Packaging Engineer

Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-28 00:00:00
Reference: 025419355
Contact Name: Robert Wigley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 20, 2019 12:17

Job Description

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility on a 'green field site' to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. As a Packaging Engineer to specify, procure, implement and maintain all component packaging on site with an emphasis on new product launch.

Packaging Engineer -
Salary: to £40000 + benefits
Location: North West (commutable from Liverpool, Warrington, Chester, Wrexham, Manchester areas )

o Develop and maintain packaging specifications for internal movement and logistics supply to customer on a JIS/ JIT basis.
o Packaging design and suitability for different product types and logistics routes (domestic and export) that maximise space constraints and minimise logistics costs.
o Determine the system quantity required for returnable transport loop
o Liaison with automotive customers and suppliers
o Identification and validation of packaging suppliers and determine standards in line with IAFT16949
o Lead packaging trials, buy off and launch activities
o Project manage Programme Review meetings at key milestones and Launch Review stages.

Applications are sought from experienced Packaging Engineers or Manufacturing Engineers who can demonstrate experience of developing packaging and logistics solutions within the Automotive industry or FMCG manufacturing sector.
o Knowledge of Kanban systems
o Knowledge of planning and logistics for JIT
o Experience of Programme Launch and New Product Introduction
o Ability to work within a matrix programme management environment
o Knowledge of IATF16949:2016 and Automotive Customer Specific Requirements would be an advantage.
o Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing would be an advantage.

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for a Packaging expert or Project/ Manufacturing Engineer with experience of developing component packaging and logistics experience to be instrumental in a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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