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 worldwide,
the company excels in providing growth opportunities for its people.
Position: This Senior Packaging
Engineer is under the direction of the Global Packaging Shared Services Manager and will work with minimal supervision
to develop packaging for various products. The incumbent also will serve as a packaging developer in support of innovation,
cost savings, and business continuity projects. They will serve as a contributing member of cross functional business teams
and support concept, development, manufacturability, and system setup of packaged products purchased from third party
suppliers globally. Additionally, the incumbent will have a major role in managing and monitoring progress against timelines
and due dates as well as provide guidance and coaching to other colleagues assigned to the project.
Manage assigned Package Development projects working with Brand and project teams to meet category
objectives and project ship dates.
Hold discussions during packaging team meetings; communicate technical issues and details to
the project team and management.
Communicate and follow up with third party suppliers to meet product requirements including
timing, design, and quality.
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 package designed for manufacturing
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.
· Work closely
with third party product suppliers to guide them to meet packaging requirements including reviewing drawings, samples, specifications,
and general artwork.
Work with Package Shared Services resources (Specialist and Technicians) to assure creation
of timely functional specifications.
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.
· Organize and manage workflow of
multiple projects and priorities in a dynamic environment.
· Demonstrate a strong understanding
of project management to realize the order, importance, and impact of appropriate project activities and maintain Packaging
commitments to project scheduling.
Communicate issues to technical and non-technical personnel (Marketing, Finance, Logistics,
Must have a strong background of implementing cost savings reductions (material & process).
Provide support to the overall cross functional project team for new product launches.
Project Management Skills:
· Prioritize and organize workload
on multiple projects of medium-to-high complexity.
· Develop and
implement schedules and ensure the engineering procedures are followed.
· Manage multiple
assigned projects, monitoring the status of all elements affecting the outcome of the project, ensuring project deliverables
Mentor other packaging team members.
· Clearly communicate technical
and non-technical information via verbal presentation and in writing with management, team members and support personnel.