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Packaging Engineer

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Location: Morton, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 30, 2020

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Job Description


At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Product Support and Logistics Division as a Packaging Engineer focused on leading projects to drive complex artwork and design changes across a global supply base.

Product Support and Logistics Division

We’re committed to our customers, who build a better world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – innovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth.

And we are one team – creating and delivering world-class components and solutions superior to the competition.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the Modern Hex trade dress conversion for parts packaging materials in
    Aftermarket Parts Distribution
  • Lead packaging projects within the filter supply base to design and improve new and existing solutions
  • Manage with outside design agency on packaging material drawing and artwork creation to corporate style guide standards
  • Partner with packaging suppliers globally with material production and implementation
  • Follow current guidelines and protocols while developing processes to streamline rollout
  • Communicating regularly with management on the implementation and status
  • Troubleshooting while collaborating with appropriate process partners to correct and validate
    any issues
  • Interfacing with various departments, such as central and regional Global Packaging teams, Parts Distribution Operations, Global Brand and Purchasing



Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Packaging Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and 5+ years of progressive experience in Packaging and/or Project Management 
  • 8+ years of progressive experience as a Packaging Engineer, Project Manager, and/or Supply Chain Engineer. Qualifying experience must be within the light or heavy manufacturing industry.
 Top Candidates Will Also Have:
  • Experience in leading the execution of packaging changes or improvements
  • Knowledge of worldwide distribution regulations, operations, and procedures
  • Experience developing project plans and creating business cases
  • Strong customer focus
  • Interpersonal skills to successfully influence others and achieve objectives
  • Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Creative Suite experience

Additional Information:

  • This position does not offer relocation.
  • This position requires 10% or less travel.
  • This posting will close on September 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Sep 30, 2020


United States