Victory Packaging Packaging Engineer - Victory Packaging in Fontana, California
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Opportunity Summary : The Packaging Engineer is directly responsible for the creative design, development and cost analysis of innovative protective packaging products to meet customers’ needs. Works closely with customers’ engineering and purchasing departments to determine costs and feasibility of producing proposed packaging, with a particular emphasis on cost reduction.
How you will impact Victory Packaging, a WestRock Company:
Analyzes engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special-handling and safety requirements, and type of materials required for container.
Communicates design specs and status of sample to company sales department, purchasing and customer service.
Designs solutions – identify design flaws and redirect customer wishes.
Tests, analyzes, and selects materials for packaging based on durability and cost effectiveness.
Develops or directs development of sketches, specifications, samples, and written analyses of proposed packaging in order to present design for approval.
Coordinates package testing and validation.
Performs packaging audits and makes recommendations for improvement to existing customer packaging.
Tracks cost savings of packaging to ensure cost reduction terms of contract met.
Remains current to changes in industry and materials.
Develops and delivers high quality customer service to customers.
Communicates customer issues to management and national accounts representative quickly and works collaboratively to resolve problems.
Must have the ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
Provides reports as scheduled or requested.
Other duties as assigned.
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor’s degree in industrial package engineering or related work experience
Experience in all aspects of packaging, corrugated, and packaging materials (foam, flexible packaging, etc.)
Two (2) or more years related corrugated packaging experience preferred
Expertise utilizing Artios CAD or similar design programs
Ability to create and edit documents in MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to identify issues and communicate with team or management
Fluency in English required, verbal and written
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.