Engineering & Design
Lexington, KY USA
PACKAGING ENGINEER JOB PROFILE
The Packaging Engineer creates, tests, implements, and maintains packaging designs that are an integral part of the organization’s Hardware Product Development process.
The individual works as a member of the global packaging team within the Research and Development organization. They work with internal resources and packaging suppliers to achieve functional packaging goals.
We have a long history of responsible, sustainable practices and the awards and certifications to back up our efforts. The packaging engineer will have a large role to play in helping Lexmark become carbon neutral across all our operations by 2035.
PACKAGING ENGINEER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reports to the Design Center and Packaging Manager. Works in conjunction with the Product Engineering, Component Engineering, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Marketing and Sales departments.
Ability to communicate with management, coworkers and customers is crucial. Regular use of the MS Teams and e-mail for communication is essential.
PACKAGING ENGINEER QUALIFICATIONS
A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or packaging engineering is required. Must have 5+ years of experience in industrial or consumer packaging. Knowledge and understanding of packaging design validation standards (ISTA, ASTM, etc.), drafting and specification standards is required. Demonstrable proficiency in 3D CAD software is needed. Experience working in a Distribution Packaging lab environment is desirable.
Problem solving and decision-making skills are necessary. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have good communication skills, orally and in writing. Understanding of process improvement, quality improvement concepts is needed; Should have experience in rapid prototyping. Must be able to demonstrate project management skills experience. A working knowledge of sustainability standards and regulations such as EPEAT, Blue Angel, and Circular Economy is a bonus.
PACKAGING ENGINEER PHYSICAL DEMANDS
occasionally up to 50 lbs.
se of common test equipment is required;
Lexmark values the power of personal connection and equally sees the advantages of providing workplace flexibility. Flex@Lexmark enables individuals to customize their work schedule in partnership with their immediate manager, supporting a culture that enables a truly distributed workforce.