Full Time | Salary | Denver, CO
About the Firm
Founded in 2012 and has grown to become a leading health and wellness oriented CPG company. The firm is culture driven and maintains the can-do attitude of a growth-stage business that is backed by private equity / venture capital. They are focused on learning, sharing ideas, and working with like-minded innovators.
Consumer products goods packaging experience required.
A tactical packaging engineer with dieline, testing, and sourcing experience.
Independent and hard working with a great work ethic.
Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex projects in tandem from start to finish.
Ability to predict, recognize and define problems, and generate, select and implement timely solutions.
Manage projects that include design/redesign, development, and commercialization of packages, consolidation, line extensions/efficiencies, and package improvements.
Provide leadership for projects to ensure launch timing, testing, enhance product quality, improve integrity are on time and within agreed upon cost objectives and/or driving down costs.
Provide comprehensive feasibility of each concept or package that defines function, manufacturability,component cost, preliminary development lead time, risk and global consistency.
Test package stability and integrity through various testing processes.
Work with sales, marketing, manufacturing and supply chain divisions.
Oversee internal and external prototyping as well as design reviews.
Work with operations to assure packaging components are of high quality and can easily run on packaging lines to be efficiently produced.
Communicate timelines, true cost estimates and risk mitigation plans.
Maintain pulse of industry trends, new technologies and new product packaging.
BS in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field.
5+ years of experience in packaging design, preferably in cosmetics or consumer goods global packaging development.
Detailed knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging types.
Knowledge of packaging manufacturing (i.e. folding cartons, shelf life, package stability, component assembly, decorating techniques, etc.).
Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results.
Understand supply chain, the flow of products and lead time for packaging.
Ability to create and structure Bill of Materials (BOM).
Have experience in shipping high volume and high-quality products.
Have excellent computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Microsoft Project experience or equivalent is a plus.