Newell Brands Packaging Engineer - Beauty Division in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Packaging Engineer - Beauty Division

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Sr. Manager, R&D and PMO

Job Summary:

This Packaging Engineer will collaborate with cross-functional business partners to develop consumer driven packaging designs for major new product launches. The Packaging Engineer will analyze market and consumer trends and apply fundamentals of packaging engineering – materials, processing and structural development software. The Packaging Engineer will also manage packaging engineering deliverables against project timelines.

Job Description / Responsibilities:

Business Acumen

  • Understands projectP&L and key drivers that affect overall project financial health ensuringprojects meet established objectives (e.g. margins, costs, revenue).

  • Understands whatproject success is and drives path forward to achieve success in most timelyand cost effective manner.

  • Executesimmediate technical strategy through new product initiatives.

  • Applies technicalknowledge and understanding to day-to-day decision making.

TechnicalLeadership

  • Provides routineengineering, working autonomously on project teams with little to no guidancefrom more senior engineers.

  • Demonstratesintermediate level of understanding of manufacturing processes and technologiesused to produce a product.

  • Designs andconducts tests for product performance.

ProblemSolving

  • Compiles testdata to provide strategic direction for solving problems.

  • Partnerswith Engineering team and Graphic Designer to develop potential new packagesolutions.

DualCitizenship

  • Participates oncross-functional teams to work seamlessly across boundaries of company,culture, and geography for successful project execution.

  • Participates inconsensus on new product development (NPD), productivity and productmaintenance.

  • Incorporatesconsumer and market insights as a driver of innovation and project execution.

Communication

  • Preparesproject status and risks to manager with proper level of detail and recoverplans.

  • Challengesand provides constructive mitigation strategies.

  • Supportscadence and techniques to run efficient meetings.

  • Participates inforums for ideation and technical sharing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PackagingEngineering or a closely related Engineering field with retail packagingdevelopment experience.

  • At least two years of developmentexperience in packaging engineering for consumer products.

  • Effective communication (verbal andwritten) and presentation skills.

  • Proven knowledge of consumerproducts packaging technology, methods, and conversion processes.

  • Previous experience with globalpackaging suppliers, processes and regional packaging materials.

  • Proficiency with ArtiosCAD and otherpackaging specific software is desired.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

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