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Packaging Engineer

Job Description: 

Main job purpose

To facilitate packing instructions and requirements together with OE and after market, in order to ensure optimized packing density, to reduce transport/palette costs and breakages while facilitating continuous improvement of current packaging to improve losses.

Main Objective

  • Ensure packaging methods are standardized, by utilizing work instructions, in order to optimize space, reduce damages, and reduce transport costs so as to improve profitability for the business.
  • To ensure that end-to-end packaging processes are cost effective and continuously improved so as to reduce packing-related losses and customer returns in order to increase profitability for the business.
  • Ensure all modes of transport and the packaging/storing of products comply with legal requirements and ergonomic structures to reduce the number of losses and injuries for the business.
  • Ensure that all packaging materials utilized are sustainable and meet quality standards thereby reducing customer claims/credit notes and damage to product while in transit.
  • Ensure continuous improvement drive through bench marking to improve packaging costs/design effectiveness in line with world class standards.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes to projects and to minimize risk.


  • Grade 12
  • BTech Industrial Engineering


  • Value stream mapping knowledge
  • Packaging Optimization


  • Project Management Skills
  • CAD
  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills


  • 2 Years experience in an industrial process engineer role
  • 2 Years experience in handling packaging design, specification and continuous improvements requirement
  • 2 Years project management experience
  • 2 Years experience in a manufacturing environment


Port Elizabeth, South Africa,


RMG Recruitment (Pty) Ltd


No education

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Working Experience: 

2 to 5 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time



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