Job title: Senior Packaging Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG / F&B
Skills: Packaging Development Material Technology Material Science Cartoning Case Packaging Sustainability FMCG E-Commerce Packaging
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-04-09
Job ID: 32402
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Job Description

Exciting role to be part of a team in driving global transversal packaging technology within the business to meet the needs of business through innovation and technology.



  • Lead secondary packaging development for multi-channel supply chain by establishing Performance Requirements for packaging; Design Tools and Methodologies; Packaging Testing and Qualification Operational standards for Man/Machine/Material interaction
  • Lead initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of secondary and tertiary packaging through material technology, source reduction, package optimization and development of new solutions.
  • Support reduction of total delivered cost through optimization of packaging and lean principles in packing processes for existing operations and performance by design for new installations.
  • Provide competence development through workshops, e-learnings, webinars, technical assistance to markets / factories.
  • Be an active communicator on related technology development with internal packaging community.
  • Build strong relationships with key business and platform partners in order to support priority initiatives.
  • Manage and interact with key suppliers from a technical standpoint.
  • Develop and maintain a professional knowledge of new and emerging trends in secondary / tertiary packaging technology. Identify areas of opportunity to implement these new technologies into packaging solutions.



  • BSc, MSc or equivalent preferably in packaging, material sciences or mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in FMCG End Of Line Packaging Equipment environment
  • Understands the packaging performance requirements of Supply chain and End Consumer experience preferred.
  • Project management knowledge required.
  • Able to problem-solve issues effectively and work well in cross functional global teams.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, with strong focus on achieving given goals, and be able to manage multiple tasks/assignments concurrently
  • Able to effectively communicate technical information to all levels of organization
  • Strong technical competence in mechanical design preferred
  • Experience with modelling/simulation is a plus.
  • Experience in managing E-Commerce packaging advantageous.
  • Knowledge in Amazon FFP guidelines (ISTA – 6) preferred
  • PMP certification and/or Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.


Interested applicants, please submit your resume via for review.