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Supply Chain Engineer - Packaging

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: Nashua
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. 1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm At GXO Logistics, we believe that our success depends on our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Lead Packaging Engineer, you will ensure that all parts are assigned the correct packaging and develop protective packaging containers for parts that have not been processed previously. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Apply packaging expertise to research packaging problems (including damages occurred in transportation)
  • Develop, lead and monitor projects to drive strategic and tactical packaging improvement; understand implicated project efforts and impact to company direction and profitability
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify and eliminate gaps
  • Continuously research and explore new technologies, designs, materials and processes to help drive strategic quality and cost improvements
  • Develop, interpret and communicate technical reports in both written and verbal forms
  • Serve as the technical packaging expert; develop Standard Work Instructions (SWI) for packaging standards and processes
  • Train key personnel on proper packaging techniques
  • Specify packing methods to be used based on mode/method of transportation and product profile; specify containers/cartons and packing (void fill) medium requirements; identify outbound labeling/documentation requirements; provide annual cost estimates for packing materials; and create cartonization tables What you need to succeed at GXO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 4 years of technical experience in the packaging engineering field
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • To meet government and federal law program requirements which requires U.S. citizen status and security clearance It'd be great if you also have:
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Able to work well with multiple cross-functional teams
      • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
      • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt designation or equivalent coursework
      • Proficiency with C AD - CREO or Solidworks
      • Packaging performance testing experience - test protocols from ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) and ASTM D 4169 Performance Package testing
      • Experience with the following: MIL STD 129, MIL STD 2073 and MIL STD 1686
      • Shop floor supervisory experience in a supply chain support operations environment We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, Nashua , Supply Chain Engineer - Packaging, Professions , Nashua, New Hampshire

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