Packaging Engineer

Upper Deck NC, 1750 TW Alexander, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America Req #556
Monday, March 25, 2024


Develops and implements innovative packaging solutions, interprets product development documents to achieve packaging SKU’s for marketing plans and sales distribution. Resolves complex design and assembly issues associated with manufacturing and product distribution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Excellent knowledge in the engineering of product packaging.
  • Excellent Mac & PC application skill set.
  • Understanding of electronic Pre-Press and Print environment.
  • Creative problem solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teaching abilities.
  • The ability to motivate and influence people.
  • Understanding of new technologies and avenues to research their potential impact.


This position requires minimal supervision. Enthusiastically collaborates with cross-functional partners. The individual must be a motivated, self-starter with an understanding of what is necessary to produce a quality product and to do so in a timely manner. Guidance and directional input from the Creative Services and Vice President of Operations, Brand, Marketing and Sales.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years packaging design experience.
  • 5+ years print design experience.
  • Competent skills in Artios Cad, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Manufacturing knowledge of packaging essential.


  • Effective organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with a dedicated attention to detail.
  • Comprehensive understanding of instruction and direction attained from support personnel and written documentation.
  • Professional demeanor; team player orientation.  Ability to interface with internal parties at all levels.
  • Ability to perform duties under minimal supervision while exercising reasonable discretion and independent judgment.
  • The qualified applicant must possess acceptable computer skills; a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite would be beneficial.
  • Ability to maintain flexible work hours. Work hours are mostly consistent, but necessitate flexible hours based on production requirements.
  • Make common sense decisions when issues arise and elevate concerns to appropriate personnel.
  • Preview files to insure accuracy and effectively trouble-shoot prior to delivery.
  • Build components based on instruction and departmental procedures.
  • Insure quality of engineering and contents.
  • Effectively trouble-shoot work produced.
  • Document and generate reports regarding production and manufacturing issues.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $55,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Upper Deck NC, 1750 TW Alexander, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America