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Senior Packaging Engineer

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description COMPANY PROFILE At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions. Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks and truck bodies and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. SUMMARY Facilitate all packaging related activities to ensure efficient delivery of materials and to improve the product flow along the supply chain. Convert wood and corrugated packaging to plastic and returnable containers to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Lead the Packaging Engineer team for the Defense Segment, to include direct reports. - Identify key suppliers to utilize returnable containers to maximize safety, storage, protection and shipping. - Right size required product and research alternative container methods. - Maximize material handling efficiency. - Negotiate with the supplier cost of container verse corrugated, wood etc to reduce part price. - Maintain returnable container master by supplier. - Train and educate customers (internal and external) on the program. - Assist the plant Plan for Every Part Specialist in implementing reusable containers. - Understand and maintain compliance to government regulations and laws. - Analyze engineering drawings and product specifications to determine part characteristics to ensure proper development of protective packaging taking safety and special handling into consideration. - Develop sketches, specifications, samples, and written analyses of proposed packaging in order to present design for approval. - Consult with purchasing and manufacturing departments to determine costs and feasibility of proposed packaging. - Ensure packaging can be utilized throughout all processes of the operation. - Provide guidance to purchasing on the supplier cost of the container verse corrugated, wood, etc. - Develop cost reductions as a result of packaging that is flexible to accommodate multiple products. - Responsible for creating cost justification presentations to executive management. - Develop packaging guidelines in conjunction with industry standards, best practices, and Oshkosh Corporation requirements. - Drive change in supplier shipping and packaging habits. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering or related field - Minimum of 1 year Packaging Engineering experience - Working knowledge of Windows XP, Microsoft Excel and Word PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - 1-3 years' experience in a team environment - Previous experience in a heavy manufacturing environment with a high operational tempo - Prior Lean; Six Sigma or Project management experience is desirable - Excellent organizational and communication skills Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be 'U.S. Persons,' as defined in these regulations. Generally, a 'U.S. Person' is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum. Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application. Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment. Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be 'U.S. Persons,' as defined in these regulations. Generally, a 'U.S. Person' is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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