Packaging Engineer - Volvo Business Services AB - Smedsjobb i Göteborg
Packaging Engineer
Volvo Business Services AB / Smedsjobb / Göteborg

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Position Description
Packaging is a fundamental parameter in the full supply chain, from supplier to the point of consumption in production. For most people it's one of those fundamentals things that just is, and who can tell why it's as it is? But behind the packaging there a strategy and a team maintaining that strategy. The Packaging Engineers make sure that the packaging used allow for our logistic and production systems to be run smoothly. Your responsibility as a Packaging Engineer, is to work with all the stakeholder and define how each and every part is to be packed. The cases may come from anywhere and anyone in the logistic chain. Sometimes it's new parts for our upcoming new products, sometimes it's solving and ergonomic issue, and sometimes it's to realise an amazing process improvement. One thing is for certain, It's the Packaging Engineer that make sure we end up with a solution for the full system, not only the requester at hand.
Within GTO E&BM the Packaging Engineers are locally stationed but work in a Regional Packaging Team. You will be responsible to align and set the packaging for all the plants in the team, while being the connection to your local plant. We are both local and regional in our approach and take pride in connection the local production environment with the bigger supply chain.
As a Packaging Engineer you have to go outside the box, literary, and tie together all and everyone that has an interest in the packaging. End to End is the game, and you are the one tying it together using packaging.

This is us
Logistic Preparation and Projects is part of the Tuve Plants logistic organization, and houses some of the more specialist we have in terms of logistics. Within the department you have Packaging Engineering, Material Structure Engineers and Project Material Controller. All three functions working very early in the product industrialization, providing critical deliverables needed to initiate new products into the factory. We support and provide guidance in regard to packaging, product documentation and material procurement for project builds. And while our biggest responsibility is to secure the introduction of new parts into the factory, we also work to help out with continued improvement in our factory.

Packaging Engineers are the sole responsible for Packaging instructions and is has absolute say in documenting how production parts are to be packed. The PE works toward setting and maintaining packaging in line with the Volvo Production and Operation Strategy, creating a stable foundation for logistic optimization and excellence. To do this the PE is responsible for:
Maintain packaging for a portfolio of Suppliers
Act on behalf of the E&BM core plants regarding packaging instructions
Support product projects and work with setting packaging of new parts
Support and provide knowhow for their production area, at the local plant
Participate in and empower our global packaging networks

Who are you?
You have to be curious in what make a logistic flow being efficient, and how good logistics can be turned into value for the company and customer. You have to find motivation in challenges were the scope is bigger than anyone of your stakeholders realise. Logic, sound reasoning and computer assisted simulation will help you get to the right packaging, but it will be your communication and coordination skills that allow you to make it a reality. We also like cake.

Typical traits for a Packaging Engineer
Analytical mindset
Resistant to confirmation bias
Solution oriented, with a holistic viewset
Long-term perspective

Required Competences
Excellent with computer and experienced with digitalized simulation tools
Experience/Training in Supply Chain optimization and Lean Logistics
Conversational and able to communicate over text in English
Bachelor of Science or equivalent work experience

Experience from a production environment is beneficial.

For more information
Martin Folin
Director Logistics
* 46 739024473


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