Supplier relations

Packaging Engineer – agency

In this position you are focused on identifying, analyzing and implementing lean packaging solutions within Aftermarket Parts. Primary focus will be working on Supplier Customer Ready Packaging opportunities from a material and labour perspective with impact on safety, quality, operational efficiency to be considered and optimized for the network.

° Lead, support and coordinate Medium complexity Supplier Customer Ready Packaging projects with EAME suppliers;
° Identify, analyze and prioritize Supplier Customer Ready Packaging opportunities across the Global Parts Supply EAME supplier base;
° Coordinate and support the implementation of Global Packaging initiatives across the Global Parts Supply EAME team;
° Coordinate, Support, and Document the validation of packaging solutions during pilot phases;
° Identify Packaging optimization opportunities to improve Safety, Quality and/or Velocity of Caterpillar Service Parts;
° Develop Packaging expertise within the Global Parts Supply EAME team;
° Lead/participate to joint Process Improvement initiatives with packaging vendors and purchasing to optimize material cost and selection

Requirements:
° Preferable minimum bachelor’s degree or suitable equivalent experience;
° Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
° Preferable project management experience;
° Effective verbal & written communication;
° Professional approach with diverse colleagues and key relationships;
° Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative;
° Technical understanding of various packaging solutions;
° Ability to interpret technical drawings.