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Senior Packaging Engineer II or III
Ontario, CA




The primary role of this position is to deliver innovative packaging solutions based on marketing requirements and consumer insights.  This position will also support existing businesses through packaging revisions, cost savings projects, and packaging harmonization projects.  The Senior Packaging Engineer III must bring expert level technical skills and be able to manage multiple packaging projects on schedule.  This position is an ideal opportunity for any individual looking to leverage their packaging expertise, with the opportunity for career advancement in a large CPG company.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties, responsibilities and activities are listed in no particular order and may be changed or updated at any time with or without notice.)

  • Deliver innovative packaging solutions of flexible films, paperboard, and corrugate based on marketing requirements and consumer insights
  • Support businesses through packaging revisions, cost savings projects, and packaging harmonization projects.
  • Manage all aspects of specification development, BOM creation, and document retention for packaging materials
  • Manage dielines and artwork through development and approval
  • Conduct appropriate distribution testing to validate designs
  • Manage multiple projects on schedule
  • Create and manage timelines for each project through each project stage
  • Lead packaging supplier qualifications
  • Participate in equipment manufacturing factory acceptance tests
  • Participate in equipment qualifications, plant testing, and start-of-production at manufacturing plants
  • Manage quality issue resolution from manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, customers, and consumers by driving rapid resolution through analytical investigations
  • Mentor junior engineers…giving guidance and project assistance to grow the team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Engineering from a recognized Packaging Program
  • Certified Packaging Professional (CPP)
  • 7-15 years of experience in Packaging Engineering role, preferably within CPG company
  • Expert understanding of packaging materials…flexible films, paperboard, and corrugate
  • Extensive knowledge of Packaging Engineering processes, such as cGMP packaging design and product life cycle
  • Proficient in CAPE and Adobe Illustrator
  • Expert understanding of packaging equipment and manufacturing
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency to facilitate organized, accurate, and effective project launches
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills…ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and our suppliers
  • Deep understanding of the role of packaging on the customer and consumer
  • Understanding financial implications of packaging on P&L, Margin, and COGS
  • Ideal, but not required…leadership of junior engineers or packaging staff members

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