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Packaging Engineer

Job Number:  13178
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Magna Exteriors Belvidere
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Belvidere, IL, US, 61008



Job Number: 13178 
Group: Magna Exteriors  
Division: Magna Exteriors Belvidere 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Belvidere 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.



Role Summary

This positions reports directly to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of MEB as described below:

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure packaging meets all customer and MEB requirements for synchronous manufacturing, ergonomics, environmental and safety standards.
  • Manage all program costs related to packaging to budget. Prepare and issue complete request for quote packages to potential suppliers, and complete a competitive analysis prior to awarding business. 
  • Create and maintain a packaging plan to support new business programs.  
  • Maintain an up-to-date open issues tracking report using the format currently in place.  Identify all action items requiring completion to successfully meet deadlines and assign follow-up responsibilities.
  • Communicate status of projects to responsible Program Managers
  • Conduct all packaging trials in accordance with customer guidelines.
  • Maintain all packaging information and approval forms.
  • Work with operations to design and manage internal molding WIP packaging to ensure maximum density and part quality
  • Responsible for all service and backup packaging required to support customer requirements
  • Responsible to maintain maintenance budget as it pertains to returnable packaging fleets
  • Work with internal MEB manufacturing and materials teams to eliminate handling damage associated with packaging or racking issues.
  • Participate in the training of production team members during start-up phases as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Visibly leads and supports all MEB goals as set forth in objectives and targets.
Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • Minimum – 6 Month internship as Packaging Engineer.
  • 2 years related work experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging or Engineering required.
  • Relative experience is acceptable in lieu of education.
Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

This position requires a person to have the ability to:

        Perform work while sitting, standing or walking a minimum of six (6) hours a day

        Ability to lift, push or pull up to 35 pounds on a frequent basis

        Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis

Working Conditions:

        The majority of the job is performed in an office environment. Occasionally work will be performed in a production/manufacturing environment with some risk and harmful elements.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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