30+ days ago
Creativity, innovative thinking and the manufacturing of top-quality products have put Lyons Magnus in the forefront of the food industry. Lyons is involved in each phase of the food manufacturing process from the growing of the raw materials to the marketing of the finished products – and everything in between. Lyons produces more than 2,000 different items for the industrial ingredient and foodservice segments, designing products for some of the top restaurant chains in the country, as well as international accounts.
This huge undertaking could not be done without a diverse and talented staff. At Lyons, our people are the heart of our organization. Lyons is proud to cultivate a thriving work environment with employees who are not just satisfied and productive but engaged in creating the future – the company’s and their own.
Lyons Magnus is seeking a Packaging Engineer for its Fresno location.
The Packaging Engineer will have responsibility for management of packaging related projects,
packaging related standards and development of product packaging processes. The packaging
engineer will be directly involved in internal and customer driven changes to primary packaging,
secondary packaging and pallet design/development to ensure cost effectiveness, package
integrity, product quality and conformance to customer/internal standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
? Working knowledge of plastic bottle, flexible packaging, aseptic packaging, corrugate
case, carton, shrink labeling, pressure sensitive labeling and pallet design and use in
food and beverage manufacturing.
? Development of primary and secondary packaging for food and beverage products using
current industry standards related to quality assurance and food safety.
? Audit, improve and/or develop a standardized packaging specification system which can
be utilized to provide details to suppliers, customers and operations.
? Creation of documentation of quality control procedures for all in-bound components to
identify and isolate out of spec components from entering our production stream.
? Management of pallet pattern development, testing and validation for automated
? Interface with primary and secondary packaging suppliers to develop containers for use
in a highly automated production environment.
? Development, execution and reporting of packaging related validation and production
scale tests of new packaging components.
? Serve as a subject matter expert in current packaging technologies as well as a source
for development and discovery of new or new to Lyons packaging systems.
? Provide guidance and direction related to sustainable packaging and provide input to
customer and Lyons Magnus driven efforts in recycling and sustainability initiatives.
? Understanding impact of ambient, controlled environment, cooler and freezer
environments on primary, secondary and pallet components.
? Understand of impact of trailer loading, on road transportation and rail transportation on
primary, secondary and pallet components.
? Work with suppliers on value engineering innovations in packaging design to decrease
cost, improve operational efficiency or customer/end-user value.
Work with IT Department to develop a comprehensive database which integrates with
existing ERP system and provides access to packaging specifications and details which
are used by multiple departments.
? Involvement in the selection and design of packaging related equipment and production
? Provide support to operations and quality departments by supporting trouble shooting
and root cause analysis of performance issues related to materials and their interaction
with packaging equipment.
? Provide analysis and support on data collection for issues related to packaging related
interface with existing equipment.
? Supports efforts for improvements to quality monitoring and automation of inspection
and detection systems to support First Time Right strategy.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
? Working knowledge of data analysis and statistical test procedures.
? Management of project related to packaging and packaging materials.
? Experience with high speed manufacturing processes related to food and beverage
? Experience with Microsoft, Adobe and TOPPS.
? Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and attention to detail.
? Strong presentation and interpersonal skills with customers and suppliers
? Proven experience in major package design from concept to commercialization.
? Experience with Food Service and Retail packaging.
? Ability to develop and contribute to a cross functional, collaborative work team.
Education and/or Experience
? Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Engineering or related course study.
? Minimum 3 years’ experience (5 + years preferred) in packaging development, design,
Our compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with resume.
To learn more about Lyons Magnus, LLC its products and core values, visit www.lyonsmagnus.com or follow us on Instagram or Twitter.
Lyons Magnus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.
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