Kelly Services is in need of a Packaging Engineer to support the Logistics Engineering Department in the MP&L Organization of a major Automotive Company near Charleston, SC. This is a contract opportunity expected to last approximately 2-3 months through Kelly Services.
The Packaging Engineer is responsible for the planning, implementation, and verification of returnable one-way standard packaging (Physically and systematically).
Responsibility mostly to the assembly shop, but will occasionally support the body shop as well.
Will follow standard guidelines and decision trees on which container to select for parts, communicate with suppliers, and update systems as necessary.
Coordinate with counterparts in Europe and China to ensure their packaging information is available and will physically verify packaging within the plant upon arrival.
Analyze data and compile reports related to outstanding packaging issues, approvals, etc.
Experience with choosing the right box for parts that are undefined
Experience compiling data and running reports
Knowledge of Catia and Packassistant system
Experience with verifying how many parts can safely go into a container, working within a team dynamic, communicating with suppliers and other internal partners, and experience working with ergonomic standards for lifts.
Soft skills required: Strong communication skills, results-oriented mindset, ability to work independently, ability to work in an International environment, analytical and proactive mindset, high ethical standards, flexibility to deal with changing conditions, respectful of others differences, ability to maintain internal & external relationships, and a strong customer focus and service mindset.
Qualified and Interested applicants should apply online! Note: As the local branch offices of Kelly Services do not represent the above position, please only apply on-line for immediate consideration. For questions regarding this position, please email Misty at
Keywords: Container packaging, packaging engineer, MP&L, material planning and logistics, parts packaging
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