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Job title: Packaging Engineer: 1X Temporary position
Employment type: Contract
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 12 October 2020
Job reference no: 2016387568

Job Description

Urgently looking for a Packaging Engineer available to start immediately.

Position Summary:
The Packaging Engineer will perform standard packaging engineering assignments usually representing a significant portion of a larger project. He/she will select engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations.


  • Lead for all activities related to the planning, budgeting, design, procurement, and management of returnable and; or expendable packaging for Purchased Parts,
  • Work-In-Progress (WIP) Parts and Finished Goods (FG).
  • Lead design review & packaging trial meetings
  • Support new product launch teams and meetings
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of packaging & follow through with Submissions, Approvals &
    implementation of agreed specifications between Suppliers, Plant & Customers
  • Lead and report on budget planning activities
  • Travel as required to the company's customer, or supplier locations to support launch activities.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Post Matric qualification in Logistics or Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role (Preferable)
  • 3 years’ experience in Automotive Packaging, preferably including the packaging of interior systems
  • Working Knowledge of Logistics policies and procedures

Desired Skills:
• Planning and organizing skills
• Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, especially Excel)
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Decision making/problem solving skills
• Ability to cope with stressful situations
• Must have ability to manage multiple planning/implementation activities simultaneously