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Engineer Packaging/Supply Chain

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
August 08, 2018

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Highly ambitious packaging engineer with a background in research, testing, prototyping, cost analysis, structural design and package/unit load distribution looking for full-time employment immediately after graduation (May 2019).


• CAPE, TOPS, SolidWorks, ArtiosCAD

• ISTA, ASTM, ISO Testing Certified

• SOP Documentation

• USA, EU and Colombian Citizen

• Fluent in Spanish, English, Italian

• Lean and Agile Practices


5/2018 to 8/2018 Packaging Engineer Intern

Newell Brands – Huntersville, NC

• Research and development of current Appliance and Cookware product packaging in Costco to replace with green packaging to be compliant with Costco requirements

• Leading role in completing research, prototyping, testing, working with overseas suppliers to acquire costs and quotes to implement green packaging in Costco's supply chain for Oster, Mr. Coffee, Crock Pot and Calphalon

• Structural design development for Calphalon eCommerce and shelf-ready packaging using ArtiosCAD

5/2017 to Current Packaging Testing Lab Technician (ISTA Certified) Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design – Blacksburg, VA

• Developed information and technologies which optimize the relationship between design and performance of packaging systems and maximize the efficiency of packaging supply chain

• Conduct testing using industrial grade equipment on individual packages, unit loads and pallets. Testing included ISTA, ISO, ASTM standards as well as specialized testing

• Created and implemented SOPs and Specification sheets 9/2017 to 5/2018 Undergraduate Researcher

Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design – Blacksburg, VA Fall 2017

• Investigated the effect of layers and columns on the deflection of a unit load, more specifically, looking to discover whether layers have a significant effect on the deflection of a pallet

Spring 2018

• Leading role in evaluating various packaging design possibilities for

(WinesTilSoldOut), which is an e-commerce wine company that sells a variety of wine bottles through their online marketplace

5/2016 to 8/2016 Agricultural Research Intern

Virginia Tech Agricultural Research Extension Center – Painter, VA

• Participated in extensive fieldwork on the effective use of pesticides and herbicides for large scale agricultural use

• Activities included study design, data collection and preliminary analysis as well as working as member of an ongoing research team that included both academic researchers as well as staff technician


2019 Virginia Tech, Bachelor of Science, Packaging Systems and Design at Virginia Tech

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