Packaging Engineer

Barcelona (Spain)
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Packaging Engineer

Barcelona (Spain)

Ref: PM3884 April 19, 2021 MASS COMMODITIES

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The position serves as a key technical resource to generating new Packaging for product launches in response to a given brief, evaluate new suppliers, collaborate on supply and package options, and manage package engineering project tactics and tasks that support project implementation. Functions: 1.Generate/Execute NPD projects and EPD projects ensuring brand relevance: - Design packaging thinking on marketing brief, factory capabilities, supply chain relevant factors (LT, MOQ), procurement cost and R&D requirements. - Investigate packaging options and costs (preliminary BOM, Coordination with GSP to define suppliers, and costs, provide marketing with input on manufacturability and aspects affecting costs, provide cost of tooling and tests/trials costs, alignment with R&D on the best container-formula combinations to obtain the best product performance. - Acts as prime interface with plant personal regarding production runs of products and any problems arising. - Collaboration with R&D in carrying out the necessary tests to ensure proper container-product interaction-compatibility test. - Manage with Finance and PMO the cost estimations during all phase of the project in order to assure COG still on target. - Attend Factory first run production. - Supply innovation to marketing: performance, shapes and sustainability. 2. Be the Owner (generations and continuously manage) all documentations related to packaging and pack use: - Definition and creation of Bill of Material. - Definition and creation of pack technical specifications. - Provide technical specifications to suppliers. - Define, in collaborations with MKT, the packaging Quality standards (components and FG) for QC use. - Generation of filling and assembling documentation. - Creation and maintenance of logistic data. - Responsible for creating, maintaining and updating the required documentation related to the green dot. 3. Manage and implement Value Engineering projects: - Supply innovations to Operations: to improve performance, quality and/or cost effectiveness (Stays abreast of industry trends and new technologies, coordinate with Procurement modifications on components technical specifications, Background on materials process to work close to suppliers, wide collaboration with suppliers. - Promote, push implement and lead improvements in packaging components and associated processes (Value Engineering). - Collaborate with Procurement to looking for new supplier and to define the preferred list of suppliers adapted to the new requirements. Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Packaging engineering, Industrial engineering, Chemical Engineering or equivalent is required. Desirable 1-2 years of experience as a Packaging development and engineering with demonstrated track record of delivering results in a complex environment, but not necessary. • Knowledge of Supply Chain and procurement practices, business operation, marketing and timeline is desirable. • Ability to work under compressed timelines to achieve project goal; ability to stay organized and multitasked. • Computer proficient (Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint). • Fluent Spanish and English.

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