Achieve cost reductions by recommending packaging design changes and/or process improvements
Monitors usage to ensure design is optimum from a cost standpoint, recommends material design for all packaging material, along with optimal outer and inner case quantities
Recommend new packaging equipment, software and processes to replace or improve our equipment and methods to provide optimum cost, quality and presentation (image) of Engine Management packaging,
Strive to standardize updates the latest types of packaging equipment, software across all SMP facilities,
Monitor compliance to the packaging and imprint specification developed by Marketing
Initiate change requests for packaging and label imprints and recommend alternative processes for improving imprint information.
Oversee the activities of the Packaging Specialist including, change requests and ensure the product quality.
Administer the program for case bar codes, set rules to assign the appropriate UCC code, ensure implementation by each packaging facility.
Communicate and coordinate with all internal and external personnel in all facilities, as well as with packaging vendors and sales personnel.
Lead projects for quality improvement initiatives and provide status reports with deadline.
REQUIREMENTS / EXPERIENCE
- Minimum 5 years of work experience in packaging engineering with chipboard and corrugated materials as well as exposure to various packaging machinery.e
- Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University desired.
- Project Management skills in a lead role.
- Excellent communication interpersonal
- Proficient in MS Office: Excel Access, Outlook required
- Experience working with JDE Edwards and TOPS software is a plus
In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, sexual orientation, or citizenship status.
Standard Motor Products Inc - 18 months ago
Founded in 1919, Standard Motor Products is one of the top manufacturers and distributors of engine management and air conditioning...