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Caterpillar, Inc. Packaging Engineer in Shanghai, China

Packaging Engineer

Description

JOB DUTIES: This role is accountable to deliver on cost targets set by customer or processpartner.Monitor packaging spend basedon client budget provided.Establishpackaging and processing specifications at the part number level for newproduct introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement. Communicatewith existing facilities on packaging issues related to receiving, warehousing,and/or line side delivery.Perform costanalysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes whereappropriate.Lead medium to high riskGreen Belt projects with global, network, or product group impact bycollaborating with the Product Supply Network Design Supervisor.Perform activities to ensure parts areprotected, shipped, and delivered to the customer in a usable fashion.

Establishpackaging and processing specifications at the part number level for newproduct introductions, cost savings, or other supply chain improvement.

Communicatewith existing facilities on packaging issues related to receiving, warehousing,and/or line side delivery.

Performcost analysis on current packaging processes and recommend changes whereappropriate.

Leadlow risk Green Belt projects

Performactivities to ensure parts are protected, shipped, and delivered to thecustomer in a usable fashion.

Keyduties can include:

Developpackaging solutions to protectraw materials andfinished components

Designfor transport efficiency

Performcontainerization analysis, testing, and cost estimates

Validatenew packaging and containers during pilot phase

Coordinatewith operations for storage and ergonomic considerations

Developkitting packaging

Validatereturnable quantities through simulations

Resolvesafety and / or quality issues caused by current packaging

Resolveissues reported by customers and process partners

Develop,communicate and maintain supplier packaging requirements

Auditconformance to packaging specification

JointProcess Improvement with packaging vendors and procurement

Createpackaging concepts and designs using 3D modeling software (i.e. Pro-E)

Customers includelogistics, operations, facility engineering, quality, Product SupplyOrganizations, and other supply chain functional areas. External contactsinclude global packaging vendors, product suppliers and dealers.

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Some travel required (up to 25% working time)

Qualifications

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelorof Science Degree major in Packaging or Mechanical Engineering plus 1 to 2years experience or a minimum of 3 years of supply chain or operationsexperience

Stronganalytical and problem-solving skills

Abilityto perform data query analysis (i.e. SAS, business objects)

Interpersonal,teamwork, organization and communication skills

Knowledgeand understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles

Developand deploy creative / original solutions to complex problems

Knowledgeof material handling equipment

Thoroughunderstanding of company policies and procedures

Abilityto work independently with minimal direction

Knowledgeof material handling equipment

Capableof working and communicating with a variety of company and supplier personnel

Job Logistics

Primary Location China-Shanghai-Shanghai

Unposting Date: Apr 13, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Req ID: 19000291

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