Ryder System Packaging Engineer II in NOVI, Michigan
The Packaging Engineer II will perform a variety of tasks. Aerospace packaging Engineering experience preferred.
The packaging engineer will support the development of packaging kits for an aerospace facility in Phoenix.
Main work responsibilities include:
1) Obtaining the bill of material for the kit
2) Measuring kit components
3) Quality Reviews to determine special part requirements
4) Designing of the Kit
5) Creating and maintaining work instructions
6) Progress meetings
7) Trial Support
NOTE: This position is based out of Novi, MI (Detroit Metro area). Initially, this role will be required to be in Phoenix for the first 8-12 weeks and approximately 80-90% travel will be required thereafter.
Bachelor's degree in packaging engineering or equivalent degree
Minimum of one (1) year experience
Able to read and understand the regulations of the customer, AIAG and OSHA standards
Mathematics, oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and the ability to "sell the vision"
Lean Six Sigma or project management experience is desirable
Knowledge of: CAD, MS Access, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio and Tablu
Identify the material that should be used, cost effectiveness, and protection of the packaging, keeping in mind how the packaging can effect costs/safety
Identify the leanest way to use packaging for storing, shipping, handling
Standardize packaging throughout the entire network by using the same type of packaging, regardless of the product inside, to allow maximization of space for shipping and storing
Communicate with customer, vendor, product supplier, packaging provider and internal (route engineers, LOP, Plant contacts(project stakeholders), multi-tracking and status tracking
Identify and analyze costs (costs justification – business case) and present the idea to the customer (selling the vision) for their buy-in
Follow-up and validate that the projectis going as expected, and confirm that cost savingsareoccurring as designed
Work directly with customer to add, remove, orclarify that specific guidelinesare withinindustry standard
Perform a cost analysis and present the findings to the customer, get approval, and communicate with stake holders, perform trials and validations
Validation of change
Supervise and mentor direct reports
- Performs other duties as assigned
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Requisition ID 2017-40668
Job Locations US-MI-NOVI
Posted Date 5/11/2017
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements Greater than 60%
Position Code 8457