Packaging Engineer in Santa Ana, CA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

The Packaging Engineer provides design and engineering support to the Marketing and Operations Departments for all product packaging.  The products to be packaged will include a variety of liquid and/or viscous products.   In addition, the position leads Continuous improvement projects related to: new product development, procurement category strategies, supplier development processes, and strategic OEE initiatives.  This is a highly visible position that requires excellent ability to work across the entire organization, from the factory floor to senior level meetings.  Working safely is part of our culture and a condition of employment.

We will trust you with:

  • Developing and supporting primary and secondary packaging for new products
  • Delivering technical guidance and packaging engineering support
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, plants, co-manufacturers and other sources of applicable technologies
  • Accountability for the creation and maintenance of packaging specifications
  • Organize and conduct trials and scale-ups of prototype packaging

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelors Degree in Packaging Engineering,Chemical Engineering or Chemistry
  • Ability to trouble-shoot business critical issues in real time
  • Ability to guide translation of design sketches to engineering drawings and CAD databases
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) - able to present information in clear, concise format to all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent project management skills, especially in cross-functional team settings.
  • Analytical and creative problem solver.
  • A true Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Packaging to serve as a credible source of information and recommendations.
  • Self-directed individual who can take the lead on issues, but is open to alternative methods and ideas to reach solutions
  • Knowledge of machine and process design
  • Preparation of equipment specifications and purchase documentation
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Packaging simulation experience is a plus
  • Demonstrable skills in package Innovation and Development
  • Experience in rigid containers - injection molded cans and pails
  • Experience in barrier properties of packaging materials
  • Experience in cartons, corrugated materials

Behr/Kilz is a dynamic company that actively embraces quality and innovation to bring our customers the very best paints, primers, stains and specialty products and services.  Our commitment to integrity and to doing the right thing has been the cornerstone of our success since 1947.

The Behr/Kliz team is highly collaborative and buzzing with positive energy. We are made up of the best folks in the industry and we do what it takes to serve our customers, never forgetting to serve the customer right next to us – our teammates.

We are not afraid of a challenge and are often the first to bring something new to the market – like color matching technology and the 1st paint and primer-in-one. We believe our team is the lifeblood of who we are and developing our team is the key to our success.


Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.