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Industrial Packaging Engineer

Windsor, ON, Canada
March 09, 2019

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**** **. ***** ***, *******, ON N*H 2N4

226-***-**** / 519-***-****

Core Competencies

Project Management Progress Reporting and Project Planning

Root Cause Analysis Results Orientation

Real-time Troubleshooting Team Training and Mentoring

Stress Management Technical Support and Customer Service

Supply Chain Management Sound Knowledge of ERP

Microsoft Office, MS Project Budget Preparation/Cost Control

Excellent knowledge of Automotive Packaging Knowledge of Spinfire Certificates/Training

AODA Customer Service Training WHMIS Training

The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work Training Evacuation Plans & Procedures Training

Workplace Violence and Harassment Manager Training (Ontario - Bill 168) Professional Experience

Industrial Packaging Engineer

AP Plasman Corporate – Division of Plasman Group (Full-Time) [Jan 2016 – To date]

Coordinate and communicate with multiple customers internally and externally to manage Work-In- Progress (WIP) packages and customer finished goods package projects.

Define concepts and designs for new packaging schemes throughout the organization. Provide input on packaging concepts and proper packaging systems within program value stream to ensure effective and efficient utilization of packaging and reduction of damage to parts.

Developing prototypes and testing them for determining their efficiency.

Perform new program development regarding packaging concepts and process flow.

Support all new job trials and run at rates and PPAP approval requirements.

Validate new programs packaging design proposals and track seamless implementation.

Manage supplier(s) with new containers (both returnable and expendable).

Analyze packaging process and recommend all improvements that could be made to project.

Meet with companies to determine what type of packaging is best for our product.

Supervise all installation and repair work that was carried and ensured that all goals for projects were achieved.

Support the Program Managers and plants as required with packaging issues relating to launch issues.

Troubleshoot production packaging processes and recommended improvements to streamline productivity.

Support at customer location when required during launch of customer finished good packages.

Determine and develop appropriate sources of supply and maintain cooperative working relationship with vendors.

Develop and send request for quote to suppliers.

Provide input to the costing of new business by managing RFQ’s to packaging suppliers and analyzing the quotes received to identify appropriate packaging costs. Program Launch Manager

PakFab Engineered Solutions, Cambridge, ON, Canada (Full-Time) [Jan 2012 – Dec 2015]

• Program/Project Implementation and Development

Managed returnable packaging program implementation for two major Toyota programs from bid to production, including 2013 Rav4 and 2014 Corolla.

Implemented project and program requirements, set priorities and deadlines and provided master project planning to ensure project deliverables met timelines and budget.

Coordinated work flow and deliverables in cross-functional teams from engineering, quality, design, tooling, and purchasing.

Set and continually managed project expectations with team members.

Estimated resources and manpower requirements for achieving project goals.

• Program/Project Planning

Planned and scheduled program timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

Tracked project milestones and deliverables.

Developed progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

Identified and resolved issues and conflicts within the project team. Material Planner and Production Scheduler

PakFab Engineered Solutions, Cambridge, ON, Canada (Full-Time) [June 2013 – Dec 2015]

• Material Planning and Scheduling

Developed valid, feasible production schedules for finished goods and component items based on equipment, labor and raw material availability.

Worked closely with Production Control, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, & Sales to plan procurement of raw materials & components to meet both service delivery & inventory targets.

Provided effective scheduling and implementation of all programs based on Master Schedule, cycle time, hardware/tooling availability, and status to schedules.

Coordinated delivery of materials from suppliers to ensure uninterrupted production runs for fabrication and assembly of metal racks, dunnages etc.

Published and performed root cause analyses on key metrics including Customer Service Level, Actual vs. Scheduled Productions and Master Schedule Stability

Presented summary of key information at bi-weekly Management Production meeting.

Arranged logistics with third party carriers for receiving raw materials and shipping finished goods. Assistant Purchasing Agent

PakFab Engineered Solutions, Cambridge, ON, Canada (Full-Time) [Feb 2014 – Dec 2015]

Arrange expedited shipments to prevent unscheduled manufacturing downtime.

Process purchase orders for Outsource Production, averaging total annual procurement expenses of

$1 million.

Contact suppliers to resolve missed deliveries, short shipments and pricing discrepancies.

Negotiate price, lead time, and service from all vendors.

Purchasing all raw materials specific to product assembling and manufacturing. Education

Master of Engineering

Electrical Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON [Jan 2011 – Dec 2011]

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