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Packaging Engineer

Company: Avery Products Corporation
Location: Brea
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Avery Products Corporation is look for a Packaging Engineer who will be responsible for the development of packaging structures from concept to implementation in support of new product innovation. You will serve as the Packaging Project Lead who will interface with Marketing, R&D, Plant Operations, Procurement and Packaging Suppliers. The successful candidate will utilize extensive packaging knowledge and supplier capabilities to deliver sound packaging structure that meet business objectives which balance aesthetics, functionality and cost. You must be able to manage multiple projects and adapt to evolving and innovative project requirements throughout all phases of the product/package innovation process. If you are looking to work at a great company with great people and enjoy development and design as well as project management this is a great match Core Responsibilities & Business Acumen Manage and facilitate all packaging tasks related to the development or optimization of packaging solutions, effectively partnering and working cross-functionally within the organization and suppliers. Understand internal business strategies, keep abreast of new technologies, and trends in packaging within industry and marketplace. Have experience with direct to consumer packaging (E-Commerce) strategy and packaging development. Possess and enjoy strong project management skills to develop timelines for all packaging related project deliverables. Develop cost estimates for new or exploratory product/package initiatives. Capable of using Value Engineering to review new or existing products to reduce costs and increase functionality to increase the value of the product. Quickly learn plant manufacturing processes, product assembly, packaging machinery and output. Develop test protocols and standard operating procedures for package testing either in-house or with external testing facilities. Prepare, stage, and procure product and package components in order to complete in-house preliminary shock and drop testing or preparation for ISTA package ship test with an external testing facility. Travel to plant facilities (US and Mexico), vendors, and/or customer locations. Travel estimated to be 10-15%. Execute tasks as part of standard work such as; o Packaging structure and die line development via computer aided design programs. o Defining weight and dimension information for systems set-up. o Artwork review and documentation. o Writing/approving specifications. o Defining pallet configurations. o Extracting and manipulating critical packaging information from Avery systems in MS Excel. Job Requirements Education, Experience and Technical Skills Bachelor's of Science degree in Packaging Science or related field. Industry Experience: 3 to 5 years preferably in Consumer Product Goods packaging. This position requires a strong grasp of retail packaging needs in regards to appearance and sustainability. Packaging material knowledge required focused primarily on corrugate and paperboard. Intermediate proficiency in the following: MS Office - Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Palletization Packaging Programs: CAPE Systems and/or Topps. Must be able to Design Packaging Structures using ArtiosCad or ESKO Studio or Adobe Illustrator Working knowledge for operating a Kongsberg sample cutting table is preferred. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Avery Products Corporation , a wholly owned subsidiary of CCL Industries, is one of the world---s leading manufacturers of self-adhesive labels, labeling software, binders, dividers and other products. Founded in 1935, Avery has built a solid reputation as the trusted brand and leading resource for organization and identification solutions. Combining dynamic capabilities in technology with groundbreaking ideas, Avery offers innovative products to make life easier---at work, home, school, and small business. Avery also offers free software, design templates and mobile apps. The consumer can now access the Avery experience anywhere, anytime and create customized projects that are uniquely their own. What we offer Competitive Pay with Quarterly Bonus Potential Dynamic, energetic work environment with an exceptional talented workforce. Great comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability. Excellent 401K Retirement Plan with generous company match. Work Life Balance; 12 Company Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation and Paid Sick Time Hybrid work environment; 2 days in office, 3 days optional to work remote. All offers of employment are based on the successful completion of a pre-employment background check. Avery Products Corporation is an at-will employer. Employment is at will and, as such, are free to resign at any time without any reason. The company retains the right to terminate an employee---s employment at any time with or without reason or notice. All offers of employment are based on the successful completion of a pre-employment background check. Avery Products Corporation is an at-will employer. Employment is at will and, as such, are free to resign at any time without any reason. The company retains the right to terminate an employee---s employment at any time with or without reason or notice. Thank you for your interest and considering this opportunity Please send resume when responding.

Keywords: Avery Products Corporation, Fullerton , Packaging Engineer, Engineering , Brea, California

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