Project Management
Project Management

Packaging Technican

Minneapolis, MN  |  Contract/Full Time
W2 Salary, Health and Dental, 401K Match, Paid Vacation/PTO

MARCOMM Inc. is hiring a Packaging Technician.

In this role the idea candidate will support a team of packaging engineers through both specific daily tasks and project-related tasks as assigned for owned brands. Work independently while still taking direction as needed, eventually assuming ownership for specific pieces of the larger packaging design process.

ASSIGNMENT DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the structural packaging design team with hangtag development, eventually taking ownership for this the engineering compopnents of this process
  • Document current store sets as they transition, for use by our overseas engineering team as well as future reference by Packaging teams
  • Take and communicate detailed measurements (size and weight) of packaging structures as needed
  • Assist with answering vendor questions
  • Support efforts in product lifecycle management programs to address the on-going quality, performance and cost, i.e., maintenance, of packaging in the marketplace; including conducting marketplace quality audits
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key business partners.

ASSIGNMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two-year technical or vocational degree
  • Breadth of technical experience ideally gained across multiple home, apparel and hardgoods product and packaging categories
  • Some technical knowledge of packaging materials, regulations and manufacturing
  • Strong ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Team player with ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Proactive problem solving skills and abilities
  • Effective influencing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Some strategic thinking ability
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team environment