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Packaging Systems Engineer (Food Manufacturing)

Company: Jobot
Location: Taunton
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Permanent Job Opportunity with Leading Food Manufacturer!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Dan AsherAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per yearA bit about us:We are the leading producer of fresh produce-based salsa in North America. We offer branded, private label, contract manufactured and food service salsa products in addition to a variety of dips, spreads and sauces. We are proud of our creative product development, innovative packaging, quality assurance protocols and modern product facilities. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, a health savings account and Company matched 401(k).Why join us?

  • 401k Match
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • Growth OpportunitiesJob DetailsSummaryThe Packaging System Engineer (PSE) will provide technical leadership as an equipment, system, and product specialist. The PSE is responsible to identify, lead, develop, and execute solutions for line efficiency gains, reliability improvements and productivity improvements through strong business partnership, capacity solutions and continuous improvement efforts.Duties and Responsibilities
    • Identify, vet and implement productivity improvements and cost savings initiatives.
    • Establish (and transfer knowledge to line operators and mechanics) optimal machine settings (center lines) and line speeds for maximum output, reliability and lowest material waste
    • Determine, document, and transfer knowledge, all shift cleaning, defect inspection, and lubrication requirements for line operators
    • Determine package design harmonization opportunities across product groups for lower material costs, and minimal waste.
    • Determine new package designs that provide functionality, consumer acceptance, and lowest material cost
    • Develop process for rapid deployment of new product launches.
    • Leverage and advance system through people, process and technology
    • Support a technical training plan for lines
    • Provide leadership in application of performance metrics (data accuracy for line efficiency and loss tracking)
    • Lead and support technical improvements and new product launches
    • Deliver technical scope for packaging capital projects and vertical start up process
    • Lead packaging material design change for cost reduction and line efficiency improvements.
    • Coach, provide technical expertise on foundational systems (machine centerlines, CILs, basic conditions, vertical startup etc.)
    • Understand and leverage accounting principles for plant, system, and products
    • Apply statistical methods to solve problems
    • Provide technical expertise in development of improvement plan
    • Develop and champion a system vision, technical road map and capital needs to support Long Range Plan
    • Develop and maintain information on optimal line speeds, rates, machine settings, centerlines, lubrication and cleaning. Qualifications & Requirements
      • ABET Accredited Engineering degree required
      • Minimum of 3 years related work experience in packaging engineering, process/ system development, product development, quality engineering, maintenance, or manufacturing.
      • Demonstrates learning agility, technical leadership, adaptability, analytical and problem-solving skills, decision making, and trouble-shooting abilities
      • Demonstrates ability to work with and influence diverse groups at various levels and across functions.
      • Strong interpersonal skills, effective written and oral communications, strong listening skills, strong coaching/teaching skills
      • Experience with leadership of Continuous Improvement Process
      • Experience working with external suppliers
      • Expertise with Troubleshooting Tools and facilitating root cause analysis
      • Demonstrate understanding of packaging machine functionality
      • Demonstrate product and packaging material knowledge (specifications)
      • Ability to coach and problem solve with supervisors, line operators and maintenance personnel
      • Demonstrate expertise in manufacturing information and packaging cost accounting systems
      • Understanding of packaging material costs, design, and packaging design change process
      • Demonstrate understanding of quality metrics, analysis methods and proceduresInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Taunton , Packaging Systems Engineer (Food Manufacturing), Other , Taunton, Massachusetts

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