- Project management
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Microsoft Project
- Communication skills
With a focus on Mobility, Operational Excellence, Value to our Customers and the Electrification of vehicles, you can expect to be part of something exciting. From the sleek design of our vehicles to the unique opportunities we offer around the globe, Nissan exemplifies ingenuity in everything we do. Our people are what drive the business forward.
We’re currently looking for a Packaging Engineer to join our team in Canton, Mississippi.
This position is responsible for the designing and establishing packaging specifications for all North American supplied Nissan service parts. Ensures NNA supplier compliance with packaging specifications and standards. Inspects inbound service parts shipments as needed to confirm packaging compliance. Develops and implements countermeasure action plans to address non-compliant receipts. Develops and coordinates with PDC’s implementation of standard-operation-procedures for outbound shipment packing of parts to dealers and export customers. Supports returnable packaging initiatives, packaging improvements, pallet and trailer load density initiatives and claim reduction activities.
This position will work with suppliers, manufacturing, material handling, and other internal teams on current model activities such as packaging changes, improvements, and day to day issues. This position will also be responsible for reviewing current packaging concerns while continuously looking for kaizen opportunities. The Packaging Engineer will plan, maintain, and track project development and report as required in order to ensure that all projects are completed on time to support production.
Job functions Include but are not limited to:
Coordinate packaging proposals and approvals with suppliers and multiple Nissan departments to implement new model packaging, current model packaging improvements, and resolve day to day issues Maintain project reports to ensure they support production using Microsoft Project and/or Excel.
Utilize NNA standardized packaging guidelines including all safety requirements.
Participate in launch readiness meetings, support and/or participate in VC-Lot Activities Study/develop/purchase/maintain returnable container fleets for domestic operations and analyze fleet size for logistics route changes due to supplier relocation.
Visit suppliers and other plants when necessary to support launch and improvement activities.
Oversee development of prototype packaging (design, testing and manufacturing).
Investigate packaging change request, part changes as related to packaging, logistic studies and supplier/purchasing request.
Update CICS (Nissan main-frame) system with part and packaging data.
Support returns team, FSTR groups, THANKS, and other on-site teams with packaging related projects.
Investigate quality issues as related to packaging as well as supplier packaging maintenance/repair/cleaning
Job Knowledge and Skill: General knowledge of packaging materials and SCM operations, ability to analyze, lead, and execute cross-functional projects, able to convey analytical findings in effective PowerPoint format to a wide range of departments
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Packaging Science, Engineering, or SCM – internships in automotive a plus or Equivalent degree and 2 years’ experience in project management related to SCM/Manufacturing. Degree plus experience will be evaluated to meet requirements.
Computer Skills: CAD/Solid Works, Excel, Word, Power Point, Project, Vizio
Travel: Occasional day, overnight, and international travel
Other skills: Excellent time and project management skills, good verbal and written communication. Ability to work cross-functionally with multiple plant teams, seamlessly translating from technical to less complex terms. Comfortable with oral presentations.
Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.
Nissan is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen for roles based in the United States and background screening for all positions.
All of us at Nissan – regardless of functional area or expertise – share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles. It is Nissan’s policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire; Nissan uses E-Verify to validate employment eligibility.
**Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.**
Canton Mississippi United States of America