Packaging Design and Operations Support Engineer
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- Bachelor's degree in packaging engineering, industrial engineering, a related engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
- 5 years of experience working in packaging product development.
- Experience with supply chain in packaging and printed materials, kitting operations, and package labeling.
- Experience with the american society for testing and materials (ASTM) and international safe transit association (ISTA) test protocols.
- Experience with computer-aided design (CAD) (e.g., ArtiosCAD, Creo, SolidWorks).
- Knowledge of sourcing packaging materials, pulp packaging, rigid packaging, and working with international supply base partners.
- Ability to prepare and present documented business cases to stakeholders and management.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
About the job
Google's custom-designed machines make up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world, and the Global Logistics team procures and manages the resources that power our immense collection. As a part of this team, you apply your knowledge of supply chain principles and your problem solving prowess to key logistics processes (managing vendors, shipping and receiving, inventory management, warehousing and distribution, transportation, etc.). Your diligence ensures the global delivery and life cycle management of network equipment is timely and efficient. You help the networking material supply chain by understanding the unique needs of the deployment team and defining best practices across multiple cross-functional teams. The end result of your work is the delivery of Google's products and services to millions of users around the world.
The Global Logistics team makes sure physical deliveries and installations happen on schedule. In this role, you will help institute a leading packaging model that establishes scalable and sustainable operations.
Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.
- Develop and manage databases of packaging Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and assist in the oversight of packaging hub inventory levels.
- Design testing plans to validate packaging materials to ensure they are durable and sustainable.
- Create drawings, specifications, samples, and written analysis of packaging for approvals.
- Conduct research on new packaging technologies and analyze data trends to identify opportunities for improvement.
- Coordinate end-to-end fulfilment of packaging from engineering to procurement.
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