Associate Engineer - Packaging
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The individual will conduct packaging development projects from initiation through manufacture (launch). Projects will consist of modifications of packaging for existing products as well as the packaging for new products.
The individual will be responsible for meeting timelines, finding solutions to problems, managing expectations, and delivering to those expectations. The individual will have accountability to their packaging projects to assure they meet quality and consumer expectations while maintaining project schedule.
Under limited manager supervision, the individual will also work closely with quality, finance, procurement, regulatory, engineering, operations, consultants and outside vendors.
- Packaging development with various materials: fiberboard, corrugated, plastics, films
- Execute basic projects with complete scope from primary through tertiary packaging development
- Generation and execution of test plans and reports
- Creation and maintaining of time lines
- Completion of qualification programs for new package designs and materials
- Completion of cost savings initiatives as related to package designs and materials
- Travel to vendor and manufacturing locations for support of packaging project activities
- Hands-on evaluation of packaging for conformance to project requirements. These activities can occur in warehouses and in packaging laboratory studies
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate would have a minimum of one year of relevant experience in package development. A preference will be towards candidates that have experience in “consumer goods” packaging areas.
The candidate should have a BS degree in Package Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering sciences
Ideal experience would include knowledge of the following areas:
- Primary through tertiary packaging development for new product launches
- Coordination and completion of qualification for new package designs and materials
- Development of component specifications
- Basic Knowledge across different packaging materials / converting methods:
- Corrugated containers
- Folding cartons (solid fiberboard)
- Plastic bottles
- Flexible Packaging
- Thermoformed Packaging
- Injection Molding
OTHER SKILLS NEEDED
- High interpersonal skills clearly showing strong communication interdepartmentally and in cross-corporate environments
- A self-motivated and proactive personality with ambitions to “learn and deliver” within a fast paced, “employee empowered” atmosphere
- High competency in Microsoft applications and general computer usage.
COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.
*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ
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