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Global Packaging Engineer/Scientist (REMOTE POSITION)

Company: Dupont
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

DuPont's Electronics & Industrial (E&I) Leveraged Quality Organization is seeking a Global Packaging Engineer/Scientist. This role will support all (3) E&I Businesses: Industrial Solutions, Interconnect Solutions and Semiconductor.We are seeking a Packaging Engineer/Scientist who will work closely with DuPont Procurement, R&D, Operations, Manufacturing Technical and our external Supply Partners. This position will be responsible to drive packaging improvements and develop & modify packaging requirements to meet our ever-changing Customer needs. The Packaging Engineer/Scientist will tackle critical projects that require specialized skill-sets or require short-term dedicated resources to isolate, contain and identify areas for continual improvement in packaging. He/she will remain current on megatrends in packaging technology that include sustainability and engineering requirements to meet global demands and key initiatives while driving cost and productivity improvements where needed.NOTE: This is a home-based role so can be worked from anywhere within the U.S. Local candidates (Delaware and surrounding areas) will work on a hybrid schedule.Key Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Be seen as a subject-matter-expert in packaging - answer questions and give guidance on technical solutions related to all packaging aspects.
  • Lead discrete projects in packaging innovation and provide recommendations on packaging options/solutions.
  • Perform Packaging Specification Reviews and Approvals, where necessary.
  • Govern Management of Change protocols, requirements (e.g. Change Management Tools) and tasks to update packaging assemblies. Assure no changes are occurring to the packaging without pre-notification and/or qualification.
  • Work closely with DuPont Procurement in second sourcing and/or Supplier tensioning efforts. Visit, on-board and qualify new strategic packaging manufacturers to improve supply-chain resiliency.
  • Perform analytical, statistical and engineering studies to support development of improvement in the packaging design and process.
  • Identify packaging improvement opportunities by analyzing data, gathering voice of customer information and define the problem as an executable six sigma improvement project.
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing new/emerging packaging technologies that support business goals and objectives. This includes defining structure for packaging and the specifications of packaging materials and creating long-term manufacturing value through new packaging equipment automation designs and processes.
  • Develop a central management system for maintaining up to date packaging specifications for all packaging elements.
  • Modernize the legacy/aged E&I Packaging portfolio's, reduce SKU proliferation, analyze WHY we use what we use, and propose sustainable and price-attractive solutions with Procurement Leaders.
  • Support Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for chronic packaging issues.
  • Support Supplier Corrective Action Responses (SCAR) for all Packaging Suppliers, where necessary.
  • Work closely with DuPont PS&R and external regulatory agencies to ensure we meet industry requirements.Required Qualifications:
    • B.S in Packaging or Mechanical Engineering; M.S preferred.
    • 5+ years previous packaging engineering experience; FDA experience preferred.
    • Solid understanding in a variety of packaging technologies in the industry (e.g. HDPE, Glass, metal, Corrugated, Flexible Film, etc.,..)
    • Strong leadership skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a changing environment to meet challenging business needs.
    • Ability to champion change in a manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to travel up to 30%.Preferred Experience:
      • ISO and/or IATF Quality experience.
      • Green or Black belt certification.
      • Knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM) is preferred.
      • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.
      • Working knowledge of UN Dangerous Goods and the requirement/impacts on packaging.Critical Success Factors & Core Competencies:
        • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
        • Strong communications and report-writing skills.
        • Ability to motivate others to achieve results: a change agent. Manage through influence to gain alignment and drive execution
        • Ability to handle multiple tasks with shifting and competing priorities. - - -
        • Strong teamwork and organization skills.
        • Understanding of Six Sigma methodology.
        • Strong computer skills in Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Access DB and Word), SharePoint, Salesforce.com, SAP, LIMS, etc.,---NOTE: Visa sponsorship/support is NOT available for this position, including any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process, and/or H1-B Visa Renewals, etc.Key reasons for you to apply: -
          • On-going learning and personal development opportunities in a rewarding work environment.
          • Start or continue on a career journey that can span different businesses, projects and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
          • Additionally, diversity, equity and inclusion are central to our high-performing culture. -#LI-JH1DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our -.For US Applicants: See the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster at: -For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, -.

Keywords: Dupont, Wilmington , Global Packaging Engineer/Scientist (REMOTE POSITION), Engineering , Wilmington, Delaware

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