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PACKAGE ENGINEERING MANAGER

Atlanta, GA
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PACKAGE ENGINEERING MANAGER (118864)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: May 22, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: Yes




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE:
The Packaging Manager position responsibilities include initiating, planning, executing, and controlling product packaging projects to deliver departmental strategic objectives. The Packaging Manager will also participate in cross-functional teams to support new product introductions, structural design optimization and cost out programs. Major tasks in this role include program/project management, strategic sourcing, supplier qualification and management, developing resource planning and budgeting and oversight of packaging engineering staff. As a subject matter expert in packaging, this position will also be required to support daily business transactions to resolve packaging deficiencies, supplier quality issues or sourcing cost out. The Packaging Manager will be responsible for complex projects with higher risks and business implications.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

-Provide packaging support for merchant driven new product introductions.
-Identify, plan, execute, and control packaging projects to deliver strategic business needs for growth, productivity, cost out and quality.
-Advise and consult on packaging best practices to enhance business performance.
-Direct corrective actions with service providers and suppliers to resolve packaging issues.
-Deliver training (internally and externally), tailored to the needs of the specific audience.
-Provide data analytics to support annual resources, budgeting and program progress.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

This position reports to Sr. Manager Packaging Engineering
This position has 2 Direct Reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Environment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel: Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
5 years

Physical Requirements: Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in Packaging Engineering.
Desire advanced certifications (Project Management Professional, 6 Sigma, or Certified Packaging Professional).
Operational experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
Computer skills sufficient to retrieve, manipulate, analyze, interpret, and present data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Excellent communication skills required. Need to clearly articulate packaging and process concepts to business community.
Knowledge and experience with packaging physical property test and inspection.
Experience providing packaging support for consumer new product development.
Engineering standards development / review / enforcement.
Cross functional, multi-project management.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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