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Skanska Senior Packaging Engineer in Evansville, Indiana

Senior Packaging Engineer

Location: Evansville, Indiana, United States

Post Date: Jan 06, 2021

Requisition #: PCI000059

General Position Summary

The Senior Packaging Engineer will lead / support the delivery of packaging facility and equipment design projects from various industries. The Senior Packaging Engineer will be responsible for to lead / support the packaging equipment effort on pursuits and projects. This role involves client interactions, fee estimating, packaging equipment concept design work, specification development and coordination, construction estimating, leading other designers on projects, quality and coordination reviews, and coordination with other engineering disciplines on projects. The Senior Packaging Engineer must be able to meet critical deadlines and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This role will also involve mentoring the development of junior engineers and designers.

Reporting Structure and Career Growth Potential

  • Direct Reports – None initially

  • Potential career growth to discipline manager and then business group manager or to subject matter expert

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work as a lead on project teams over other technical staff, assuring that the work is accurate and coordinated and that the quality assurance measures have been followed

  • Evaluate competitive products, packaging solutions, and prepare samples

  • Assist in finished product packaging design and development that is mutually beneficial to the customer and packaging production.

  • Assist as a technical liaison between customer, suppliers and packaging production for component questions and issues.

  • Act as Site Expert of primary and secondary packaging equipment and related technologies (eg. controls system, vision inspection, serialization etc.)

  • Work with internal personnel and external vendors to implement complex packaging equipment and upgrades.

  • Work with customers to improve current primary and secondary packaging to gain production efficiency and cost reductions.

  • Work with customers to identify and support the continuous improvement and standardization opportunities for cost reduction.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve for existing customer owned packaging equipment.

  • General knowledge to operate and maintain all packaging equipment

  • Work cross-functionally between all teams, and assisting with international and domestic solutions

  • Develop and refine packaging equipment design methodologies, tools, and standards

  • Stay abreast of relevant industry developments and technology advancements

  • Ensure development of consistent and high-quality project deliverables

  • Ensure that our packaging and facility designs conform to the applicable code requirements

  • Listen to our clients’ needs and independently provide value to our clients by evaluating options based upon the client’s needs and desires, first cost, and life cycle costs

  • Communicate your design recommendations to our clients, project team, construction contractors and vendors in presentations, meetings, via email and phone as necessary

  • Provide timely services that meet the needs of the clients and the overall project schedule requirements

  • Maintain appropriate contact with our existing clients so that they think of our firm when services are needed

  • Work across PCI Skanska groups as well as Midwest construction to pursue project opportunities

  • Mentor team members to develop additional strengths and competencies within the group

  • Will be an ambassador of the firm to the public

  • Will adhere to our core values and beliefs at all times

  • Able to demonstrate a high standard of professionalism, customer service

  • Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment and Skanska Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safely violation

  • Complete all required engineering department and Skanska training

Ability to travel to perform startup responsibilities

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

Skills & Abilities

  • Software:

  • AutoCAD

  • Navisworks, ReCap

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Bluebeam

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and technical specifications

  • Proficient in field investigations and measurements.

  • Strong at 2D drawing creation and technical review for communication of a design in construction documents.

  • Working knowledge of Industry Standards

  • Interprets and ensures conformance to applicable standards and codes, as well as company policies and procedures

  • Works closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated design systems

  • Ability to work with point clouds as part of the design process is desired for this position

  • Experience executing multi discipline designs in an integrated approach

  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills, and is sensitive to the need to change their personal behavior quickly when needed to effectively communicate and coordinate with others

  • Good attention to detail and the ability to recognize discrepancies

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability and willingness to abide by Skanska’s Code of Conduct

  • Functions effectively as part of a team

  • Understand, comply with and support Skanska’s safety initiatives

  • Desire to learn and grow; self-motivated for success

  • Able to delegate and be delegated to

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Dependability

  • Ability to understand, follow directions and meet critical deadline

  • Good time management and organizational skills Education & Experience

  • +10 years of applicable industry experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Packaging, Material Science, Construction or Engineering disciplines

  • High-speed liquid bottling and powder canning experience are especially desired

  • Pharmaceutical bottle and blister experience are especially desired

Work Environment/Job Conditions

This job is performed both in the office and in the field. Field work requires experience and confidence working in and around heavy industrial equipment, systems and conditions is required. Activities and responsibilities require frequent sitting (often working on a computer), frequent driving, flying, walking, standing, light lifting, bending, and reaching. Due to tool and computer usage, there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists.

History and Core Values

Skanska USA Inc. is a leading provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting, design-build, self-performance, public-private partnership, commercial and infrastructure development services to a broad range of public and private clients in the following markets including science and technology, healthcare, education, high-tech, aviation, transportation, sports, entertainment, mechanical, industrial, marine, foundation and environmental. Our Core Values that Matter are Care for Life, Act Ethically and Transparently, Be Better-Together and Commit to Customers is the core strength for our 10,000 employees in the USA. Skanska USA Inc. is headquartered in New York with 34 offices across the country.

EEO Statement

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Additional Information

  • Location: Evansville, Indiana, United States

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Employee Status: Regular

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