Packaging Engineer 2017-12-31T00:27:27+00:00

Packaging Engineer


Redmond, WA
Posted September 16
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.

The smartdept. inc is in search of a Packaging Engineer for a global client based in Redmond, Wa. If you have experience in the packaging development space and proficiency in CAD software then this is the role for you--

What you’ll do:

Support the Packaging Development Engineering team, which is part of a larger global team including: Packaging Design, Packaging Program Management & Content and Packaging Manufacturing Readiness. In addition to working with members of the PAC team -- located in Redmond, China and Ireland -- this position may interface with external suppliers/designers or distribution centers and internal teams such as release management, marketing and logistics. 3month minimum contract.


  • Provide package engineering support for new and sustaining programs.
  • Create and maintain component specifications, assembly instructions, and pallet assembly instructions.
  • Support and/or drive packaging process analysis and improvements (e.g., specification tools and templates, metrics, configuration management tools, supplier requirements around specifications).
  • Work with internal packaging engineers and designers and external suppliers to create and maintain packaging designs.
  • Prototype packaging samples for evaluation and testing.
  • Conduct preliminary drop and vibration testing.Calculate environmental impact of packaging.


  • S. Degree in Packaging, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficiency with software to create and maintain packaging specifications including:  ArtiosCAD and/or AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office (Excel & PowerPoint), CAPE or TOPS. Experience using SolidWorks is a plus.
  • Understanding of product development and configuration management processes.
  • Understanding and application of technical packaging principles, theories and concepts.
  • Understanding of packaging materials, their properties and conversion processes (e.g., rigid box, corrugated, paperboard, labels, and fabricated/expanded foam).
  • Working knowledge of packaging lab equipment (cutting table, drop tester, vibration table) is a plus.


3+ Month Contract



If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to anna@thesmartdept.com.