Packaging Engineer, Burlington VT



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Burlington, VT - North - (USA) 1795 Williston Road VT South Burlington , VT - 05403 Phone : 803-862-5747



Job Description

Local Burlington Vermont Company that produces natural, green cleaning products is hiring a Packaging Engineer to provide technical support in the development of packaging that consistently exceeds consumer's expectations. Packaging must support company sustainability, authenticity, and overall packaging guidelines.

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 sustainability goals and standards

* 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

* 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

* Identify and pursue cost improvement projects in support of sourcing

* 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

Job 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

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