Director of Packaging

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Job Description

Position Summary:

 

Director of Packaging will be responsible for managing and executing multiple packaging projects related to innovation, sustaining the base business of our brands, cost savings, and continuous quality improvements.

 

Key Activities:

 

  • Initiate ideation sessions and works with marketing and sales to lead the development of concepts that contribute to consumer purchase decisions.
  • Leverage and manage internal and external networks to generate solutions that meet the packaging requirements, product needs, and consumer experiences.
  • Generate, develop and execute packaging ideas by leveraging existing manufacturing capability.
  • Initiate testing and perform economic and technical feasibility studies on new packaging platforms delivered through ideation that help fulfill unmet consumer needs and drive incremental sales.
  • Develop and execute the design of experiment/test methodologies on packaging materials.
  • Identify and develop packaging material specifications to maintain product integrity by maximizing long term quality and shelf life while minimizing cost.
  • Develop packaging bill of materials and enter into the project management system for manufacturing/co-pack implementation.
  • Engage with vendors, package development groups, and testing services to develop and manufacture components which meet the company's requirements for performance and reliability.
  • Obtain competitive cost estimates for new packaging materials.
  • Plan, coordinate and report each trial, provide appropriate level of technical support & expertise to execute trial objectives and ensure proper documentation of each activity.
  • Lead development and optimization of packaging specifications, pallet patterns and testing protocols across all packaging formats ensuring the accuracy of specifications issued, including mechanical drawings and written text.
  • Ensure all quality expectations for finished goods are delivered.

 

Required Qualification:

 

  • BS Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Proficient in project management software, 3D printing and hardware, ESKO software, 2d and 3d CAD, Adobe Illustrator.
  • Basic understanding of engineering principals - knowledge of engineering disciplines: Process, Packaging, Electrical, Construction or Computer Services.
  • In-depth understanding of packaging equipment design and function.

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Posted: Jun 08, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Packaging Packaging