Material Packing Optimization Lead

BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Baton Rouge
Expiry Date
05/09/2021 16:18:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

Role responsibilities

  • Approve packaging specifications, pallet patterns, and bills of materials for package container/closure systems, primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging.
  • Final site signoff, i.e., carton size, artwork
  • Execute appropriate package qualification /compliance testing as required.
  • Partner with outside vendors and internal teams to develop and engineer packages to ensure functionality, compliance, cost, and timeline objectives are met.
  • Build and manage outside vendor relationships to ensure consistency and priority as needed
  • Lead packaging material investigations.
  • Lead packaging savings and improvement strategies
  • Participate in all projects where material changes and or manipulation is required
  • Drive sustainability work concerning raw and packaging materials
  • Execute Manufacturing Excellence strategies to support OEE

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Package Engineering or related Engineering field a plus.
  • 5+ years of proven experience in Packaging Operations Support.
  • Understanding of Quality Assurance within a manufacturing facility
  • Experience in Consumer Packaged Goods industry

Preferred qualifications

  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Experience with package labeling requirements
  • Familiarity with protocol and report writing for package performance testing (such as Shock and Vibration Testing)
  • Familiarity with USP General Tests and Assay requirements and FDA Guidance for Industry: Container Closure Systems for Packaging Human Drugs and Biologics preferred
  • Understanding Method 1 - DMAIC, Six Sigma, or related Statistical Process Control methodology for problem-solving.
  • Deep knowledge of Trade Production Management
  • Occasional lifting may be required.
  • Occasional lab sample preparation, lab testing, and the ability to analyze data results.

Why join us

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees' lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Role summary

The Material Packaging Optimization Lead will support the design, qualification, approval, and implementation of new and revised raw and packaging materials and packaging bills of materials for Castrol products at the Baton Rouge facility. They will serve as the key contact for technical support for relevant issues and cost savings projects for the facility.

If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at ; or by telephone at 281.366.1999.

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