Sr. Packaging Engineer

Columbus, OH

Posted: 12/02/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 1010.22KK Pay Rate: 130,000 - 150,000 Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Packaging Engineer

This individual will be responsible for supporting the organization in Packaging within the R&D Team.  The Sr. Packaging Engineer will manage multiple projects of various degrees of difficulty and will contribute to portions of more complex technical projects as part of a larger team.  Will be responsible for planning and conducting tests, analyzing, and evaluating the data, and formulating conclusions to accomplish department goals.

Accountabilities:

  • Manage assigned packaging development projects for both core business and Innovation
  • Identify potential cost savings opportunities, including validation and implementation requirements
  • Identify efficiencies through package design and pallet cube optimization
  • Collaborate closely with Procurement and key packaging suppliers to leverage their resources and expertise
  • Validate packaging performance through lab testing and plant line trials
  • Assure packaging readiness for production, distribution and shelf-life requirements
  • Gather packaging specifications and manage database for storage and maintenance
  • Create organize and maintain pallet patterns via TOPS software
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners for identification of packaging solutions through to successful commercialization
  • Troubleshoot existing packaging as needed, recommending technical solutions
  • Coordinate packaging samples for internal and external needs as required
  • Conduct product ship testing, with data-driven recommendations through detailed reporting
  • Support packaging equipment selection efforts to meet end-need state

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at skova@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Packaging Science or related field
  • Master’s Degree preferred in Packaging Science or related field
  • 10+ years hands on experience with packaging development and testing
  • Previous experience in Food or CPG industry a plus
  • Experience with multi-plant manufacturer a plus
  • Working knowledge of CAPE or TOPS palletization software
  • Experience with multi-plant manufacturer a plus

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at skova@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  1010.22KK
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Meet Your Recruiter

Sam Kovacevic
Technical Recruiter

Proven recruiter with 15 years of experience specializing in the Food and Beverage sector.  

Strategic, Independent Recruiting Professional.  Uniquely experienced in providing qualified candidates to a broad scope of companies with talent needs. Passionate Leader who takes a trusted advisory approach to making an impact and finding the best talent available.

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