Senior Packaging Engineer - Indianapolis, Indiana United States - 37377


Job #: 37377
Title: Senior Packaging Engineer
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $125,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


This is really a combination of process and packaging related to high speed food packging. Any robotics would be a plus. Global company.


  • Work with production to ensure all goals are being met in regard to machine efficiencies related to packaging.
  • Will work with the New Product Development team to implement new products through design and process developments in a SQF (Foods) environment.  The Packaging Engineer’s role also includes working with our Operations teams to reduce process variability and improve production efficiencies.

  • Apply safety standards in the design of processes and manufacturing equipment.
  • Work independently or as part of a team; may also serve as Project Lead for large automation projects.
  • Lead all phases of an automation project, from early development through completion; may also be responsible for project management and training exercises, as needed.
  • Demonstrate solid rapport with clients, peers, and supervisors.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of overall equipment effectiveness.
  • Develop vendor sources and work with them to continuously improve their costs and services
  • Meet cost and timing objectives on all programs and projects.
  • Train manufacturing on the use and maintenance of new equipment and processes.
  • Assist in the debugging of new equipment and troubleshoot problems with existing equipment.
  • Complete necessary documentation for process acceptance.
  • Determines and proceed with the best design and implementation solutions compatible with safety, quality, and both process and equipment constraints
  • Work both independently and in team-based project environments. 
  • Design, implement, and support PLC, HMI, and software for control systems and equipment. 
  • Observe, document, analyze, and continuously improve manufacturing operations. 
  • Interact with operators to optimize process and improve workstation environment. 
  • Understand manufacturing processes and process instrumentation. 
  • Assist in Designing, implementing, and supporting of electrical hardware systems


Requirements: Must be a degreed engineer, with packaging engineering being the obvious best fit. Should have a minimum of 4-7 years of packaging engineering experience out of a foods / pharms company. Should have packaging machinery design, project management skills and familiarity with high speed food or pharms packaging.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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