Company Overview: This company is one of one of the
world’s largest manufacturers, marketers, and distributors of consumer products. This division, a leading designer
and marketer of automotive fragrance and appearance products, was acquired in 2016. With over 4,500 employees world wide
the company excels in providing growth opportunities for its people.
Position: The Packaging Specialist
is under the direction of the Packaging Development Manager and will work with minimal supervision to develop packaging
for various products (battery and auto care) included in assigned projects. The incumbent also will serve as a packaging
developer to support innovation, cost savings, and business continuity projects. In this position they will serve as a contributing
member of cross-functional business teams with its primary focus to support requests of the company’s Packaging Design
Center. They also will support concept, development, and manufacturability of product packaging for the Americas operations
as well as contract packaging operations. Finally, they also will be responsible for monitoring progress against timelines
and due dates as well as provide guidance and coaching to those assigned on a project basis.
assigned Package Development projects, working with Brand and project teams, to meet category objectives and project ship
Hold discussions during packaging team meetings, communicate technical issues and details to
the project team and management.
Provide packaging options. Develop, engineer and test packaging components and modify as necessary
to meet: customer requirements, functional parameters, cost targets, manufacturing and shipping requirements.
Provide technical input to package design process and assure the package is designed for manufacturing
Execute new package designs and perform package component testing and qualification. Working
with suppliers, from engineering prints, to making models/prototypes, through to unit and production tooling.
will have a significant amount of interaction with global affiliates and sourced product suppliers.
design and rapid prototyping efforts for Global TPM’s (Third Party Manufacturers).
effectively with Package Development (Engineers and Technicians) and Operations to assure creation of timely functional
Develop strong relationships and communicate effectively to manage projects with Marketing,
Procurement, Logistics, Operations and Suppliers.
· Keep abreast of developments across
appropriate packaging and manufacturing technologies.
· Must be able to effectively organize
and manage workflow of multiple projects and priorities in a dynamic environment.
be able to demonstrate a general understanding of project management to realize the order, importance, and impact of appropriate
project activities and maintain Packaging commitments to project scheduling.
be able to communicate issues effectively to technical and non-technical personnel. (Marketing, Finance, Logistics, and