Senior Packaging Engineer

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah Denver, Colorado


Position at Hunter Douglas Inc.


Posted: 7.12.19


Senior Packaging Engineer


The role:

Our customers expect a high-quality product to be delivered.  In order to do that we need robust packaging.  Because our product is all custom order you will be challenged to design packaging solutions for a wide range of size and shading options.  No two shades from Hunter Douglas are exactly the same!


About you:

You have a mechanical engineering background focused on creating packaging solutions for consumer goods.  You will be well versed in packaging machines and corrugated materials.


Acceptable experience and training:
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Packaging Engineering with work experience specifically with packaging.
Familiarity with shipping containers (boxes) and corrugated materials.
5-10 years of Engineering, Quality, and/or Operations management.
Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma training/certification a plus.

Job details:

Responsible for the design and development of protective packaging and machinery.

Analyzes engineering drawings and/or product samples to determine physical characteristics of the item along with special handling and safety requirements.

Manage and create standard work for all packaging processes.

Monitor process and operators for adherence to standards as required.

Collaborate with Product Teams to develop and update packaging for new products.

Report and perform root cause analysis on top issues.

Work within HD Enterprise on specifications and standardization.

Drive operational excellence and best practices across the network reducing costs, improving quality, and increasing efficiency.



Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong business relationships.

Self- starter and able to work independently and with teams.

Acts as subject matter expert for packaging.

Ability to enforce process discipline.

Strong analytical skills.

Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in a changing environment.

Strong understanding of and commitment to manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement practices.

Experience in continuous improvement tools such as Kaizen, 5S, one-piece-flow, etc.

Demonstrated ability to understand issues, get to root cause and plan corrective actions.

Ability to act on any and all safety-related issues.


Our Company:

Hunter Douglas is the world’s leading manufacturer of window coverings. Our strength is our ability to develop innovative, high-quality, proprietary products that can be found in millions of homes and commercial buildings around the globe. Across the board and throughout the world, we have set new standards in research, design and technology. By constantly innovating and pairing our designs with the most elegant performance fabrics, we create long-lasting unique window treatments whose beauty, functionality, durability, and innovation are simply like no other.