Job Listing Description

Packaging Engineer II

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Packaging Engineer, in Anniston, AL.
  • Develop and perform Packaging Engineering analyses and documentation in compliance with customer requirements to ensure packaging, handling, storage, and transportability (PHS&T) principles are integrated into the design of complex vehicle systems to improve supportability over the product life cycle.
  • Provides engineering and process support to the spares packaging department in the form of packaging work instructions, floor support and technical guidance.
  • Provides packaging support in production (PSIP) of complex vehicle systems, through maintaining close coordination and communication with manufacturing, materials handling, and supply chain.
  • Develop and provide oversight of process improvement projects including design/development of transport fixtures, shop aides, and handling devices to improve efficiency and ergonomics.
  • Provides Packaging Engineering support to other Combat Vehicles facilities as required 

Skills/ Experience/Education Required 
  • Perform Packaging Engineering analyses and/or documentation development in compliance with customer requirements and applicable military or commercial standards and specifications.
  • Support the spares packaging department efforts of production programs through floor support, written work instructions and tracking of project completion status.
  • Perform moderately complex and applied engineering analyses, adapting and modifying standard techniques and procedures as needed, in support of engineering data development, PSIP, and spares packaging activities; may conceptualize, design, and invent as required.
  • Develops, writes, and reviews proposals including proposal management as required for packaging engineering and manufacturing packaging efforts.
  • Assists and provides technical guidance to packaging operators or other technical personnel; may assign tasks and manage technical activities or corrective actions for assigned projects.
  • Reviews subcontractor programs for compliance with government/customer specifications relating to PHS&T requirements or support to manufacturing.
  • Coordinates with senior level personnel to perform and document long-term storage and transportability analyses in support of R&D or Design Engineering activities. Applies full use and application of engineering design and/or analytical theory, principles, and techniques to create, plan, and perform a variety of PHS&T analyses, solves technical problems of moderate complexity, and contributes to the development of PHS&T models.
  • Develops and reviews packaging design concept for complex nonstandard military and/or industrial equipment using CAD or specialty software; develops and checks packaging engineering drawings; schedules and monitors the build of the pilot and prototype; and validates the design.
  • Prepares packaging engineering data for submittal to the customer.
  • Participates in packaging design reviews to ensure packaging, handling, storage, and transportability engineering concepts are customer compliant and support capability constraints. Coordinates with senior level personnel as required.
  • Shares the responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.
  • Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge of Packaging Engineering standards, methods, and technologies.
  • Complies with Company safety policies and maintains a safe work environment.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and appropriate to this position.
  • May acquire certification to provide technical guidance and to prepare hazardous materials for all modes of shipment. 
  • 2+ years 
  • BS degree in a relevant technical discipline; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a BS in a technical discipline plus 2 years relevant experience in military logistics or Packaging Engineering; or a MS degree in a technical discipline. 

Education Preferred :

  • Packaging Engineering degree. Prefer Packaging Engineering experience with relevant applications in a defense, industrial, or manufacturing environment.
  • Some knowledge of material sciences (corrosion/corrosion prevention) military packaging theories, operations, specifications; parametric and non-parametric analysis; Material/Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP), logistic support activities and applicable military standards/specifications; DOD contract interpretation and material acquisition cycle; and industrial, electrical, and/or mechanical engineering principles and practices 

Additional Information :

  • Working knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures within Packaging Engineering.
  • Familiarity with current computer applications and technologies in applicable to Packaging Engineering.
  • Ability to solve moderately complex technical design and development problems that require a professional level of engineering knowledge.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers to solve moderately complex technical problems.     


Job Number: 1910097908
Job Location: Anniston, AL
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 06/03/2019
Attention: Sheila Hernandez
Address: 3201 CHERRY RIDGE DR STE A103
City, State: SAN ANTONIO, TX 78230-4824
Phone: 210/524-1496
800 Phone: 866/570-1503

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