Ryder System Packaging Coordinator in Flint, Michigan
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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.
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
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree Packaging Engineering.
experience Packaging Engineering experience experience working in a team environment
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
CAD, Access, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Tableau; advanced level.
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.