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Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:47 AM

Based inToledo, Ohio,Libbey one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world.Libbey operates manufacturing plants in the U.S.,Mexico,China,Portugalandthe Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business:to:business customers in over 100 countries. Additional information is available at libbey.
The Packaging Engineer is responsible for creating carton specifications for various configurations of glassware and other related tabletop components. The Packaging Engineer will analyze and select materials for packaging based on durability and cost effectiveness. This includes retail packaging, master shipping cartons, bulk cartons, mailer style cartons and displays. The Packaging Engineer is responsible for continually reviewing and improving existing packaging designs, and will work with internal resources, as well as packaging suppliers, to achieve the optimal packaging solution.
:Oversee and manage the complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging specifications, prototype development and performance testing (when applicable)
:Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost:effective solutions
:Work closely with global suppliers, engineering, product management, operations and sourcing on multiple projects simultaneously
:Participate in product introduction teams, to deliver new products to market
:Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation and storage
:Work with the manufacturing department to ensure packaging designs are optimized for manufacturability and cost effectiveness
:Create carton dielines in ArtiosCad, and provide to customer(s) and/or design department for graphic development
:Work with die supplier in producing/approving print plate
:Create master carton and/or bulk carton print layout
:Create and upload pallet patterns, create carton specifications, create packaging instructions and create 3D for design department
:Initiate and assist in continuous improvement including cost reduction initiatives, process improvements, 5S and Lean
:Cut and load carton samples and conduct drop testing as needed
Requirements and Qualifications:
:1:3 years of experience in a packaging role/environment
:Bachelor's Degree in Package Engineering, or a related field
:Familiarity with pallet pattern software/TOPS/CAD/Package Design
:Ability to manage, prioritize and organize multiple projects simultaneously
:Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work both in teams and independently
:Strong decision making ability
:Proficient Microsoft Office skills specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
:Basic understanding of packaging printing processes and materials, preferable corrugated
Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


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