Location: Suzhou, JS, China
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2021
Proactively design, innovative packaging systems to optimize logistical value to production functions.
Designs, develop, and test a wide variety of containers used for the protection of product during transit and handling to the point of use.
Develop and determines packaging specifications according to the nature of the product, cost limitations, legal requirements, and the type of protection required, considering need for resistance to such external variables as moisture, corrosive chemicals, temperature variations, light, heat, rough handling, and tampering.
Design and/or coordinate packaging line trials and component testing for the qualification and/or validation of new or revised package materials and components.
Provide technical justifications to support changes to the primary packaging system.
Represent the Packaging Development function on cross functional business teams including Operations, Planning, Purchasing, Quality, Product Development, and Regulatory Affairs to design, select, develop new packaging components and/or systems.
Responsible for development and continuous improvement to packaging that is being utilized currently in the pipeline.
Research, evaluate and establish new container/closure systems and delivery devices for products in development.
Develop review and approve validation protocols and reports for container/closure performance qualification activities. Create a center of expertise within Development, which can advise in matters of primary packaging systems and delivery devices for production.
SummaryThis person will be supporting Packaging development inside China. They will lead and drive packaging projects that will bring down our total landed cost for parts and machines that we ship. They will achieve this by: 1) Improving containerization – increase the number of parts per container 2) Improve part presentation at the POU – more ergonomic friendly packaging a. Eliminating pinch point b. Eliminating the use of saws and other dangerous tools c. Keeping the employees’ range of motion within the recommended comfort zone to avoid muscle strains 3) Reducing /eliminating disposal cost by developing returnable packaging or using 100% recyclable packaging materials one time use packaging 4) Piece part reduction – by remove packaging cost from the parts when switching to returnable 5) Support our environment stainability efforts 6) Improve part quality – parts will have better project and will see a reduction in damage and rework