Packaging Engineer

AP Professionals
April 1, 2019
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Salary Range
$61K - $80K, $81K - $100K
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


A large durable goods manufacturer located just south of Rochester is seeking a Packaging Engineer to join their team. The Packaging Engineer will be responsible for creating the strategy and leading the design / implementation for packaging of large scale products. The ideal candidate will be a tactical, self-starter who is highly motivated and organized. This position falls under the Product Development team and will work closely with Operations for a full understanding of testing and design standards. The Packaging Engineer will also collaborate with quality, procurement, and suppliers.

Responsibilities of the Packaging Engineer

  • Design and develop packaging materials and systems, working with the product and industrial engineer team to create a process to efficiently associate package to BOM
  • Through SOP’s, set specifications and standard work / pack procedures for packaging. Complete audits and other quality assurance processes to maintain compliance and these standards
  • Develop project schedules and assist in tracking costs, documentation, and communication of status
  • Troubleshoot new and existing packaging issues regarding design, materials, and processes. Provide timely, creative, and cost-effective solutions
  • Participate in packaging process research and development focusing on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Utilizing Lean tools to determine root cause and corrective action

Requirements of the Packaging Engineer

  • Bachelor’s degree in packaging engineering or a related technical field
  • 3-5 years’ experience with operations and packaging to include equipment, pricing development, operational line design and flow
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills in a diverse environment
  • CAD design skills and previous experience using Creo / Pro-E
  • Solid understanding of engineering prints and bills of material
  • Oracle experience
  • Understanding of and ability to implement Lean Manufacturing tools

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship

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