Location: Foxboro, MA
Dorel Juvenile is looking for a Package Engineer to join the Design and Development team in Foxboro, MA.
Responsible for the package design and packaging improvements of all Dorel Juvenile products. Act as the sole source for all packaging specifications. Provide current specifications to Graphic Designers, for the development of artwork. Provide packaging specifications to Operations, for the acquisition of raw materials. Provide protocols, specifications and test methods and reports to validate new package designs for new package materials. Work closely with Marketing and Designers to develop innovative packaging structures. Work closely with project team members to implement and release new products in a timely manner. Respond to supplier request for packaging information. Evaluate all vendor package submissions and determine whether they meet specifications, recommend corrective actions. Assist in the resolution of packaging problems with the Trade and within our company. Develop store fixtures to support Sales needs. Review existing products and make recommendations on cost reduction ideas.
Bachelors degree in package engineering or equivalent along with 3+ years of related packaging experience in a consumer product environment. Experience in the development of blisters, paperboard and corrugated packaging. Knowledge of current retail use of packaging and POP displays. Knowledge of ASTM packaging test methods and their impact on packaging design. Knowledge of current printing, die-cutting and related packaging manufacturing processes. Ability to analyze competitive packaging costs and recommend designs that will meet our needs. Must be detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects. Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written a must. Proven ability to interact well with diverse groups (Design, Marketing and Sales). Proficient in Microsoft Office as well as in the use of Packaging CAD software (Artios, Cape) required.
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