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Packaging Engineer

Are you interested in joining a dynamic and growing 3PL as a Packaging Engineer where engineering challenges await?

Our Engineering team, based in York, Pennsylvania is working on continuous improvements, operational efficiencies and layout. We are looking for a motivated and experienced colleague with a strong background in supply chain management. This position is responsible for developing and implementing packaging, reviewing packing methods as well as documenting the packaging process.

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Provide leadership and support to packaging and continuous improvement initiatives at the individual work cell level including; packaging studies to analyze effectiveness of the packaging system, development of packaging standards and improvements to existing packaging.
  • Study engineering drawings, physical characteristics of products, customer preferences and materials in order to design, develop, and improve cost effective packaging.
  • Provide weekly Packaging Inventory updates and recommendations based on usage.
  • Review and update the Packaging Instructions/methods in AOS and SAP.
  • Perform SAP Lot uploads based on Bill of Materials.
  • Provide input on the development and/or revision of various policies or standard operational procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and review packaging methods as well as documenting packaging process.
  • Analyze and make recommendations to improve case utilization.
  • Other duties as assigned


Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in packaging engineering or related discipline preferred. Experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Experience in designing packaging using wood and cardboard. Proficiency in AutoCAD.
  • Working knowledge of rust protection technology and working with a variety of Lean Tools and Concepts.
  • Able to effectively train, teach, and coach hourly team members.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, customer service, and leadership skills.
  • Able to work with frequent distractions in a fast paced industrial environment.

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders and aligns with the guidelines.



syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.


About syncreon

syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaquar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years, syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in: contract logistics, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees and working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com



Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

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