Packaging Engineer

New
  • Location
    Burlington, Vermont
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Engineering - Packaging

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
• Develop primary packaging, secondary packaging, and shipping/distribution containers for products in response to customer quality, marketing requirements, and manufacturing partner capabilities.
• Ensure all new package development and materials of construction are aligned with company’s sustainability goals and standards.
• Conduct and document package qualification, package distribution testing, package/product compatibility and consumer use testing for new packages.
• Develop package specifications for new products and create documentation to support all product qualification requirements.
• Innovate in package design and sustainability improvement.
• Support Quality Assurance and Logistics in implementing new packaging or labeling processes at manufacturing facilities.
• Analyze and evaluate consumer feedback to identify package/label improvement opportunities.
• Collaborate with the Marketing, Product Development and Sourcing Teams to develop new package designs, sizes and evaluate cost models for new initiatives.
• Develop working relationships with existing and potential package suppliers.
• Commit to personal development and professional growth by actively participating in personal development initiatives and applying developmental thinking within the context of planning and executing work.
• Identify and pursue cost improvement projects in support of Sourcing.

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES
• Provide technical assistance and training to the Consumer Relations team as needed.
• Provide technical assistance to Quality Assurance, Operations, and Sourcing as needed to resolve packaging related manufacturing or supply issues.
• Research and track market and competitive trends to remain abreast of category package developments.
• Collect and development departmental database on innovation applicable to Seventh Generation product categories.
Pay: $34/hr
Monday to Friday 8a-5p

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
* Bachelor's Degree in Package Engineering, Materials Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* 3+ years experience in package development preferably in a consumer products goods company.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skill.
* Strong problem solving and organizational skills and proven ability to work in a fast paced work environment.
* Computer proficient with Microsoft software, database management, and TOPS/CAPE software
* Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple priorities
* Passion for working in a values based company in alignment with a learning organization

WORKING CONDITIONS
* Office environment - no special conditions
Monday to Friday 8a-5p

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