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Packaging Engineer

El Segundo, CA 90245

Posted: 07/08/2024 Job Number: 72615

Job Description

Description:

Who We Are Looking For:
Our client is seeking a creative Sr. Packaging Engineer to join its team of innovative packaging professionals. This position has the possibility to work on both IP brands like Hot Wheels, Barbie, Matchbox as well as a variety of licensed brands like Disney Cars, Toy Story, WWE, Jurassic World and many others. This position is located at our client's Handler Team Center at its Worldwide Headquarters in El Segundo, CA.

We are seeking a creative packaging individual who is involved in the package design process (not just production process) and proficient in Artios CAD and 3D modeling (i.e. Solidworks). We need a confident individual able to drive the packaging process with exceptional project management and creative skills. We are seeking a team centric individual that will work and collaborate with internal Packaging Design Staff, Marketing, Product Design, Project Managers and our counterparts Overseas. We encourage innovative thinkers and go-getters! This is a highly creative team working on a variety of packages and brands for an extensive line of playful and engaging products.

What Your Impact Will Be:
As a Packaging Engineer, this individual will design and develop innovative structural packaging solutions to support worldwide product launches through a comprehensive knowledge of technology, materials and competitive analysis. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to:
- Create innovative structures to ensure competitive advantage
- Design 3D structures that compliment and protect complex products
- Originate a package concept for cost estimate and provide different packaging solutions and cost savings
- Work on many projects concurrently and adhere to packaging and business schedules
- Work cohesively and collaboratively in a team environment; to create standard engineering drawings and to have direct experience working with single layer and multi-layer paper materials plus multiple plastics and pulp materials.
- Ability to ideate and express ideas visually and verbally to the cross functional teams.
- Present ideas, problems and solutions to management and peers
- Answer questions on the fly in upper management meetings.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Act as liaison and creative engineering partner with our China team.
- Participate in various team/department/management meetings. This is a very collaborative role requiring strong communication and partnering skills.
- Support several toy fair requirements throughout the year.
What We're Looking For:
- Highly creative individual with ability to develop innovative package solutions.
- Knowledge of package manufacturing processes and capable of generating detailed packaging specs. Must have experience re-thinking package designs with new, innovative visions.
- Experience working in a team environment, under tight deadlines, building strong relationships.
- Proficiency in Artios CAD and 3-D modeling.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
- Originate a package concept for cost estimate and provide different packaging solutions and cost savings
- Current knowledge of competitive products at retail
- Create innovative structures to ensure competitive advantage.
- Design 3D structures that complement and protect complex products.
- Able to work on many projects concurrently.
- Adherence to packaging/business schedules.
- Present ideas, problems and solutions to management and peers. In general, the ability to clearly communicate to any number of people.
- Ability to create standard engineering drawings.
- Strong organizational skills and proven ability to take initiative.

EDUCATION REQUIRED
- Bachelor's degree. 3-8 years of Packaging or Industrial Design experience preferred.



EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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