Sr. Engineer – Packaging

Engineering | ITC – Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative, and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”


  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role: Sr. Packaging Engineer – Value Engineering at ITC Vadodara location.

India Technology Centre seeks to hire Sr. Packaging Engineer.As a member of the Value Engineering Department, he/she will work with engineers/managers globally on packaging concepts, design, and productivity projects focused on ensuring product integrity and appeal under varying shipping and display conditions at optimal cost. The packaging Engineer works across functions and businesses that may include packaging design, material alternatives, reverse engineering teardown & benchmarking and preparing efficient packing procedures with co-ordination of procurement, sourcing, and manufacturing team to ensure timely completion of the projects. If you are creative and passionate, we would like to hear from you!

Your Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:            

The key responsibilities of this position are:

  • Evaluate, plan and execute activities related to design and development of protective packaging for Xylem products worldwide.
  • Conduct value engineering and cost analysis of new or proposed changes to packaging.
  • Prepare, update & release new & existing packaging drawings & packing instruction sheet using CAD tools.
  • Analyze product manufacturing, inventory, and channel requirements and make recommendations on packing design related to safety, sustainability, protection, and cost.
  • Make recommendations on facilities, equipment, materials, and personnel to improve efficiency of operations.
  • Work cross-functionally with procurement, sourcing, and manufacturing to determine costs and feasibility of producing proposed packaging and/or packing changes.
  • Recommend methods for improving production efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities.
  • Assist in production problem solving as it relates to the functionality of current or new packaging.
  • Advise on efficient packing procedures, marketplace trends, innovations in packaging materials, and utilization of sealing and fastening devices.
  • Work with existing packaging suppliers to improve product packaging.
  • Knowledge of Packaging Standards such as ASTM, ISTA etc.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Minimum professional and educational background desired (include years of experience).
  • 4-Year bachelor’s degree preferably in Industrial, Mechanical, or Packaging Engineering or related field
  • 5 or more years of full cycle packaging design experience


  • 4-Year bachelor’s degree preferably in Industrial, Mechanical, or Packaging Engineering or related field
  • 2-Year Master Degree in Packaging Engineering.
  • 4 to 6 years’ experience of full cycle packaging design experience.
  • Key technical skills and knowledge.
  • Expertise in various should costing methodologies like Zero base costing, Supplier base costing etc and systems (aPriori or equivalent)
  • Expertise in product manufacturing processes, packaging, conveyance, inventory, packing, and shipping/receiving systems.
  • Understanding of transit and packaging testing equipment.
  • Understanding of current industry standards as well as related governmental and international environmental regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong initiative and the ability to be self-directed in completing tasks.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, in addition to strong teamwork, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to represent the company professionally to both customers and suppliers.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptive to internal processes and change, delays or unexpected events
  • Proficiency at the intermediate to experienced level in CAD and MS Office software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).
  • Ability to travel up to 35% to domestic and/or international sites
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing methodologies and principles
  • Working knowledge of Design Software like PTC Creo, ArtiosCAD etc.
  • Knowledge of PLM system Windchill.
  • Understanding and Knowledge of Sustainable Packaging materials.

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Physical Demands

  • Office environment
  • Teardown the product and moving small part/equipment

Work Environment

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
  • Opportunity to work with international people.
  • Capable of working with cross functional teams
  • Adaptability to work with different work culture, time zones
  • Most of the work is related to design and engineering for new as well as old product.
  • Opportunities may include travelling abroad for various job assignments.
  • Opportunity to be a part of a new team and building up the function
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