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Research & Development Packaging Specialist - Berw

Company: Wise Snacks
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLocation: Berwick, PARelocation assistance is availableWise Foods is looking for a Packaging Engineer. As the Packaging Engineer you will design, test, and implement packaging designs that are an integral part of the organization's Product Development process. You will also review and improve existing packaging designs form the point of view of maximizing cubic feet and bag size. This includes generating designs, tests standards and guidelines for developing packaging solutions for the organization's products. As well as working with internal resources and packaging suppliers to achieve functional packaging goals and collaborate performing R&D projects.Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:Oversee and manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing (bags, boxes, pallet displays, trays, etc.)

  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, structure, special handling, environmental and safety requirements, and types of materials required for packaging.
  • Establish standards and guidelines for supplier evaluation. Evaluate and select packaging suppliers/vendors; periodically conduct vendor reviews
  • Work with the manufacturing department to insure that the packaging designs are optimum for manufacturing and efficiency.Maintain a comprehensive database of packaging specifications
    • Participate in the Stage Gate meetings for the introduction of new products to the market..Work closely with Supply Chain and Purchasing to optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead-time, quality, regionalization, standardization, supply assurance, and compliance with customer, regulatory, and internal requirements.
      • Maintain an inventory of packaging equipment and its packaging capabilities.
      • Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions.
      • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage.Develop and implement comprehensive test plans to ensure that packaging match or exceeds customer specifications.
        • Collaborate with Procurement, Manufacturing, Maintenance, QA, Marketing and R&D teams in related projects with the area.
        • Collaborate on internal audits, training, documents control and other activities related with BRC system
        • Keep accurate dashboard for warehouse procedures.Other duties as assigned
          • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneouslySkills & Qualifications:Required:
            • 5 prior years' of packaging related experience
            • Proficient in Microsoft Office
            • Advanced verbal and written communication skillsPreferred:
              • Basic Spanish language skills
              • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field
              • Master's Degree in Business Administration or related fieldWise Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.Our company offers a competitive package including vacation, paid holidays, 401(k), health, dental and vision insurance and voluntary STD, LTD, and life insurance benefits.About Wise:Wise Foods Inc. (or AC Food and Snacks) is a leading producer of salty snacks with a long heritage. Founded in 1921, Wise is a brand of tradition and authenticity that consumers have come to know and trust over the last 100 years. We market our products under some of the most recognizable brand names in the salty snack industry, including Wise, Cheez Doodles, New York Deli, Bravos, Deep River and Carolina Country Snacks. We are fully owned by Arca Continental, the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. We invite you to explore growing your career with Wise!To search for other job opportunities, go to

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