Packaging Systems Engineer

Packaging Developer

Minimum ? Engineering degree in any disciple

Minimum experience of 1 year in relevant field

The tasks a Packaging Engineer is expected to perform include:Planning and directing activities concerned with design and development of protective packaging containers

Analysing engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of the item

Consulting with establishment's purchasing and production departments to determine costs and feasibility of producing proposed packaging Developing sketches, specifications, samples and written analyses of proposed packaging in order to present design for approval

Advising employer or customers on efficient packing procedures, innovations in packaging materials and utilisation of sealing and fastening devices

Knowledge of semiconductor devices and electronics applications

Knowledge of qualification and reliability requirements for COGKnowledge of overall industry trend Ability to drive the COG roadmap

Knowledge of LCD glass substrate technologies, suppliers and design rules

Not applicable


Possess leadership qualities

Team player


It is not a desk job

The candidate will handle a team of Workers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Occupational hazards may include stiffness, back pain and poor vision, if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 per month(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the CapitalGoodsandManufacturingSector in India

The capital goods and manufacturing sector of India:

Has a potential of making a significant contribution to the economy of India

The planning commission has targeted a growth of 5% for this sector

Provides large Indian demand in the capital goods sector providing an able platform to scale up

Factors such as increasing disposable income levels, rising consumer awareness and demand for processed food, are expected to be the key drivers of this growth story

Going forward:

There are more than 22,000 registered packaging companies in India, more than 85 percent of which are MSMEs

Due to an increase in manufacturing sector in India, there is a high demand for packaging engineers

The total demand of F&B packaging segment stands at around US$13.2 billion (72,000 Cr) and accounts for around 85 percent market share followed by pharmaceuticals and other market segments

There is ample scope for Packaging Engineers in India as flexible packaging is on the rise

Food and beverage producing companies

Glass factories

Iron and steel company

Cities and towns across India