Le Mars, IA
Wells Enterprises currently has a position open for a Packaging Engineer in the corporate center located in Le Mars, IA. Primary responsibilities of a
Packaging Engineer include: provide support to the internal customer base of Wells Enterprises in: New Product Development (NPD), Plant troubleshooting on
packaging materials, Specification Management, and Qualification of materials and vendors.
Other responsibilities of this position entail:
Conducts oneself in a professional manner, respectful of the company culture and the employees of Wells. Is personable, is someone co-workers enjoy
working with and demonstrates solid communication skills.
Makes good, fact based decisions through a mixture of analysis and judgment. Delivers reliably on the tasks given on agreed timelines. Learns quickly
when facing new challenges and is open to change. Has demonstrated the problem solving skills essential to continuous improvement and root cause
Capable of providing technical knowledge on the range of packaging mediums utilized at Wells. Understands and has the capability to perform physical
and functional attribute testing on packaging material; and utilizes the software available for packaging development and analysis.
Has established relationships with key vendors and utilizes the contacts and material expertise of industry professionals as necessary in the daily
Understands the steps in NPD and the role and responsibility of the Packaging Engineer in the process. Is capable of providing the necessary packaging
expertise to deliver to Marketing the design and specification required.
Is capable of developing and updating (as required) specifications for packaging into the business operating software (Oracle). Follows the Packaging
development process as outlined.
Recommends packaging improvements that may lead to operational efficiency improvements, lower waste and reduce total costs.
Bachelor¿s degree in engineering is preferred. Packaging engineering degree is a plus with 0-5 years of on the job training is desired. Or the
commiserative of 10+ years of on the job experience.