Acceptable experience and training:
Bachelor’ s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Packaging Engineering with work experience specifically with packaging.
Familiarity with shipping containers (boxes) and corrugated materials.
5-10 years of Engineering, Quality, and/or Operations management.
Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma training/certification a plus.
Responsible for the design and development of protective packaging and machinery.
Analyzes engineering drawings and/or product samples to determine physical characteristics of the item along with special handling and safety requirements.
Manage and create standard work for all packaging processes.
Monitor process and operators for adherence to standards as required.
Collaborate with Product Teams to develop and update packaging for new products.
Report and perform root cause analysis on top issues.
Work within HD Enterprise on specifications and standardization.
Drive operational excellence and best practices across the network reducing costs, improving quality, and increasing efficiency.
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationships.
Self- starter and able to work independently and with teams.
Acts as subject matter expert for packaging.
Ability to enforce process discipline.
Strong analytical skills.
Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in a changing environment.
Strong understanding of and commitment to manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement practices.
Experience in continuous improvement tools such as Kaizen, 5S, one-piece-flow, etc.
Demonstrated ability to understand issues, get to root cause and plan corrective actions.
Ability to act on any and all safety-related issues.