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Lead Innovation Packaging Engineer
Fort Worth, TX

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$120,000 - $145,000 / yr

Packaging Engineer & Program Manager


Come be Innovative!


·       Location: 30 minutes from Fort Worth and 30 minutes from Plano.  Not too far from Grapevine Lake or Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

·       NEWLY CREATED JOB AT THE COMPANY!  Created to help them diversify their offerings and drive growth.

·       This role designs new products and improves current ones.   This is for someone who likes to innovate and enjoys engineering.

·       Although this position is not a management role, the expectation is to lead projects and potentially manage people in a few years (if all goes well/right).  

·       Searching for someone who can work autonomously without much guidance or direction – the hiring manager works off-site remotely. 

·       There is up to 40% max. estimated travel annually


If you’re interested in joining a growing and exciting organization and you have 8+ years’ experience working as a Packaging Engineer you might want to learn more about this opportunity.  Our client has created a new role in the organization to help them develop new products to drive growth across several of their products.


As the Lead Innovation Packaging Engineer & Program Manager, you will be responsible for managing the development and execution of complex single and multi-material packaging solutions projects from conception to completion, including designing, developing, and testing. You will have leadership responsibilities within the Innovation team and will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure that packaging meets the requirements of the customers, is cost-effective, and meets regulatory compliance.  Work with cross-functional teams to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.


Education/Work Experience Preferences:

·       Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field such as Engineering, Packaging Science, Industrial Technology, etc.

·       8 or more years of relevant experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a packaging environment

·       Proven leadership experience (NOTE: This does not mean we need direct management.  We are seeking Project Management, Program Management, cross-functional team leadership.)

·       Must be able to work autonomously and on-site (this isn’t a remote/hybrid position)

·       Strong knowledge of packaging materials and manufacturing processes, thermal and mechanical analysis of structures; experience with packaging testing and analysis; excellent project management skills, knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements for packaging.

·       Experience packaging larger products such as appliances, furniture, etc. would be the best fit.

·       Experience with NPI processes or stage-gate project management would be a plus

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