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Packaging Engineer

Job Title: Packaging Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-28 00:00:00
Reference: 025419355
Contact Name: Robert Wigley
Contact Email: robert.wigley@technical-network.co.uk
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 )

Duties:
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.

Experience:
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.

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