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Packaging Specialist(R&D)

Company: Fres-co System USA, Inc.
Location: Telford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

*R&D Packaging Specialist*This role requires aptitude in providing technical services as well as driving product development and continuous improvement for Fres-co packages. Primary responsibility is to ensure that all internal and external customer requirements are met or exceeded. Individual will also take primary package concepts from inception to production trials and then commercialize them using a stage-gate process. Individual is expected to become a technical expert in flexible packaging, then use those skills to be a resource for continuous improvement teams throughout the company.*Responsibilities: *- Be a packaging material technical resource for Sales, Manufacturing and QC- Commercialize products through the use of Fres-co's stage-gate process- Create specifications - internal and external- Develop bill of materials and process specification, sign off at design review- Schedule trials and follow through production- Review trials and integrate customer feedback- Make adjustments to product designs and integrate _customer needs_ if necessary- Create product drawings- Interact with Sales and Customers regarding pricing, applications and package fit-for-use*Required Skills/Knowledge: *Must have excellent project management skills and flexibility to deal with frequent reprioritization of tasks. Must have experience with AutoCAD or Illustrator. Preferred to have knowledge of plastics, heat sealing, packaging design, laminating and printing of flexible packages. Must have demonstrated excellent problem solving capabilities and interpersonal skills required to work with external customers and inter-departmental teams. Some travel required (10-20%). Maintains documentation and administration of certain packaging regulatory requirements including issuance of customer certifications.*Experience: *BS degree in a technical or engineering discipline required. Packaging Engineer preferred, with 3 to 5 years experience in primary flexible package manufacturing or design. Advantageous: experience in data analysis, SPC and DOE.Job Type: Full-timePay: $45,969.00 - $80,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Employers and visitors are required to wear mask, sanitization is done regularly in all high touch areas and vaccinations are highly recommended for all staff and required for visitors.Ability to commute/relocate:* Telford, PA 18969: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)Experience:* Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Fres-co System USA, Inc., Bethlehem , Packaging Specialist(R&D), Other , Telford, Pennsylvania

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