Senior Packaging Engineer in Winston Salem at Liberty Hardware

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:


Define, establish and maintain Liberty Hardware standards of worldwide packaging, inclusive of testing and quality assurance, that meet or exceed customer requirements. Lead the efforts of driving new, creative and innovative packaging development for Liberty’s current product lines, as well as new product categories.

  • Design and Specifying Packaging Components for Retail Decorative Products
    • Package Types include: bags, cards, die-cut boxes
  • Manage Project Launch (RFQ, Item Set-Up, Customer Set-Ups, Testing, PISIR, Cubi-Scan)
  • Create innovative packages and sustain cost savings initiatives
  • Provide Operational Support by Calculating Accurate Packaging Data (box volume, weight, dimensions)
  • Review Packaging Handling Testing Reports
  • Develop Pallet Patterns (TOPS or CAPE)
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOMs)
  • Create Engineering Change Notices (ECN’s)
  • Run Weekly Reports
  • Coordination of Packaging Prototypes for Customer Line Reviews
  • Develop Corrugated Displays
  • Assist in Merchandising
  • Create and Work with Outside Vendors in Development of Die-Lines
  • Design and develop packaging for categories and customers of Liberty Hardware.
  • Drive the packaging development. Provide all engineering documentation and support.
  • Analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Packaging development in product categories to ensure they meet or exceed commercial standards and/or customer expectations.
  • Re-engineering of existing packaging based upon company direction.
  • Analyze research data and proposed packaging specifications to determine feasibility of proposal.
  • Coordinates manufacturing of packaging and building of initial prototypes.
  • Support all areas of Liberty Hardware from Marketing to Sourcing to help maintain global operations.
  • Provide support and communication with global packaging engineers and global quality team to assurance to ensure packaging is fabricated and assembled based on requirements.
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks.
  • Trouble Shoot Quality Issues
  • Identify areas of improvement and implement new strategies, processes, or ideas.
  • Demonstrate a Continuous Improvement mindset – through participation in events and activities that lead to financial gain, time savings, and/or waste reduction for the business.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Package Engineering from four-year university; Master’s preferred. Five years of related experience and/or training
  • Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) a plus
  • Working knowledge of packaging and die line creation software
  • Working knowledge of ArtiosCAD and other 3-D CAD programs a plus.
  • Proficiency with ESKO/Kongsberg machinery a plus
  • Enterprise software and Microsoft Office experience required
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification is a plus
  • Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally 10% of the time (up to 2 weeks at a time); must have be able to obtain a valid passport