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Packaging Engineer

RFA Engineering
Morton, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

RFA Engineering ( is seeking an entry to mid level candidate for the role of Packaging Engineer onsite at our client's facility in Morton, Illinois. As a Packaging Engineer you will be responsible to analyze functionality, design and cost of packaging models for product being received from suppliers.

Job Duties:

  • Design and develop returnable and expendable packaging for individual piece parts and bulk shipping to ensure the timely and efficient receipt and delivery of material.
  • Ensure proper packaging design includes part containment, protection, and optimization of transportation and other supply chain functions
  • Develop, communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements.
  • Lead initiatives and collaboration with suppliers and facilities changing packaging to improve efficiency within receiving, warehousing, and/or line-side delivery.
  • Create packaging concepts and container layouts using 3D modeling software
  • Perform cost analysis and develop business cases for implementing packaging improvements.
  • Procure and validate new packaging and containers during pilot phase. Audit supplier conformance to packaging specifications.
  • Prepare and execute development plans to meet scheduled deadlines.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Packaging, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering, Supply Chain or other field.
  • Preferred 1-3 years of previous packaging engineering experience.
  • Experience in conducting cost analysis preparing business cases.
  • Prior 3D modeling experience: (AutoCAD, Creo, Solidworks.
  • Strong communication skills, good organizational and time management skills, and the ability to identify needed actions and act to resolve issues with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively with a culturally diverse, global team

Why work for RFA?

About RFA Engineering
RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers dating back to 1943. Our primary focus is project based product development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, MN, Satellite office in Dubuque, IA, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.

We Offer Competitive Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Supplemental Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Short-term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)
  • Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
  • Extra Time Bonuses
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Education Assistance

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RFA Engineering


Morton, IL
61550 USA


Transportation and Storage

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