Supplier Package Engineer


Job Title
Supplier Package Engineer
Job Major CategoryEngineering
Job Location
Job Description

As Supplier Package Engineer, your mission will be to work with clients, manufacturers and internal teams to ensure bespoke tooling and products are suitable for manufacture and fit for purpose. Use knowledge and expertise to:

•    Keep abreast of latest available technology, production and engineering processes.
•    Work with manufacturers to understand limitations and opportunities.

•    Work with clients to better understand packaging needs.
•    Contribute to bespoke briefs to ensure relevant information is considered.

•    Liaise with clients, manufactures and internal teams to during the design and development process to ensure that bespoke packaging products meet the given brief, set requirements, specifications and cost targets.

•    Ensure successful handover of designs including use of drawings, specifications, testing requirements, etc.
•    Ensure risks are adequately identified and negated.

•    Responsible for establishing processes including protocol for tool validation and product validation. Responsible for developing report and documentation formats.
•    Responsible for tool validation.
•    Responsible for testing and validation of products from new tooling.  
•    Ensure relevant documentation requirements are met.
•    Ensure regulatory requirements are met.

•    Support sales activity by providing technical expertise in front of clients at sales stage.
•    Apply technical expertise to contribute to cost-down, value analysis projects and to quality improvement projects.
•    Promote and coordinate improvements in technical knowledge within the organization.
•    Participation in relevant Group meetings and activities.

Qualifications, Experience, Requirements


  • 5+ years direct experience in a packaging technical and engineering role.
  • Advanced level user of IT applications.
  • Other European or Asian languages would be a distinct advantage.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.


  • Excellent technical knowledge of packaging development and production, preferably in the cosmetics or pharmaceutical sector.
  • Excellent ability for detecting problems and opportunities for improvement and for implementing corrective/preventative action.
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers of goods or services.
  • Ability to communicate with representatives at any level or position in a company.
  • Proactive approach towards decision making.
  • Highly responsible team player
  • Good interpersonal skills for working with internal and external clients and partners
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to focus on details as well as the big picture.
Language Skills

•    English (required).


Province: Shanghai Municipality Country: China

  • Lorena Rueda
  • Job -> Job Template
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  • Created 13 NOV 2017
  • Modified 15 MAR 2018
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