Senior Packaging Engineer - Manufacturing/Industrial

Contractual | 18 months |
Hartwell, GA, Georgia, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 407-8576

Title: Senior Packaging Engineer
Location: Hartwell, GA
Duration: 18 months


  • The Hartwell team is looking for a Senior Packaging Engineer with a wealth of secondary packaging experience to ensure the appropriate selection of equipment technologies to fulfill the requirements of Packing Line 3 product in-house.


  • As a Senior Packaging Engineer, you will plan, conduct, and coordinate packaging process engineering functions covering all aspects of packaging equipment from primary packaging through secondary packaging and process unit operations as applied in the production of wet and dry pet foods, pet treats and cat litter. You are an expert in all aspects of food processing technology in terms of production systems, quality/sanitation, equipment design and application.
  • Provide packaging engineering process design and review for capital projects including detailed phases of the engineering work, related documentation and field support.
  • Coordinate work by outside consultants and suppliers and apply broad knowledge of standards, principles and practices in packaging specialties.
  • Support divisional continuous improvement efforts and technical assistance to operating facilities, including investigation and analysis of problem areas and opportunities for packaging and process enhancements.
  • Apply expert understanding of line balancing, equipment specification, vendor coordination, factory acceptance testing and site acceptance testing.
  • Assist in the development and modification of department technical guidelines, standards and specifications.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field.

Strong plus:

  • OHSA, Project Management (e.g. PMP/PMI), LEAN Manufacturing or Continuous Improvement (e.g. Six Sigma, Green/Black Belt)


  • 5+ years of packaging equipment engineering experience in a manufacturing, industrial, military or related environment. 
  • Strong experience in secondary packaging to ensure the appropriate selection of equipment technologies to fulfill the requirements of Packing Line 3 product in-house. 
  • Must have hands-on experience and can demonstrate to work in the field.

Strong plus: 

  • Proficient in Project Portfolio Management tools (PPM e.g. Primavera P6, MS Project), Layout software (e.g. AutoCAD, PackML), Process Flow (e.g. Visio).
  • 0-30% Travel to equipment suppliers and construction sites for field data gathering, scope development, project reviews, and system FAT.
  • Steel toe shoes are required, and to be provided by the worker at own expense (job requirement).

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