Packaging Engineer

Location: Culver City, CA
Date Posted: 06-12-2017
We are looking for a talented Packaging Engineer to join the MedMen team!

The Packaging Engineer designs, tests, and implements packaging designs that are an integral part of the organization’s Product Development process. They also review and improve existing packaging designs.

This individual develops, designs, and tests standards and guidelines for developing packaging solutions for the organization’s products. They work with internal resources and packaging suppliers to achieve functional packaging goals.
 

Essential Functions
 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
  • Oversee and manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing.
  • Troubleshoot new and existing packaging problems involving designs, materials, and processes and provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions.
  • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of the product to determine physical characteristics of an item, 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.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Work closely with global suppliers, engineering, product management, operations, and sourcing.
  • Participate in product introduction teams, to deliver new products to market.
  • Identify and implement cost-saving initiatives related to packaging materials, labor, efficiency, transportation, and storage.
  • Work closely with Engineering to optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead time, quality, regionalization, standardization, supply assurance, and compliance with customer, regulatory, and internal requirements.
  • Specify and recommend efficiency tools and test methods to develop and validate packaging designs.
  • Work with the manufacturing department to ensure that the packaging designs are optimized for manufacturability.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive test plans to ensure that packaging exceeds customer specifications.
 
 
 
Supervisory Responsibility
This position will have supervisory responsibilities including leading, coaching, training and hiring teams.
 


Travel
This position requires up to 25% travel.
 

Required Education and Experience
  • Proven work experience in process engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience
 
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Prior experience in a consumer products company on cost down redesign efforts
  • Experience in high volume consumer goods a plus
  • Must be hands-on and use a practical approach to suppliers and distribution chain
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are required
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • Analytical thinker with interpersonal skills
Talent Aquisition Team
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