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Packaging Engineer

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Redmond, WA
Posted September 09
Freelance
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 to work for a global agency in Redmond, WA.

You will support the Packaging Development Engineering team, which is part of a larger global team (PAC) also including Packaging Design, Packaging Program Management & Content and Packaging Manufacturing Readiness. In addition to working with members of the PAC team (can be 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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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.

 

Minimum 3 month contract, with possibility of extension.


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