Job Details

  • Title: Packaging Engineer
  • Code: RCI-2956
  • Location: East Hanover New Jersey (NJ) 07936
  • Posted Date: 03/18/2020
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

  • Bachelor Degree in Packaging Engineering with 3 yr experience. Also can be a Mechanical Engineering BSc, Industrial or Food Engineering, with 3 yr of recent experience in packaging development.
  • The individual must possess experience in the package development process from concept initialization through commercialization in a fast-paced environment.
  • The individual must possess strong technical skills and the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • A minimum of 2 yrs. experience is required preferably in the food industry with a proven track record of leading successful plant commercialization for RD&Q.
  • This candidate must demonstrate leadership and the ability to be a strong team player representing our technical organization.
Key responsibilities:
  • Lead Packaging development and commercialization initiatives, working closely with NA cross-functional partners (i.e. operations, business teams, global pkg team, and functional partners) with some supervision.
  • Technical project leader on cross-functional project teams managing the technical timeline, providing timely communication, outlining issues, risks and contingency plans.
  • Handle multiple projects. Guidance from manager/mentor is expected.
  • Ability to generate, develop and execute packaging ideas by leveraging both existing equipment in the company and lead new equipment with the support of technical experts.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise from package development, line trials and commercialization. Some assistance from manager is expected.
  • Ensure all Packaging Quality expectations are delivered.
  • Conduct, coordinate functional testing including plant trials, lab testing, shelf-life studies, and material vendor evaluations, including analysis of data, results and follow up recommendations and action plans
  • Develops written packaging specifications and completes thorough plant trial report with minimal guidance.
  • Develop cooperative working relationships with NA cross-functional teams, the manufacturing plants (internal & external) as well as external packaging material vendors"