Company Overview: This client is a very successful
small family, third generation owned business that started in 1937 and is headquartered in southern Wisconsin. They care
deeply about their loyal customers and are committed to helping individuals to look and feel their very best. It is a fun
place to work that values high ethics, integrity and team work. They have over 80 different SKU product items distributed
in over 45 countries around the world.
The Packaging Engineer will be responsible for ongoing packaging
related business support activities, the development of new primary and secondary packaging solutions, as well as design,
development and commercialization of merchandising display units. In addition, he or she will be responsible for interfacing
with packaging suppliers and hands-on development and testing of all materials including creating specifications. This individual
will work closely with their supervisor and cross-functional team members to support and lead packaging related technical
Works collaboratively with peers and cross-functional
team members and is accountable for all packaging related NPD (program management) tasks and activities.
Works closely with packaging component suppliers,
design firms, and research affiliates to identify, develop and source primary and secondary packaging options as well as
new merchandizing display solutions.
· Supports operations and customer service teams with respect to resolving packaging related production
Identifies/develops new, innovative, packaging, printing,
and merchandizing concepts.
for developing and maintaining an internal packaging specifications data-base along with associated processes and procedures
Responsible for complying with; GLP, cGMP, regulatory
guidance documents, and company laboratory policies and procedures.
· Works collaboratively with cross-functional business partners and colleagues to develop, support,
manage and execute against all packaging project timelines.
· Responsible for hands-on development and testing (i.e. stability, material performance) of new
primary/secondary packaging solutions, printing, shippers, and merchandizing display units.
Supports the development of component and finished
closely with suppliers and manufacturing to support the transfer of new packaging components and/or materials to the production
Coordinates and manages external testing laboratories
to meet timelines and reporting dates.
· Works closely with company Regulatory Dept. to maintain global regulatory awareness with respect
to resin’s, dyes/pigment safety, and packaging testing requirements (i.e. heavy metals, dye/pigment migration, processing
Maintains awareness of global competitive and not-in-kind
closely with supervisor to develop packaging Intellectual Property as appropriate.
· Responsible for all testing associated with demonstrating and supporting packaging stability/integrity
and defining shipping requirements and pallet configurations.