Job title: Senior Packaging Engineer (Secondary packaging)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG / F&B
Skills: Packaging Engineer End of Line Packaging Secondary Packaging FMCG industry Packaging Engineering Mechanical Engineering Packaging Equipment Technology Packaging Technology
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-04-09
Job ID: 32409
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Job Description

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



  • Lead Secondary Packaging technology
    • Main global technical lead contact for End of Line secondary packaging equipment.
    • Establish governance and strategy for the above technology.
    • Support our sustainability and performance goals by identifying and developing fit for purpose packaging solutions and mastering the interaction of materials with machines.
    • Develop affordable automation solutions that provide a good return on investment in the markets where we operate.
    • Enhance the capabilities of manufacturing by developing a flexible and agile machine portfolio that matches the needs of various channels.
    • 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.
    • Develop related standards based on the needs of the business.
    • Review and validate feedback to design and best practices across organisation
    • Provide competence development through workshops, e-learnings, webinars, technical assistance to markets / factories.
    • Be an active communicator on related technology development with the packaging community.
    • Establish minimum criteria for factory to specify during CAPEX request.
    • Review CAPEX submissions by the factories to advice feasibility.
  • 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 automation solutions.



  • BSc, MSc or equivalent degree preferably in packaging or mechanical engineering with at least 6 years of experience in FMCG End of Line Packaging is required.
  • Excels in a collaborative environment, independent and resourceful, and able to manage multiple tasks/assignments concurrently
  • Passion for packaging equipment technology and has an R&D mentality.
  • Fundamental knowledge of fiber based packaging materials and its interaction with machine automation.
  • Ability to develop research ideas and to create original, differentiating technology and apply technical knowledge to meet business needs.
  • Understands the packaging performance requirements of supply chain and associated testing methodologies.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with ability to lead/manage multiple projects/priorities.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to communicate technical information to all levels of organization.
  • Strong technical competence in mechanical design preferred.
  • Experience in managing eCommerce packaging is preferred.
  • PMP certification and Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.


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