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Ryder System Packaging Coordinator in Flint, Michigan

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SUMMARY

The Packaging Engineer I identifies key supplies in an effort to utilize returnable containers for maximize safety, storage, protection and shipping. Creates cost reductions as a result of choosing packaging that is flexible and will accommodate multiple products; and creates packaging guidelines in conjuction with industry standards, best practices and customer requirements. The Packaging Engineer I consults with purchasing and manufacturing departments and determine costs and feasibility of proposed packaging. The information is used to create cost justification presentations to review with customer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develop cost reductions as a result of packaging that is flexible to accommodate multiple products.

Create cost justification presentations to review with customer.

Develop packaging guidelines in conjunction with industry standards, best practices and customer requirements

Develop sketches specifications, samples and written analyses of proposed packaging in order to present design for approval

Analyze engineering drawings and product specifications to determine part characteristics to ensure proper development of protective packaging taking safety and special handling into consideration

Maintain returnable container master by supplier

Train and educate customers (internal and external) on program

Ensure packaging can be utilized throughout all processes of the operation

Identify key suppliers to utilize returnable containers to maximize safety, storage, protection and shipping

Right size required product and research alternative container methods; Maximize material handling efficiency

Consult with purchasing and manufacturing departments to determine costs and feasibility of proposed packaging

Assist with implementing reusable containers

Provide guidance to purchasing on the supplier cost of the container versus corrugated, wood, etc

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree Packaging Engineering.

EXPERIENCE

experience Packaging Engineering experience experience working in a team environment

SKILLS

Able to read and understand the regulations of the customer, AIAG and OSHA standards Mathematics, oral and written communication skills; presentation skills; the ability to sell the vision Ability to create and maintain professional relationships with all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors) Ability to work independently and as a member of a team Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast paced environment Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized with excellent time management skills Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

KNOWLEDGE

CAD, Access, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Tableau; advanced level.

LICENSES

TRAVEL

1-10%

Job Category

Engineering

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