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Packaging Engineer

Posted on Sep 9, 2019 by Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Engineering
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Overview

Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry. We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The Premier Brand of Hand Tools.

We are currently looking for a Packaging Engineer to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL Facility.



Responsibilities

The Packaging Engineer role is a supporting role where the individual is responsible for performing engineering analysis to define packaging design requirements, review suitability of materials, and feasibility of proposed processes under daily direction. Requires solid knowledge of engineering fundamentals and principles with good general understanding of various material properties.

Specific Responsibilities will include:

  1. Prepare packaging documentation including, but not limited to, detailed drawings, specifications and inspection criteria as directed.
  2. Prepare proposed routings, bills of material, and cost estimates for completing the proposed project.
  3. Perform benchmark evaluation of competitive or proposed new packaging as well as ongoing packaging improvements utilizing proposed processes or material changes.
  4. Participate in resolving engineering design, packaging quality and testing issues.
  5. Design, prototype and test packaging components, sub-systems, and applying principles and techniques of electrical, mechanical, and/or industrial engineering as directed.
  6. Write technical reports to document engineering analysis and findings.
  7. Prioritize work to align with the goals of the department and various project teams.
  8. Review personal progress within projects on a consistent basis and work to maintain time lines.
  9. Seek out and demand accurate inputs and produce only quality work product for downstream customers.
  10. Be able to adapt and function in an environment of changing priorities often under tight time constraints.
  11. Maintain close contact with associated engineering groups and project teams.
  12. Work to minimize any design detail that may cause extra steps and add cost in the manufacturing process.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelors degree in Package Engineering or an engineering degree from a related field with zero (0) to three (3) years of relevant work experience as a packaging engineer.

Must have strong technical, analytical, planning and organizational skills. Must be capable of facilitating projects and solutions.

Demonstrated oral and written communication within a team environment. Computer skills and familiarity with spreadsheets, databases, analysis and design software a plus.

Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
  • Flex Spending
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Onsite Employee Fitness Center

If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.

No phone calls please.

EOE/M/F/D/V

Reference: 754278772

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