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Role Summary: The Package Engineering Leader is responsible for driving savings in transportation, materials and product installation through packaging optimization for all GE Healthcare modalities and facilities in the assigned region(s). This includes inbound and outbound packaging ensuring defect free deliveries while also driving the 3R’s – reduce, reuse, recycle for cost savings and sustainability.
Essential Responsibilities: • Providing packaging expertise for product protection and efficient transport & delivery • Identifying opportunities for cost savings based on chargeable weight for transportation • Driving the identified opportunities across P&L’s and ensure savings are tied to ledger. • Insuring 100% compliance with all global packaging related regulations • Providing support for shipping hazardous materials • Supporting GE Healthcare’s Global Packaging Requirements document • Providing guidance for global standardization, consistency and quality compliance • Working with engineers early in the new product development cycle to affect product design for efficient and economical logistics Quality Specific Goals: 1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position 2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines 3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required. 4. Knowledge and understanding of International Trade Compliance, identify, report and resolve any trade compliance issues. 5. Knowledge of operating within security programs such as CTPAT and AEO to ensure that warehousing, packaging and transportation requirements are met. 6. Knowledge and understanding of manufacturing/production process procedures and work Instructions and operates within them to ensure compliance to quality system. 7. Ensures the creation of accurate, complete and timely records tied to product.
Qualifications/Requirements: 1. B.S. Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial Engineering or related technical degree and 3 year experience or Associates Degree and 5 years experience or High School diploma with 7 years of experience in production, engineering or troubleshooting of PC/server based systems 2. Expertise in packaging engineering for small and large industrial products, especially related to shock, vibration and environmental protection for electronic products 3. Knowledge of the global transport environment for surface, air and ocean distribution 4. Knowledge of global material handling equipment and practices for large products 5. Knowledge of global hazardous material shipping regulations 6. Strong analysis capability with financial data to develop cost reduction business cases 7. Good computer skills, specifically using Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint 8. Ability to communicate using English
Desired Characteristics: Preferred Qualifications: 1. BS or MS degree in Packaging Engineering or a related Engineering field 2. Minimum of 5 years experience in packaging of large, heavy electronic products 3. Experience with shipping dollies and other material handling equipment 4. Experience with shock & vibration testing to ASTM D4169 and/or ISTA standards 5. Certification for shipping hazardous materials by Surface (49 CFR), Air (IATA) and Ocean (IMDG) 6. Experience with packaging related global environmental regulations 7. Ability to CAD model package designs and create Engineering drawings
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