Come join our package development team and help us design and develop new consumer goods packaging for product launches and current product updates emphasizing innovation, quality and regulatory standards, and cost effectiveness.
You will manage a diverse set of packaging projects, facilitating and coordinating project activities, and participating in cross functional teams that include marketing, supply chain, regulatory, legal and others.
You will be responsible for creating preliminary product cost estimates and bill of materials, maintaining data material master and issue finished goods specifications. This role also involves initiating and supporting product sourcing and cost of goods reduction projects, fostering close cooperative relationships with external suppliers and manufacturers. Of course, you'll follow internal policies with particular emphasis on compliance to the company’s Quality System and external regulatory standards including ISO 13485 and FDA regulations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design and develop new packaging for product launches with emphasis on innovation, quality standards and cost effectiveness
- Process material master data setup and change requests in SAP to meet business needs
- Ensure quality of master data with other functional data owners to support ongoing maintenance and data integrity
- Facilitate and coordinate project activities to minimize project timelines
- Participate in cross-functional teams that include Marketing, Regulatory, Quality and Supply Chain
- Responsible for creating preliminary product cost estimates
- Create and issue component and finished goods specifications
- Initiate and support ongoing product sourcing and cost of goods reduction projects
- Foster close cooperative relationships with external suppliers and manufacturers
- Follow internal policies with particular emphasis on compliance to the company’s Quality System and external regulatory standards including ISO 13485 and FDA regulations
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from accredited university or college in packaging and/or related field preferred
- 5+ years of package engineering experience with a consumer products organization
- At least one year of experience in a material management environment
- Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
- Ability to lead technology exploration and provide technical advice to both internal and external associates
- Ability to identify, problem solve and interpret complex packaging engineering problems
- Capable of making sound technical decisions on a wide range of issues regarding both packaging and filling operations
- Knowledge of SAP, CAPE, TOPS, Microsoft Project and AutoCAD
Travel: 10% via car, air, rail. Required valid driver's license, passport and credit card.