This privately held company was founded in 1852 and is a leading food and beverage producer with a commitment to offer
the food service industry unsurpassed product quality and variety. It develops and markets quality products with innovative
packaging to meet the needs of Food Service, Ingredient, and International customers. The company offers beverages, toppings
and sauces, food ingredients, frozen desserts, and nutritional products
Position: The Senior
Packaging Engineer will have complete control of all packaging components and related
equipment to ensure cost effectiveness, package integrity, product quality, and conformance to customer specifications
Description of Responsibilities:
Package specifications to adhere to the strictest Quality Assurance systems
improve, and/or develop a standardized packaging specification system that can be completed by our packaging vendors and
approved by the Senior Packaging Engineer.
Document packages must include all relevant information required for the development of quality
control procedures on all in-bound components to prohibit out of spec components from entering the production stream.
also to include how and on what size unitization or palletization system we will accept to include height, pallet size,
bagged, shrink wrapped, etc.
All Ink Code systems
· Packaging vendor sourcing and
Develop a formalized sourcing contracting system and/or documentation for the leverage and purchase
of all packaging components to include, where applicable, integration with our other manufacturing plant.
on price, terms, and minimum shipments will be forwarded to purchase logistics for execution against contract and/or master
Work with vendors on value engineering innovations in packaging design to decrease cost, improve
operational efficiency or customer/end-user value.
· Packaging Database:
with IT Department to develop a comprehensive database which integrates with our packaging costs system and provides additional
information as required by all departments.
· Packaging Equipment:
a key role in the selection and design of all packaging related equipment and the integration of same into our operation.
Have primary responsibility of the equipment and packaging supplier related issues causing inefficiencies
and/or quality problems.
Improve manufacturing line efficiencies, by improving addressing/maintaining these areas:
Bottle Paneling, Shrink Label Integrity, Glue, Automation, Bulk In-Bound Containers, Manual Line QC on PET Lines, Squeeze
Bottle Line, Induction Seals, PET Cap Leaks, Remy, CombiTwist, and Primary Code Equipment.
maintenance related issues involving packaging equipment and line efficiencies.
with Sales and Marketing departments on all elements of bringing in-house new products to the marketplace to include outside
Research new package technologies that add value or reduce costs of total operation.
Manage multiple package development projects for innovation, quality, sustainability, and cost
Oversee and manage the complete packing development process – interface with Manufacturing
and Supply Chain teams for packaging related projects including trials, production, cost savings and improving line efficiency
related to packaging
Support efforts for quality monitoring and assurance processes with packaging suppliers across
the network; establish standards and guidelines for supplier evaluation, evaluate and select suppliers/ vendors
Optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead time, quality, regionalization, standardization,
supply assurance and compliance
Specify and recommend efficiency tools and test methods to develop and validate packaging