Packaging Engineer I in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 11/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 11/3/2020

Job Description

As a Packaging Engineer at Milwaukee Tool, you will be located at our Corporate & Global Design Headquarter in Brookfield, WI. You will be responsible for leading the development and design of packaging from concept to commercialization for new product launches.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work cross-functionally with domestic and global Engineering and Marketing teams to design packaging that fulfills product and merchandising needs
  • Utilize Solidworks and ArtiosCAD for concepts and development
  • Coordinate testing plans to validate new packaging
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring adherence to timelines. Provide technical assistance and consultation to all areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, and Quality, as it relates to packaging
  • Work to develop packaging alternatives that help support cost reduction initiatives
  • Regularly visit manufacturing, distribution, and suppliers to maintain open lines of communication and provide troubleshooting analysis, as required
  • Lead and assist in rapid resolution of related production packaging issues
  • Develop & maintain global awareness of competitor product offerings and emerging design technologies in the packaging industry
  • Domestic and international travel opportunities are available and sometimes required (10%)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Packaging Engineering required
  • 1+ years related experience in packaging development supporting new product development initiatives for consumer retail goods.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-energy and fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills required
  • Functional knowledge of Solidworks and ArtiosCAD preferred
  • Knowledge of packaging materials: corrugated, paperboard, plastics, flexible films, labels, adhesives, and sealing technologies.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods of packaging materials: thermoforming, injection molding, and printing processes
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with Engineering, Marketing, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Quality Engineering and Engineering departments to execute projects from concept to closure
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