Packaging Engineer

Salary: £33,000 - £37,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27010-sw

Expiration date: 06 June 2017

Our client, a luxury automotive OEM based in Warwickshire, is looking to hire a Packaging Engineer to be responsible for all aspects of container development and container control activities.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

The main responsibilities of the role will be to co-ordinate which parts need special containers developed and which require standard rentals.

It will be the role of the Packaging Engineer to ensure the correct pallet information is loaded and maintained. They will also be expected capture issues raised with existing packaging, prioritise the list and work to find a solution.

The role is based in the production office in Gaydon and will be expected to make regular visits to production facilities.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • PC literacy critical, as well as strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Need to be able to drive to suppliers and pallet manufacturers and will be expected to physically get out and see pallets / issues in site.
  • Pallet development background and a good understanding of the impact of containerisation on the entire supply chain, parts quality and production.
  • Working knowledge of the gateway process, to monitor project readiness.
  • Ability to calculate pallet loops, monitor spend and report issues status and timing plans.