Packaging Engineer

Trumbull, CT, United States
October 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

  • Represent R&D Packaging for the North American Laundry Care business.
  • Create, maintain & ensure standardized packaging specifications.
  • Drive adoption of global standards and protocols to qualify packaging materials & vendors.
  • Packaging team member responsible for packaging input to master data processes: artwork development, components, bills-of-material. Maintain dielines & drawings in SAP.
  • Lead qualification projects of new packaging materials & suppliers related to cost savings and/or performance opportunities. Author & execute associated plant trials.
  • Develop & implement In-Store Merchandising programs across multiple categories.
  • Collaborate with internal & external partners providing technical support to ensure quality standards, package performance, and continued supply of packaging materials.
  • Assist Quality & Manufacturing in solving packaging related quality issues. Provide guidance & processes to minimize recurrence.

  • BS in Packaging Science or related engineering field, 1-3 years of professional industry experience in Packaging. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Preference toward consumer products.
  • Easily learns new systems & processes. Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Attention to detail and rigor in specification & protocol writing.
  • Maintains a focused knowledge of sustainability initiatives & future trends beneficial toward corporate goals.
The salary range for this role is $72,600 to $105,200. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut. This salary range may also me modified in the future.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

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