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Cummins Inc. Packaging Technician in Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Packaging Technician


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We are looking for a talented Packaging Technician to join our team specializing in Logistics for our Components Business Segment in Huddersfield.

This is a permanent role working Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Supports site level packaging operations with activities ranging from daily packaging operational activities to implementing packaging related changes that result in efficiency, cost saving and/or sustainability improvements.

  • Actively participates in project improvement teams led by other departments including but not limited to HSE, Packaging, Purchasing, Quality and Manufacturing.

  • Works directly with suppliers of packaging materials to design, qualify and implement new packaging solutions.

  • Responds to urgent packaging issues effecting Safety, Quality, Environment and Production.

  • Lead’s site activities on supplier packaging to assure compliance to global standards.

  • Input Packaging Data Sheets (PDS) into Packaging Data Management System (PDMS).

  • Manages site level returnable packaging program by keeping accurate inventory of all components within the program.

  • Performs fleet size analysis for returnable containers and Coordinate with Material Planning to update forecast demand and container flow adjustments

  • Implement changes to site packaging related processes (i.e. supplier information, repack instructions, “Plan for Every Part” (PFEP) data, wash/maintenance frequency).

  • Assesses site packaging project requests and prioritize according to feasibility, impact, and available resources to complete the project or task.

  • Develops and implement packaging continuous improvements.

  • Uses the Cummins Quality Management System (CQMS) Material Non-Conformance (MNC) process to submit claims for supplier packaging non-conformances as required.

  • Collaborates with site Quality in monitoring defect trends or risks. Develops and implements changes to prevent or correct packaging related defects.

  • Follows all applicable standard work, work instruction/process documentation and established quality procedures.

  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures.

  • Identifies and report non-conforming material and/or equipment.

  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • A two-year University degree from an accredited program in Business, Engineering or a relevant field of study preferred

  • Demonstrates the benefits of using different packaging mediums by articulating their physical properties, types and characteristics to select the packaging materials for the application, product protection, cost and impact on the environment.

  • Gathers and analyzes financial data, fleet sizing, tracking, maintenance, logistics and performance monitoring requirements to develop a returnable packaging program that delivers savings in material and transportation while reducing waste.

  • Outlines the environmentally sustainable packaging material selection and its life cycle impact by describing selection criteria, performance considerations and application in designing order to achieve the goal to reduce, reuse, recycle or reclaim.

  • Recognizes environmental conditions and dynamic forces placed on packaging in supply chains by explaining the hazards and corresponding requirements that ensure product protection.

  • Demonstrates and applies knowledge of manufacturing process, equipment, and the physical flows of inbound parts to finished goods to establish industrial packaging methods and equipment that integrate safely and efficiently into the operational environment.

All successful candidates will need to complete a full 5-year background check covering employment, education, and any gaps alongside a criminal record check.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-West Yorkshire-UK, Huddersfield, CTT St Andrew's Road

Job Type Shop

Recruitment Job Type Shop

Job Posting Apr 27, 2022, 4:46:27 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Turbo Technologies

Req ID: 220002SJ