Packaging Engineer

Futura Design
£17.00 - £21.00/hour
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Packaging Engineer, for a 31 week contract, to be based in Solihull.

Position Description

To be working in the advanced global packaging engineering team, this is an integral part of the UK/EU Freight and packaging team. The team delivers all the packaging strategy and containerisation for all new models across all sites up to VP build.

Key Responsibilities

* Support the planning development and implementation of all pallet developments for all new models across all sites, liaising with pallet manufacturers to ensure robust deliveries
* Co-ordinate the concept buy off for new containers and liaise with the related MP&L, manufacturing, purchasing, H & S and quality areas as appropriate.
* Support the input of data into company packaging databases, producing metrics as required and maintain own suppliers information
* Maintain the packaging manufacturing standards document
* Support management activities through development and monitoring of timing plans
* Support the packaging capital budget for new model
* Help to develop standards documents/procedures within the department
* Drive the packaging strategy forward through bench marking and research
* Assist in the development of packaging suppliers to bring them in line with the company standards

The successful candidate should have the following skills:

* Be able to work independently, manage priorities, identify issues and solutions using own initiative, coupled with a desire to make a difference and tenacity to achieve results
* Communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally
* Hold a full UK driving license

Ideally the candidate should have the following experience:

* Have experience of transit shipping methodology.
* Understand the supply chain for packaging and demonstrate knowledge of departments customers (both internally and externally).

Must be an EU citizen to apply

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