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Orbit is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of irrigation and watering products in the world. We distribute more than 2,000 products to retail accounts, landscapers, gardeners, and homeowners in 40 countries across five continents. One of Orbit's Core Values is to have the right Associate in each position, we intend to recruit and retain the best. We currently have an opening for a Packaging Engineer. The Packaging Engineer will coordinate and support all facets of packaging for the business including supplier interface and customer placement. Support marketing and manufacturing by defining and implementing projects to improve packaging efficiency, costs, and performance. DUTIES: Coordinate the development of packaging for consumer durable goods in the retail and professional markets. Develop, propose, mock-up, test, qualify and implement packaging for retail applications. Act as interface with marketing, sales, purchasing, production and new product engineering for existing and new product packaging. Create and implement packaging specifications and standards. Work to optimize system costs for packaging & shipping. Create packaging solutions for existing and new products that eliminate product damage in bulk shipments. Drive and manage package design and testing programs at supplier and contract facilities. Work with distribution to minimize costs. Work with marketing, sales, and accounts to create POP and shelf displays. Drive projects to improve packaging efficiencies during product development and manufacturing. Maintain specifications and records of packaging and labeling history.
Relocation costs may be covered.
Bachelor's Degree in Packaging Engineering or related field with experience related to duties & responsibilities. Minimum 1 year experience in paperboard and corrugate packaging applications. Proficient in CAD and Microsoft Office particularly Excel & Word. Knowledge of supply chain operations both domestic & international. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Structural Packaging and Design. Team oriented with experience both participating in and leading teams. Must be proactive, hands on with exceptional attention to detail.
You may apply online at: http://orbitjobs.iapplicants.com/ If you are selected for a preliminary interview someone from our recruiting office will contact you to schedule a time. Fax: (801) 203-1166.