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Packaging Design Engineer

Company: Yuto
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Packaging Design EngineerREPORT TO: Packaging Design Engineer ManagerJOB TYPE: Permanent, Full-time
About YUTO:
YUTO USA is the US branch of YUTO Tech, the largest premium packaging manufacturer in China. YUTO Tech combines award winning packaging design and engineering solutions with manufacturing. Product offerings include folding cartons, setup box, brochures/manuals, labels, corrugated cartons, and molded fiber trays. YUTO Tech specializes in automation and large-scale production for precision and quality control, and multi-regional operation to support customers with production in over 30 locations in China and Southwest Asia. YUTO USA is a design and engineering lab headquartered in Santa Clara, California. It specializes in creative design, design for manufacturing, and rapid prototyping.What you'll do:The Packaging Design Engineer will be responsible for the design, engineering, and prototyping to support Yuto customers. This position will be the primary engineering point of contact and work closely with the HQ and factory throughout the packaging project cycle. Experience in retail packaging design and a deep understanding of materials and designing for manufacturing is required. Prior experience working with Asian packaging suppliers is preferred.
Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Yuto customers to design custom packaging that meets the material, cost, and unboxing requirements.
  • Collaborate with the US and China team to deliver design and engineering support throughout the packaging project cycle.
  • Create dielines and specifications.
  • Guide customers on design and engineering that meets manufacturing requirements and cost targets.
  • Work closely with the customer and the China team on DOEs.
  • Work closely with the China team to troubleshoot production issues.
  • Participate and present in customer meetings.
  • Work with Cross functional teams to achieve packaging teams goals and communicate status on the project in weekly meetings.What would make you a strong fit:
    • Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related degree preferred but not required; or equivalent work experience.
    • 2+ years' of packaging engineering experience in retail packaging design.
    • Deep knowledge of packaging materials (rigid box, FC, corrugate), manufacturing processes, and transit testing.
    • Experience working with Asian manufacturing is highly preferred.
    • Highly organized and self-starter.
    • Thrive in a flexible working environment.
    • Strong communication skills.Benefits and Perks:
      • 401 (k) Matching
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
      • Paid Time-off Education:
        • Bachelor's Degree; or equivalent work experienceLocations:
          • Santa Clara, CA (combination of in-office and remote)
          • Austin, TX (combination of in-office and remote)Work Authorization:
            • United States; preferred
              Travel Requirements:
              • Limited domestic and annual international travel to Asia manufacturing sites (upon stabilization of the global landscape post pandemic)
                YUTO USA is an equal opportunity employer focusing on the printing and packaging market, continuing to create values for customers by providing the leading products and services.

Keywords: Yuto, Santa Clara , Packaging Design Engineer, Engineering , Santa Clara, California

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