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Sr Engineer - Packaging

Сфера деятельности: Packaging

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Clark, NJ

Страна: United States


As a senior packaging engineer, you will be actively using your technical learnings to support a specific brand or technical category.  You will be part of a team, beginning to contribute to the team vision, métier and personal goals. 

You will be interacting more autonomously with marketing, innovation, various other audiences, both internally and externally.  Building a level of knowledge of the brands portfolios and learning how to use your experience to 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 contribute to the teams vision. 


·        Good 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

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

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

·        Curiosity, creativity and out of the box thinking


·        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

·        Advancing in your ability to partner effectively across different functions and levels.  

·        Beginning to build strong relationships built on trust, collaboration, solid technical knowledge and business acumen.


·        Beginning to apply the process on how to translate innovation or marketing conceptions, into technically industrialized products

·        An understanding and strong interest in mold functionalities and molding processes

·        Expanding your experience in working with various materials, the manufacturing, decorating techniques and functionality of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging  

·        Increased knowledge and ability 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

·        Increased knowledge of good manufacturing capabilities, supporting necessary line trials and how the component conception impacts efficiencies of the plant


·        Performing all of the below with some level of autonomy, requesting guidance only in some key technical or management areas. 

·        Learning and beginning to apply design to conception and design to cost

·        Participate in supplier selection from a technical and overall business position

·        Define, engineer and optimize technical conceptions

·        Participating and/or managing 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

·        Understand and learning how to push Division + Operations + Vendors Adherence to key dates 

·        Learning and applying ability to anticipate and elevate blocking points to ensure meeting deadlines and or major launches

·        Responsible for 1st component reception quality in the plant

·        Be proficient in our systems related to packaging specifications, artwork and testing

·        Troubleshoot technical issues across entire supply chain

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

·        Participate in the execution of sustainability initiatives

·        Support in the execution of 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


·        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