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                                                                             CA-9999

                                                                             OBJECTIVE:

I am seeking an opportunity where I can leverage my experiences in cost reduction with flexible and rigid packaging materials.  I desire to have a hands-on, proactive trouble-shooting challenge where I will rapidly recognize problems, develop viable solutions and identify process improvement initiatives.  Additionally, I am able to multi-task and work on projects that focus on superior quality, product performance and maximum efficiencies.  Finally, I wish to be in a quality organization where I can apply my strong work ethic, leadership and teamwork capability.

                                                                  PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Any Consumer Products Company, Any Town, Any State                                 
Senior Packaging Engineer                                                                                              May 2001- Present        I have been responsible for the selection of vendors who provide cost-effective solutions and timely delivery of compliant packaging to our end-users.  I have negotiated pricing in purchasing packaging that generated company profits of $350,000.00.  In addition, I check and approve specifications on all incoming and outgoing packaging, work on continuous improvement to line efficiencies with broad line of packaging substrates and troubleshoot packaging issues and follow through on corrective actions.  I also act as Liaison between our co-packers and packaging suppliers and am knowledgeable of Gravure/Flexo/Offset printing process’.  My position requires me to work extensively with folding cartons, laminated films, and flexible packaging paper/poly and pressure sensitive labels.  Finally, I have applicable knowledge of Adobe Illustrator setting up package artwork to die line.  

Any Company Foods Corp., Any Town, Any State      
Packaging Engineer                                                                                                         April 1997- May 2001   I was the foodservice packaging project leader responsible for the maintenance of current packaging and the development of new packaging alongside new product launches using multiple substrates.  I also worked extensively with thermoformed trays, clamshells, multi-wall bags, and corrugated shippers.  Additional responsibilities included being the consumer division’s alternate Channel Packaging Engineer, leading the development of all display-ready-pallets and point-of-purchase displays and I was responsible for ensuring efficient operation of packaging at four different food service plants.  I worked with marketing and suppliers in the development of new packaging to existing product lines to increase market share and better serve customer needs.  Finally I created new packaging specifications and updated current using TOPS pallet utilization software, CAPE and CAD and I conducted relative humidity chamber and heat seal testing, culminating in redesigned microwave bags with resultant savings of $75,000.

                                                                           EDUCATION:

Any University, Anytown, USA                                        
B.S.P.E. (GPA 3.8 in major), Technical Option                                                                                    May, 2003
Certified Packaging Professional (CPP)

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