As a Packaging Engineer at Packlane, you’ll be the go-to person for all things packaging. The right candidate is knowledgeable about materials, weights, costs, packaging technologies and printing methods, and is able to use that knowledge to design the best, most cost-effective packaging solutions for our customers. Everyone at Packlane understands packaging, but you are the true expert who is always up-to-date on the latest innovations, trends, and technologies that go into creating the perfect package.

As the person in charge of managing packaging projects, you’ll need to be highly organized and easily able to coordinate with various vendors and members of our often-remote team. You’ll also play a big role in our R&D efforts, helping chart the course of Packlane’s future product line. The right person will be highly motivated, able to work with little guidance, and excited about the opportunity to create real change within the company.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, organize, and manage all packaging projects
  • Exhibit innovation in discovery, advancing, and evaluating of new technologies in packaging material handling
  • Provide innovative, timely, and cost-effective improvements or scientific insight and understanding for new or existing packaging and material handling systems
  • Support the technical analysis and implementation of packaging materials, designs, and configurations - all while providing your recommendation for best practices
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement packaging innovations that align with our company objectives and customer needs
  • Work with executive leadership to support product roadmap and R&D efforts
  • Research new environmentally friendly material options that reduce carbon footprint while also being cost-effective

Who You Are:

  • Proud recipient of a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Packaging Engineering or another engineering field
  • Solid knowledge of engineering principles when applied to the design of product packaging (field data analysis methods, robust design, quality, reliability performance test protocols, material and machinery applications, and graphic communications)
  • An expert in using ArtiosCAD to create innovative packaging designs
  • ISTA or ASTM transportation test knowledge and experience
  • Experienced with digital printing technologies and workflows
  • Clear understanding of packaging materials, equipment, and systems
  • Experience leading and managing projects and project teams to complete tasks in an organized and timely fashion
  • Effective communication skills
  • Passion for branding and user experience