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Packaging Engineer II 191736

Greer, SC 29651

Posted: 01/23/2024 Industry: Automotive Manufacturing Job Number: 191736 Pay Rate: $31.42-$43.00 per hour DOE

Job Description

NO Corp to Corp or 3rd party recruiter submittals

Travel to suppliers is required.

Functional Title: Packaging Engineer II
PAY: $31.42-$43.00 per hour DOE
Shift: 1st shift
Contract: Long Term, ongoing. No end date.
Interview Type: Per the manager’s request
PTO, Holiday, and Sick Pay are offered


Job Requirements

Packaging Engineer II



The Packaging Engineer is responsible for implementing, improving, and maintaining the packaging standards for the operations, including inbound raw material and outbound customer packaging. This individual will be accountable for enhancing packaging performance with attention to supplier relations, material and supplier specifications, line-side delivery efficiencies, and various internal functional group requirements.   The Packaging Engineer is leading /coordinating all processes in this regard and is fully responsible for the financial management of the investment and budget planning/spending. This position is leading work packages and projects.  

  • Design proper packaging to protect and preserve products (container modifications).
  • Responsible leader for the development/implementation of new packaging concepts
    Development of new packaging concepts
  • Leader of the packaging review process to get the buy-off for the racks from part suppliers and the plant process partner
  • Works with internal associates for packaging changes (CCB – change control board).
  • Monitor part profile information
  • Work with direct and indirect suppliers to assure supplier conformance to packing item specifications.
  • Update service parts packaging standards as needed
  • Maintain quantity packs and audit for conformance
  • Assist in negotiating indirect supply agreements specific to packaging
  • Provide packaging cost quotes as needed using approved packaging suppliers
  • Fully responsible for investment planning and fund management (several Mio USD/year)
  • Fully responsible for the maintenance/modification of budget planning and fund management  (>100K$/year)
  • Member of the VPS team
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the operations supervisor.



3- 5 years minimum demonstrated work experience in packaging design/specification (inbound and outbound), line-side presentation, engineering change control, and inventory management.
3-5 years of experience in material flow planning, and experience in material train planning. Experience with material flow and engineering drawings.

Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or the equivalent of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. 



Advanced-Experience in packaging planning – if possible, in a manufacturing environment.
Advanced-Proficient in MS Office programs
Advanced-Knowledge of material handling equipment
Advanced- verbal and written communication skills 
Advanced-Writes clearly and concisely and assures communications are comprehensive and timely.
Advanced-Packaging design – disposable and returnable
Advanced-Leveraging standard packaging designs
Intermediate-Understanding of how to minimize dunnage and repack
Intermediate-Design and guidance of line side rack
Intermediate-Design of returnable racking (metal and non-metal)
Intermediate-interfacing with Engineers
Intermediate-suppliers and customers
Intermediate-logistics companies




Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sherry Jordan

Results driven Account Manager matching talented people to life long careers. This starts with conversations to uncover values, personal and professional goals, and develops into trust. I specialize in Account Management, Senior Recruiting for the German Automotive Industry, Engineering, IT, and specialized positions.

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