Packaging Engineer

  • location: Sikeston, MO
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $105,000 per year
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job description

Packaging Engineer

Permanent position: An Engineering and R&D (ER&D) services company is seeking a Packaging Engineer to join its team. This person will be designing and executing packaging technology strategies from concept to commissioning. This includes growth initiatives, quality & efficiency improvements, troubleshooting activities, etc. Candidates who have a good understanding of Automation and the latest technologies used within the packaging industry are highly desirable.

Responsibilities for the Packaging Engineer
  • Identify bottlenecks on packaging machines/lines and provide solution by working with machine vendors/integrators to increase the efficiency
  • Identify opportunities for automation solutions & improvements to reduce manual labor (if any)
  • Develop layout options with vendors considering constraints of the existing packaging lines/machines, man-material movement etc
  • Prepare packaging equipment specifications(URS/RFQ)
Requirements for the Packaging Engineer

  • BS Engineering Degree (ME desirable)
  • Hands on experience with packaging machines like Unscrambler, filler, capper, wrapper, cartoner, case packer, pick & place robots, cobots, palletizers, conveyors etc. specifically for food factories.
  • Knowledge on compact robotic solutions for the packaging lines
  • Understanding of & ability to define requirements of Packaging line integration.
  • Knowledge of USFDA, 3A and other locally applicable Codes & Standards
  • Hands on knowledge of AutoCAD

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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