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Position Title

Associate Manager, Packaging Development




1-3 or more years


Beauty, Cosmetics

Salary Range


Targeted Bonus Range



B.S. Degree in Packaging, Engineering or equivalent


5 -10% depending on projects.

Reports to

Manager of Engineering

Direct Reports



Strongly prefer local


Knowledge of packaging manufacturing and molding processes (i.e. injection molding, extrusion, glass forming, folding cartons, component assembly, decorating techniques, etc.)


Company Overview:  This company is a beauty, cosmetics company that is based in NYC and their products are sold direct to the consumer on the internet. Their skincare, makeup, body, and fragrance products are sold in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. They promote a skincare-first philosophy and their products were inspired by the people who use them.  They were founded on the premise that beauty isn’t made in a boardroom.  It happens when the individual is celebrated. Personal choice is the most important decision and beauty as much of an element of personal style as fashion. 

Position:  The Associate Manager of Packaging will lead development of the company’s stellar packaging components in support of the company’s growing product portfolio, on-going innovation and attention to quality.  She/he will work closely with the Product Development, Creative Design, Supply Chain and Quality teams to ensure we’re bringing the best customer experiences to life. She/he must be willing to take risks and identify new and innovative packaging solutions to delight our customers.


·        Drive new packaging development by delivering on creative design vision and presenting new concepts, technologies and delivery systems back to design

·        Manage projects to ensure launch timing, product quality and design integrity, are on time and within agreed upon cost objectives

·        Provide comprehensive feasibility of each concept or package that defines function, manufacturability, component cost, tooling estimates, preliminary development lead time, risk and global consistency

·        Cross-functionally manage projects across multiple internal and external teams, ensuring collaborative and optimized solutions

·        Support Global Supply Chain Managers with timelines, true cost estimates and risk mitigation plans

·        Advance vendor base for both packaging components and finished good production processes with new vendor qualifications

·        Maintain pulse of industry trends, new technologies and new product packaging


Education:  Requires a Bachelor Degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent..

Experience:  Requires a minimum of 1-3 or more years of experience in global packaging development


  • Detailed knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging types.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex projects in tandem.
  • Knowledge of packaging manufacturing and molding processes (i.e. injection molding, extrusion, glass forming, folding cartons, component assembly, decorating techniques, etc.)
  • Ability to predict, recognize and define problems, and generate, select and implement timely solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization and planning
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency using 2D and/or 3D design software (Artios CAD/Solidworks)
  • Proficiency using palletization software (TOPS/CAPE)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-growth, collaborative start-up environment

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

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