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Packaging Development Engineer

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
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GEORGIA-PACIFIC
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058828 Requisition #
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We are looking for a Packaging Development Engineer to work in our downtown Atlanta, GA offices. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Packaging Development, this individual will work on cross-functional teams, driving packaging development to deliver optimized solutions for new product launches and existing product optimization and mill equipment reconfigurations.  Primary responsibilities will include supporting marketing, manufacturing, logistics, and planning to identify and implement supply chain initiatives to reduce costs, simplify operations or increase speed to market. This position will support the GP PRO towel, tissue, napkin, communications papers, and home cleaning categories.   Brands include enMotion®, Marathon®, COMPACT®, Stainmaster®, and Dixie Ultra®. 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Recommend optimal product configurations and alternatives considering equipment capabilities; product costs, supply chain economics, and customer requirements  
  • Use current engineering software to design component-level packaging templates/drawings  
  • Manage packaging specifications for primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging
  • Manage eCommerce initiatives which include trial plan development, ship testing, and validation as needed to achieve business objectives for eCommerce
  • Proactively identify opportunities that create value through the supply chain to reduce waste along with improvements within speed to market
  • Maintain open communication and build strong relationships with cross functional partnerships including internal and external supplier partners
  • Develop project plans and take ownership to troubleshoot and drive resolution for customer load integrity issues
  • Provide subject matter expertise in support of commercialization
  • Effectively inform internal graphic designers of key packaging features to optimize graphics   
  • Maintain accurate packaging specifications in corporate databases

What You Will Need:


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Packaging, Industrial or other Engineering field
  • A minimum of one (1) years of engineering experience, including any internships
  • Experience using ArtiosCAD
  • Ability to travel 5% of the time (to include overnight travel within North America)

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience managing projects to commercialize new products
  • Experience working as an independent contributor with the ability to prioritize and act based on economic thinking
  • Ecommerce specific engineering analysis and problem-solving skills 
  • Knowledge of graphics development and printer capabilities

 


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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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