Função: Operações

Tipo de Emprego: Tempo Integral

Localização: New Jersey - Jersey City

País: USA

POSITION PURPOSE:

As a packaging engineer, you will contribute to a team to effectively support a packaging category. You will be communicating packaging’s position, to multiple audiences, both internally and externally.

Using your knowledge and exposure to packaging expertise, you will offer a strong/viable technical position, while bringing valuable and meaningful solutions to the brands we support.

The role is expected to be dynamic, engaged at all levels, innovative, able to work in a fast environment and ready to be part of an efficient and modern packaging team.

OVERALL BUSINESS ACUMEN & COMMUNICATION

Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to deal effectively with all levels of a diverse and global organization and supplier base

Flexible approach to problem solving and ability to present technical solutions to your category head

Experience in technical elements necessary for the development and commercialization of new products, with an understanding of timing and financial impacts

Good self-management and organizational skills to manage documentation, materials and information for rapidly changing priorities

Curiosity, creativity and out of the box thinking

LEADERSHIP

Ability to listen, to learn and to be a professional engineer that successfully elevates the attractiveness and visibility of the department

Clearly support and contribute to a team vision in order to achieve department goals and objectives

Partnering and leading effectively across different functions and levels. Establishing strong relationships built on trust, collaboration, solid technical knowledge and business acumen.

TECHNICAL

Translation of innovation or marketing conceptions, into technically industrialized products

An understanding and strong interest in mold functionalities and molding processes

Experience in working with various materials, the manufacturing, decorating techniques and functionality of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging

Able to anticipate and recognize risks, analyze data, identify root causes, draw conclusion and deliver a solid technical report with viable packaging solutions to enable stakeholders to make quality decisions

Knowledge of finished good manufacturing capabilities, supporting necessary line trials and how the component conception impacts efficiencies of the plant.

FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES, INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO

Manage and understand design to conception and design to cost

Participate in supplier selection from a technical and overall business position

Define, engineer and optimize technical conceptions

Management of new tooling development, approval of technical drawings and part validation

Fully own specifications and all technical milestones in project timelines to ensure on-time technical validations

Responsible for 1st component reception quality in the plant

Troubleshoot technical issues across entire supply chain

Support and drive solutions to packaging consumer complaints and non-conformities

Drive sustainability initiatives

Support and drive value analysis initiatives

Identify and implement process improvements

Develop and maintain a professional knowledge of new or emerging trends, inclusive but not limited to packaging technology

Up to 25% travel to domestic and/or international suppliers and plants

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline

3+ years’ of proven experience in package engineering & development desired; preferably in the cosmetics, consumer goods or related field.

French, Portuguese, and/or Spanish Language skills are a plus

Strong PC skills; MS Office, PowerPoint and CAD software



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.