Packaging Engineer Manager


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.



  • Develop a packaging department for the company and propose packaging improvements to plant operations through packaging engineering analysis of existing operations and future requirements.
  • Packaging project justification including recommendations, layout, cost impact and scheduled activities.
  • Develop the design and traceability of dunnage throughout the Company.
  • Work with customers from a sustainability perspective by utilizing returnable packaging, returnable skids, and Company ERP methodology.
  • Perform cost estimation, recommendations and evaluation for design packaging, process investigation, schedule development, protypes, etc varying on project size, structure, and phase.
  • Review production packaging problems as they are identified and implement solutions.
  • Perform duties such as creating/revising job descriptions, conducting Talent Development discussion sessions, rating performance, establishing/tracking goals and completing annual wage reviews.
  • Responsible for coaching, motivating, mentoring, and developing direct reports to successfully take on additional responsibilities.


16+ years of related experience

Bachelor’s degree (Packaging Engineering Degree)

Certified Packaging Manager/ Engineer (CPM/CPE)

Knowledge of packaging and product flow from supplier to logistics to customer.

Experience with product development process, lean methodology, materials planning and other processes.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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