Packaging Engineer in Fife, WA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

Milgard Windows & Doors, headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, and nationally recognized as the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States, has just created a new position for a Packaging Engineer in our Corporate Headquarters. This opportunity is for the individual who wants challenge and to be part of a growing, expanding successful company.

The Packaging Engineer will design, test and implements packaging designs that are an integral part of Milgard’s Product development process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development and performance testing.
  • Investigate root cause of new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely and cost-effective solutions.
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of products to determine physical characteristics of an item, special handling, environmental and safety requirements and types of materials required for packaging.
  • Be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor efficiency, transportation, storage and disposal.
  • Work with manufacturing to ensure that the packaging designs are optimized for manufacturability.

A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Packing Engineering is preferred. Must have 5+ years of experience in creating and designing industrial or consumer packaging. Experience with 3D Cad software such as Solidworks is needed. 

Milgard is growing with a track record of strong financial performance, which creates opportunities for team members. The Director of Supply Chain role is a great opportunity to learn our business and show what you can do to build a great team and organization. We have a robust total reward offering including:

  • Performance Bonus Incentive – your efforts are rewarded!
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time Off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision – Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401k with a Company match – 100% of the first 4%
  • Tuition assistance – continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities – take on more responsibility and grow

To learn more about Milgard’s products, services, and culture visit our website at We have built or success on our foundational philosophy of Respect, Service, and Excellence. Milgard Windows & Doors is a great place to grow your career as we continue to build an even greater organization!


Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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