packaging Engineers or Manufacturing Engineers who can demonstrate experience of developing packaging and logistics solutions within the Automotive industry or FMCG manufacturing sector.

o Knowledge of Kanban systems

o Knowledge of planning and logistics for JIT

o Experience of Programme Launch and New Product Introduction

o Ability to work within a matrix programme management environment

o Knowledge of IATF16949:2016 and Automotive Customer Specific Requirements would be an advantage.

o Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage.

The opportunity:

This is an excellent opportunity for a Packaging expert or Project/ Manufacturing Engineer with experience of developing component packaging and logistics experience to be instrumental in a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion (url removed)

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