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Senior Packaging Specialist (Remote)

Senior Packaging Specialist (Remote)

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

The Packaging Senior Specialist is responsible for defining, documenting and implementing packaging solutions. The scope of the job includes operational improvement and the implementation of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions providing added value to our patients, consumers and customers.  The Senior Specialist shall also provide technical support, guidance and expertise to Operators, Supervisors and other functions as necessary in the development of packaging related projects.  The position requires a high degree of responsibility, intensive cross-functional collaboration, decision-making ability, leadership and self-sufficiency.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
List the main results, which the job must deliver in order to achieve its purpose.
• Act as a packaging subject matter expert in support of packaging initiatives that will result in new product introduction, increased productivity, higher quality and improved costs.
• To recommend and lead packaging development programs that reduce distribution cost or damage and provide competitive advantage.
• Introduce and deliver new and revised packaging concepts and processes focusing on environmental footprint, functionality and consumer value
• Deliver results by working in a collaborative, cross-functions environment with Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality/R&D and Sales/Marketing to manage the Material Qualification process.
• Deliver technical support on installation and commissioning of new packaging equipment, line layout modifications. 
• Provide front line support to factories.  Make sure of knowledge transfer related to packaging mastership to eliminate the root cause of assistance requests.
• May be assigned as project manager on specific projects as needed

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• BS or MS degree in Food Science, Material Science, Packaging Science, Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
• Minimum of 7 years of relevant packaging industry experience as related to the food and beverage industry, with prior experience in packaging for powder product as a plus
• Clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment and systems
• Working knowledge of project life cycle deliverables, contract and schedule
• Understanding of industry standards of Regulatory Compliance and Food Safety

 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent oral/written/interpersonal communication skills with the ability to influence others and drive alignment among team functions
• Ability to convey complex and/or detailed information to a wide range of individuals/audiences with different knowledge levels
• Strong administrative and computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner gather and analyze information skillfully to formulate action plans and follow them through to completion.
• Demonstrated project management experience as Project Leader and cross-functional team participant, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to work in a fast paced and high performing environment

#LI-EW1

Job ID

76590476

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

 

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

 

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

The Packaging Senior Specialist is responsible for defining, documenting and implementing packaging solutions. The scope of the job includes operational improvement and the implementation of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions providing added value to our patients, consumers and customers.  The Senior Specialist shall also provide technical support, guidance and expertise to Operators, Supervisors and other functions as necessary in the development of packaging related projects.  The position requires a high degree of responsibility, intensive cross-functional collaboration, decision-making ability, leadership and self-sufficiency.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
List the main results, which the job must deliver in order to achieve its purpose.
• Act as a packaging subject matter expert in support of packaging initiatives that will result in new product introduction, increased productivity, higher quality and improved costs.
• To recommend and lead packaging development programs that reduce distribution cost or damage and provide competitive advantage.
• Introduce and deliver new and revised packaging concepts and processes focusing on environmental footprint, functionality and consumer value
• Deliver results by working in a collaborative, cross-functions environment with Procurement, Manufacturing, Quality/R&D and Sales/Marketing to manage the Material Qualification process.
• Deliver technical support on installation and commissioning of new packaging equipment, line layout modifications. 
• Provide front line support to factories.  Make sure of knowledge transfer related to packaging mastership to eliminate the root cause of assistance requests.
• May be assigned as project manager on specific projects as needed

 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• BS or MS degree in Food Science, Material Science, Packaging Science, Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
• Minimum of 7 years of relevant packaging industry experience as related to the food and beverage industry, with prior experience in packaging for powder product as a plus
• Clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment and systems
• Working knowledge of project life cycle deliverables, contract and schedule
• Understanding of industry standards of Regulatory Compliance and Food Safety

 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent oral/written/interpersonal communication skills with the ability to influence others and drive alignment among team functions
• Ability to convey complex and/or detailed information to a wide range of individuals/audiences with different knowledge levels
• Strong administrative and computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner gather and analyze information skillfully to formulate action plans and follow them through to completion.
• Demonstrated project management experience as Project Leader and cross-functional team participant, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
• Ability to work in a fast paced and high performing environment

#LI-EW1

Job ID

76590476

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Bridgewater, NJ, US, 08807

Bridgewater, NJ, US, 08807


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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