Job title: Senior Packaging Specialist/Engineer (Expert)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FMCG / F&B
Skills: End of Line Packaging Tertiary Packaging Pallet Stabilization Secondary Packaging CAPEX Engineering
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2021-10-15
Job ID: 32466
Contact email: wendyc@talentreq.com

Job Description

Exciting role for a technical professional with at least 6 years of experience in FMCG End of Line Packaging 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.

 

Role:

  • Lead Tertiary Packaging technology
    • Main global technical lead for End of Line Tertiary packaging focusing on Pallet Stabilization technologies. (Pallet Stretch Wrapping Equipment, etc.)
    • Establish governance and strategy for the above technologies.
    • Identify and develop innovative tertiary packaging solutions that support our sustainability and performance goals.
    • Support reduction of total delivered cost through optimization of packaging throughout the value chain.
    • Define parameters and requirements for pallet load integrity that ensure our products are delivered in good condition.
    • Enhance the capabilities of manufacturing by developing a flexible and agile machine portfolio that matches the needs of various channels.
    • Develop related standards based on the needs of the business.
    • Review and Validate feedback to design and best practices across group.
    • Provide competence development through workshops, e-learnings, webinars, technical assistance to markets / factories.
    • Be an active communicator on related technology development with the group’s 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.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters preferably in Mechanical or Packaging with minimum 6 years of experience in FMCG End of Line Packaging
  • Excels in a collaborative environment.
  • Understands the packaging performance requirements of supply chain logistics and associated testing methodologies.
  • Broad understanding of pallet stabilizing packaging materials (e.g. Stretch Film, Pallet Banding, etc) and the interaction with machine automation.
  • Ability to develop research ideas, create original, differentiating technology and apply technical knowledge to meet business needs.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with ability to lead/manage multiple projects/priorities.
  • Must be independent and resourceful.
  • Able to manage multiple assignments/tasks concurrently
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Able to effectively communicate technical information to all levels of organization.
  • Strong technical competence in mechanical design preferred.
  • Experience in managing eCommerce packaging is preferred.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.