Manpower Group Packaging Engineer, Burlington VT in Burlington, Vermont

Local Burlington VT Company that produces Green Cleaning Products is seeking a Packaging Engineer to provide technical support for the development of packaging that consistently meets or exceeds consumer's expectations.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Collect and development departmental database on innovation applicable to Seventh Generation product categories

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Package Engineering, Materials Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3+ year's experience in package development, preferably in a consumer products goods company

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill

  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills

  • Computer proficient with Microsoft software, database management, and TOPS/CAPE software

  • Strong project management skills

Send your resume to burlington.cp@manpower.com for immediate consideration or call the Manpower Office at 802-862-5747 for more information!