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Quality Search  -  Since 1981

Position Title

Senior Packaging Engineer




7-10 years


Consumer Products

Salary Range


Targeted Bonus Range



B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent


Up to10%

Direct Reports



Possible Sign On Bonus


Company Overview: They are leading global company offering imaginative solutions for their customers through a diverse portfolio of well-known and trusted brands. They have built leading market positions through new product innovation, product quality and competitive pricing.

Position: This Senior Packaging Engineer will work closely with a cross-functional global team, especially R&D, Creative and Marketing across all company locations. You will be responsible for overseeing global structural packaging development, testing, and implementation for most of this company’s Health & Home products. 


  • Responsible for overseeing structural packaging development for all domestic and some global packaging projects managing testing, and implementation as needed
  • Work closely with a cross-functional global team, especially R&D, Creative and Marketing across all regions.  
  • Maintain alignment and collaboration with business stakeholders, leveraging their experience and connections to suppliers, to assist with packaging solution efforts
  • Create internal packaging structure designs for corrugate, folding board cartons and interiors as well as plastic clamshells and blister packs.   Use best practices to achieve most efficient design to realize all functions and features
  • Responsible for managing domestic testing related to packaging such as transportation, drop, stacking, vibration, compression testing, etc.
  • Assess the current packaging structure process and identify areas to improve.
  • Continuous assessment and improvement of packaging design structure on existing products.
  • Investigation and understanding of competitive package structure designs. 
  • Is familiar with how products travel through supply chain and impact on packaging design and testing.
  • Review and maintain the companies packaging structure design guidelines, specifications, acceptance criteria and test methods.
  • Work with Creative team to integrate structure and artwork into finished packaging.
  • Provide recommendations on material to use for intended packaging.
  • Perform feasibility assessment and cost estimation on above related works.  Identify cost reduction solutions and quality improvement opportunities
  • Lead packaging structure design reviews and testing verification.  Support and assist product reviews as needed
  • Create packaging related documentation and data sheets as needed
  • Interface with China Sourcing and Packaging teams to insure clear communication with vendors
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Ensure packaging structures meet all customer and regulatory requirements for materials and testing


Education:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent related degree.

Experience:  Requires 7-10 years of structural packaging design related experience.


  • This position is ideally suited for an individual who has demonstrated success in a similar role as well as working in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must possess 3D CAD skills necessary for Packaging design.  Be well versed in all the 3D conversions between most popular 3D software. Creo / ArtiosCAD / CAPE / TOPS a plus
  • Have a solid understanding and background working with plastic and paper based material
  • Ability to prepare some packaging prototypes and perform or manage testing based on design needs.  Ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams and communicate concise, accurate status updates on projects
  • Working experience of appliance or consumer packaging for electrical CPG hard goods products is a plus

Contact us to discuss this opportunity - OR -  Pass this job along to a fellow Packaging Professional

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