Caterpillar Employment – Packaging Engineer

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Job Description:

We are looking for a Packaging Engineer to work within the Quality and Packaging team at our UK Logistics Center. The role is a hybrid between packaging and project management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sustainable packaging solution development
  • Perform cost analysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes where appropriate.
  • Develop kitting packaging
  • Coordinate with operations for storage and ergonomic considerations
  • Communicate with existing facilities on packaging issues related to receiving, warehousing, and/or line side delivery.
  • Design packaging solutions for operational, transportation and point of use efficiency
  • Resolve safety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging
  • Perform activities to ensure parts are protected, shipped, and delivered to the customer in a usable fashion. Key duties can include:
  • Lead low risk Green Belt projects.
  • Establish packaging and processing specifications at the part number level for new product introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement.
  • Audit conformance to packaging specification
  • Work with wider teams on cross functional project
  • Resolve issues reported by customers and process partners

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to perform data query analysis
  • Interpersonal, teamwork, organization, and communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (i.e. Packaging, Chemistry, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering) plus supply chain or operations experience or equivalent relevant experience in supply chain or operations experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of material handling equipment
  • Develop and deploy creative / original solutions to complex problems
  • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

Job Details:

Company: Caterpillar

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Desford, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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