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Packaging Design Engineer

St. Louis, Missouri, 63011

Job ID:  61075

Packaging Design Engineer 

Location: St. Louis, Missouri 

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc. is part of the Bilfinger group, a leading engineering industrial construction and maintenance company.  Whether the need is for e.g. a plant upgrade or for customized maintenance support or construction solutions to meet challenging site demands, Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc. provides tailor-made solutions to meet quality, cost, and schedules requirements.  The company focusses on expanding, modifying, and maintaining existing plants.  Bilfinger is a five billion dollar company with thousands of highly professional employees in the USA and worldwide.

Job Location: Remote

Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications. We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.

Position Summary:

Bilfinger Industrial Services is seeking an experienced Packaging Engineer to join our team in support of a major international bottled beverage producer.  Bilfinger engineers serve the packaging industry in materials selection, package design and automation.  Ideal candidates must have excellent communication skills, be positive, self-motivated, and can work and manage projects independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with client on package development within a stage gate process.
  • Work closely with packaging supplier to ensure packaging requirements are met.
  • Assist with packaging line trials at company owned and contract manufacturing locations as needed.
  • Assist with compiling trial data in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with equipment vendors to ensure packaging meets machinability requirements.
  • Work closely with client to ensure that key product requirements are identified and delivered.
  • Assist in Start-up and Commissioning activities as it relates to relocated, new or existing packaging lines.
  • Identify and analyze package performance testing on materials and components.
  • Assist with distribution testing where appropriate.
  • Attend QC packaging qualifications and report on RQL statistics
  • Conduct quality inspections and perform root cause analysis.
  • Assist with field inspections to evaluate storage and transportation damage.
  • Develop packaging specifications for new and/or existing products.
  • Actively participate on multiple cross-functional project teams.
  • Remotely based position with project related travel up to 50% required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Packaging, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or other related area.
  • 5 - 10 years of packaging/manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time.
  • Ability to identify, problem solve and interpret complex packaging engineering problems.
  • Capable of making sound technical decisions on a wide range of issues regarding both packaging materials and packaging equipment.
  • Knowledge of packaging materials.
  • Capable of capital estimating and project scoping.
  • Knowledge of the food and beverage industry; hot fill, cold fill and chilled beverages.
  • Experience with consumer products a plus.

Desired Skills:

  • Must be able to lead/manage project work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Competence in ArtiosCAD or AutoCAD a plus

Competence in TOPS or Cape a plus

Please reach out to Tenisha Middleton ( in case of any questions related to this position. 

Bilfinger Industrial Services Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

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Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Package Design, Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering

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