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Packaging Engineer

Company: GForce Life Sciences
Location: Stratford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title : Packaging/Engineer
Location : Sylmar, CA (Onsite)
Duration : 12+ Month (Extendable Contract)
Primary Function:
This position is responsible for packaging development, testing and qualification of new packaging materials & products of global brands for our client
Programs will range from development, scaleup & commercialization of Packaging for nutritional products. Effective ability to collaborate across divisional and regional boundaries is critical to be successful.

Primary Responsibilities:
Complete performance & other testing in support of packaging commodities using a wide array of test instrumentation
Follow procedures & protocols for lab engagements for calibration, testing, analyzing and report generation for data application.
Collaborate internally with cross functional groups and externally with suppliers for development of new packaging from concept through commercialization.
Conduct packaging qualifications trials, review and document results & work with quality systems/management to specify and set attributes & procedures for packaging commodities.
Support the packaging group in the development of the project scope, design and cost estimates for global expansion programs

Education & Background:
Technical / Associates Degree in Packaging, Materials, Mechanical Engineering or related field plus 1-4 years of industry-related work or equivalent plant experience, with some knowledge of laboratory testing. OR Bachelor's Degree with at least 1-2 years of related industry or laboratory experience.
Ability to effectively interface with broad global cross-functional teams & has demonstrated ability to make decisions independently

Ability to follow verbal instructions, recognize signs, follow written directions, prepare technical reports, read and record gauge and display readings from laboratory instruments.
Ability to follow safe laboratory practices. Physical requirements for lifting and pushing 10-45 lbs. in addition to normal laboratory work may be required. General mathematics knowledge.
Expanded statistical comprehension is desirable.
Effective oral and written communication with other packaging technicians, packaging engineers, management, and other cross functional groups with varying levels of education and experience. Flexibility, adaptability, and personal accountability due to the type and timing of the work involved. The position may require travel to other Nutrition sites to support engineering studies. Travel - 5% Attention to detail in following proper lab methodologies and ensuring the proper functionality of lab equipment

Keywords: GForce Life Sciences, Visalia , Packaging Engineer, Engineering , Stratford, California

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