Otter Products is currently recruiting for an Associate Packaging Engineer to join our Packaging team! As the Associate Packaging Engineer, you will have to opportunity to showcase your amazing packaging expertise/knowledge by assisting our senior packaging engineers and other departments in an effort to obtain, communicate and act upon the necessary information for the design and implementation of packaging. This role assists and supports the mechanical design of packaging, testing package systems, and production processes, and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of packaging trends. Intrigued? Keep reading…
The successful candidate will have knowledge of packaging structures, materials and trends, in addition to familiarity with packaging assembly/production and machinery processes. You must have the ability to multi-task on multiple priorities under tight deadlines, in a fast-paced busy team environment. Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills, along with a keen attention to detail, organizational skills, and efficient time management are also critical to your success. Does this sound like you? If so, Otter Products may be a great place to grow your career!
About Otter Products:
From our founder’s garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox, LifeProof and Liviri lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple – We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture – growing to give is at the heart of everything we do.
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Support and maintain relationships with various suppliers and develop knowledge of their manufacturing capabilities
Work closely with Engineering, Marketing, Purchasing, Regional Stakeholders, Account Managers and Product Development
Assist with the conception, specification, design, manufacture and testing of packaging and new packaging solutions
Assists with the full product packaging life cycle development, and creation of packaging solutions including conceptual design, process development, process deployment, process validation, continuous improvement, continuing production support and supplier development as well as the packaging, shipping and transportation testing required for packaging
Follows packaging procedures, design rules and guidelines considering product line, performance, cost, and reliability
Assists in the development of advanced packaging designs from concept to final release including CAD documentation
Assist in the documentation of component specifications and packaging assembly instructions for all primary, secondary and tertiary packaging and develop, conduct and analyze the testing of this packaging
Assist with structural concept presentations for stakeholders
Support the partnership with project stakeholders to develop packaging concepts for multiple product lines
Assist in working with Packaging Project Managers to review project schedules and status
Assist in working with cross-functional team members to drive packaging decisions
Support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment
Other duties as required
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Packaging Science required.
Minimum of one year of experience required. One year of packaging engineering with CAD experience preferred.
Experience with SolidWorks, ArtiosCAD or CAPE/TOPS preferred.
Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOC). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.