Hiring Structural Packaging Engineer


We are currently looking for talented “Structural Packaging Engineer”.

Duties:
Apply principles of engineering, economics and manufacturing in the development of retail packaging concepts;
Produce prototypes by using Kongsberg sample cutter.
Generate palletization and load configuration using TOPS.
Collaborate with in-house graphics professionals to create 3D rendering of packaging concepts;
Perform testing and validation of packaging designs following ASTM guidelines;
Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely and cost-effective solutions;
Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of products to determine physical characteristics, special handling, environment and safety requirements and types of materials required for packaging;
Review new product plans and make recommendations for material selection based on design objectives;
Analyze product failure data and laboratory test results to determine causes of problems and develop solutions;
Develop and maintain packaging instructions for difficult-to-ship, high damage and specialized items;
Maintain accurate and up-to-date packaging instructions in our warehouse management system;
Monitor, assess and manage the effectiveness of packaging changes that are implemented;
Stay abreast of industry standards relative to packaging automation and trends;
Make coordinated effort with personnel in the Sales Department, Project Planning Department and Pre-Press Department to ensure smooth and trouble free execution of jobs;
Work closely with Operations leaders to continuously improve packaging standards and training materials for employees;

Required Skills and Qualities:
Master’s degree in Packaging or Chemistry;
Proficient in packaging design software including: ArtiosCAD, Adobe Illustratator, SolidWorks;
Proficient in creating prototypes using Kongsberg cutting table and V-notch rigid board cutting machine;
Deep understanding of ASTM/ISTA/TAPPI standards;
Effective communication skills with cross-functional groups.

Applicant should mail resume to:
K-1 Packaging Group
17989 E. Arenth Ave.
City of Industry, CA 91748