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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Wooster, OH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Packaging Engineer | Wooster, OH
Full-time | Direct Hire | 2nd shift

Salary range: $70,000 - $100,000 depending on experience

Client is open to assisting with relocation expenses and provides robust benefits package.

Kelly Engineering is seeking a Packaging Engineer to join our client's packaging team to provide support in all aspects of the packaging systems. Candidates must have food/dairy industry experience. 


Enhance Packaging Systems Effectiveness

  • Implement new packaging technology in addition to existing equipment.
  • Delivery of new lines/equipment - could include participation in the scope development all the way through the implementation, start-up, and validation phases.
  • Collaborate with Production, Engineering, R&D, and Quality Departments to effectively implement efficient packaging, sanitation, business, and/or quality initiatives.
  • Leverage best practices for asset utilization, care and operation and capitalize on technologies with cross-functional and cross-plant teams.
  • Identify key process waste initiatives by seeking out opportunities to eliminate waste in all areas, from raw material and product delivery to the final packaging stage, including sanitation.
  • Perform, drive and document root cause analyses and corrective action investigations.
  • Track cost reductions in all process improvement activities
  • Conduct pertinent operations record reviews.  Assess deviations using statistical analysis and verify conformance to standards.

Training and Development
  • Assist plant leadership in learning the best implementation for new practices and technologies.

Quality Control
  • Evaluate/determine potential impacts/risks to ideal product body and texture that may arise from actual or proposed system change.
  • Define, document, and communicate the scope of project trials, sample collection processes, lead internal/external testing, assessment, and isolation of required variables as well as the interpretation of results. Prepare and propose recommendations along with the sustainability plans necessary for successful fruition of a proposed change.

  • BS Science/Engineering – packaging engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, or very closely related bachelor's degrees. An emphasis on Packaging Science is preferred. 
  • 1+ related experience in a packaging engineering role within the food/dairy industry.
  • Additional Education/Certifications (highly desired, but not required) - HACCP, USDA, FDA, OSHA, GMP, SPC, Green/Black Belt etc.

  • Familiarity with dairy/food plant operations
  • Familiarity with cultured dairy products, procedures, and equipment
  • Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement. Root Cause, TPM, Kaizen, Autonomous Maintenance

Client offerings
  • No-deductible, $0 premium option for employee-only health coverage.
  • 401(k) with 50% company match on first 8% of earnings you contribute
  • STD, LTD, AD&D insurance
  • PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fitness membership reimbursement

Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity. OPT or H1B Visa is not being accepted at this time.

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As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

Why Kelly® Engineering?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, we're here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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