|Job Ref No.:||1031|
|Job Title:||Packaging Engineer|
|Experience Required||3-5 years post qualification experience|
|Qualifications Required||Degree in Engineering Minimum|
Purpose & Scope
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an ambitious, capable and talented Packaging engineer.
Reporting directly to the Plant Engineering Manager, the post-holder will provide expert advice and guidance on all packing technology needs for the site, whilst providing support to the sites cross-functional teams/departments to continuously improve our manufacturing capability and performance.
The role will also require expert technical knowhow then deliver an exceptionally high-level standard of project delivery across multiple packing technologies onsite.
The suitable candidate will have a background and experience with process projects, particularly high speed, highly automated manufacturing lines which may include canning, bottling, tableting, dry blending, pouch, form-fill-seal.
The packaging engineer must have a passion to drive a digital transformation for future/advanced technologies including robotics P&P, cobots and AGV technology)
The individual must be capable of operating at a high-performance level within in a high paced, progressive FMCG environment, and in the safest and most efficient manner possible, whilst ensuring regulatory compliance.
• Detailed knowledge of high speed food packing line technologies, Automation equipment and manufacturing systems
Very strong knowledge for equipment compliance EU machinery directive. (having experience as packing equipment OEM would be a distinct advantage)
Understanding and knowledge of controls systems for PLC, MLC and HMI devices
Identify gaps in manufacturing processes, scope, initiate & lead continues improvement and transformation projects
Proven ability to manage projects end-to-end; project conception, justification, through to completion
Provide detailed project documentation including development and completion of Specification, Tenders, URS, DQ, SFAT, IQ, OQ, PAT, SAT protocols (knowledge of GAMP)
Ensure that all purchasing activities are carried out in accordance with company purchasing policies.
Design; quality, health & safety and environmental best practice into each project and ensure that all project work is completed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner
Ability to deliver on deadlines
Supervision/management of vendors and contractors associated with project works.
Support vertical ramp-up of projects and project handover to plant operations team, including providing training to colleagues.
Identify gaps in manufacturing processes & lead continues improvement projects
Support NPI trials and adhere to change management procedures.
Other work as requested by the Plant Engineering Manager.
Type Essential / Preferred Description
Level 8 Degree Essential
Degree in Engineering minimum (Automation, Controls, Mechatronics, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering)
Type Essential / Preferred Description
Engineering Preferred 3-5 years post qualification experience.
Preferably within a FMCG, regulated manufacturing environment
Project Engineering Essential Proven track record of on time, on budget, project scope delivery in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
Engineering Essential Knowledge of safety in projects, machinery compliance with the EU machinery directive.
(D = Developing, P = Proficient, E = Expert)
Functional / Technical Description Level
MS Office Expert level of skill in the use of Microsoft Office E
CAD Expert ability of equipment design/ line layouts in CAD E
MS Project Expert level of skill in the use of Microsoft Project E
Project Management Proven ability to organise and drive cross functional participation in the project lifecycle E
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to meet strict deadlines E
General Well-rounded individual with excellent communication, written, numerical and verbal skills E