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Veritiv - Aurora IL
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope:

The Packaging Engineer II position is in place to support Veritiv’s customer’s needs in the realm of package design. The Packaging Engineer II will collect design criteria through design request forms as well as through direct communication. From there design a package to satisfy the ascetics and utility required. Detailed documentation, presenations, or prototypes may all be required to allow internal and external stakeholders to properly evaluate the design. In addition Packaging Engineer I will be called on to analyze quality issues and challenging design criteria situations. There will be a frequent level of cross-functional interaction with team members in design, sourcing, quality, and sales potentially including customers through out the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Solicit design criteria effectively
  • Convert design criteria into an effective packaging design
  • High authority related to design direction within project scope
  • Specification documentation, creation, and management
  • Quality check design documentation`
  • Ensures design projects are completed on time, within financial target, and to defined project scope (customer requirements)
  • Continually enhance working knowledge of packaging design, converting and manufacturing
  • Work with and lead internal teams and suppliers to improve DFM(Design for Manufacturing)
  • Participate in expert level advisory and technical roles on projects
  • Mentor less experienced team members for skill development
  • Conduct on-site packaging audits, specification reviews and concept trials
  • Advanced testing and analysis; material analysis, drop testing, or other
  • Maintain inventory of related supplies
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of work area.
  • Work with minimal supervision

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • BS/BAS/BA/BFA accredited university or college in Related Field(Packaging Science, Engineering, Physics, Industrial Design)
  • 3-5 years direct industry experience in packaging design or engineering
  • Extensive market and supplier related knowledge
  • Advanced working knowledge of packaging design, converting and manufacturing.
  • Advanced understanding of performance characteristics of packaging materials to apply properly
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced use of 2D and 3D CAD programs including Esko ArtiosCAD and Solidworks
  • Ability to demonstrate proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to demonstrate craftsmanship in prototype creation

Working Conditions/Physical Requirement:

  • Office and Warehouse Environments
  • Handling heavy packages and equipment.
  • Use of Material Handling Equipment including forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Working at moderate heights.
  • Requirement for use of appropriate personal protective equipment.

Decision Rights:

  • This position will provide input only on equipment maintenance.
  • This position will provide input only on purchase of equipment or inventory.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other 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 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 Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf


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