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Packaging Engineer

TalentStream in Conyers, GA, USA


$80,000 to $100,000 Annually (plus commission)

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type



This position is responsible for a vast array of duties including the design, testing, and documenting of a variety of packaging protocols for a range of products.

Job functions for the PACKAGING ENGINEER position include, but are not be limited to:

  • Support and maintaining a database for all company packaging specifications
  • Generate packaging related documentation including specifications, test plans and reports, qualification plans and technical presentations.
  • Develop appropriate pallet patterns, stacking configurations, and other parameters necessary to ensure product distribution outcome is positive
  • Vendor engineering and technical capability assessment
  • Packaging vendor changes, manufacturing validation and provide technical leadership in addressing vendor quality issues
  • Support manufacturing in addressing technical packaging opportunities and production challenges
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to design packaging that does not negatively affect the production process
  • Provide packaging technical support for equipment installations and modifications to the manufacturing plant
  • Lead Packaging Cost Savings Initiatives by identifying cost saving opportunities in current and new packaging design.
  • Work cross functionally with internal group to take new development and existing development projects to market.
  • Define and test packaging material compatibility with products to ensure no recalls in the field

To be considered for the PACKAGING ENGINEER position, candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of packaging engineering experience in high volume manufacturing environment
  • Knowledgeable of Rigid Plastic such as EBM and IM process and Flexible packaging
  • Facilitate and interact with customers, suppliers, and internal cross functional teams.
  • Experience working with Aerosol and Tubes packaging (dispending and actuators).
  • Able to write SOP and Design and test packaging components
  • Must be able to Use SolidWorks, TOPS and AutoCAD proficiently
  • Capable of Developing and creating 3D models (Stratasys 3D Machine) and review mold designs.
  • Ability to take a project from concept through completion of finished piece.
  • Create new reports, line verifications, specification’s using excellent and organized written and verbal communication.
  • Analyze production machineries, lines and suggest improvements
  • BA in Packaging Engineering/Science
  • IOPP Certification preferred
  • UN/DOT Certification preferred
  • Able to Conduct ISTA testing and on site lab testing

Desired Traits

  • Technical knowledge of packaging substrates and manufacturing processes
  • Team oriented; willingness to embrace input and seek solutions from multiple functional areas and work in a collaborative environment
  • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Positive, solution based approach to all research issues
  • Comfortable working with data to guide decision making through design of experiments
  • Great attention to details
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player


About TalentStream:

In today’s world of technology, the recruitment and matching process has become automated, and personal relationships have become something of the past – we’re on a mission to change that! TalentStream specializes in helping organizations find top talent in the Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain space. We provide talent on a Direct Hire and Contract-to-Hire basis.

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Posted date: 22 days ago

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