Company Name:

Pharmavite

Location:

Valencia, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Manufacturing Engineering

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

August 8, 2019

Sr. Packaging Engineer

SR. PACKAGING ENGINEER

Valencia, CA

HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.

Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Senior Packaging Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance in managing key company new product developments. This position will participate in consumer insights and marketing programs and applies those learnings to deliver innovative new packaging. As a Sr. Packaging Engineer, you will deliver packaging technologies that provide innovative, cost effective products that deliver unique features which delight consumers. The Sr. Packaging Engineer reports to the Packaging Engineering Manager.

At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment we make matters, we have to make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Leads multiple packaging projects across multiple locations. Including new products, cost savings initiatives, and packaging improvements.
  • Provide technical thought leadership, collaborating with cross-functional leaders to assess business opportunities, develop concepts and prototypes that will delight consumers.
  • Leverages industry knowledge and internal resources, including Procurement and Legal, in the creation of partnerships and joint development programs with vendors, consultants, universities or other research organizations.
  • Designs and coordinates laboratory and plant tests, utilizing principles of Design of Experiment, to assess technical feasibility in the qualification of packages, materials and vendors.
  • Researches and leverages strategic and business sense in order to recommend machinery and line upgrades with emphasis on capacity, output and cost control.

THE CANDIDATE

The candidate will be highly motivated individual with the ability to self-direct and self-manage while driving measurable results. You have a passion for innovation, creativity, and technical exploration, and are continuously evaluating for possible consumer and business solutions.

You'll be most successful in this role if you:

  • Have a natural innate curiosity and analytical skills
  • Enjoys working with cross functional teams, while maintaining good working relationships
  • Thought-leadership with the ability to see the big picture
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to navigate quickly in changing priorities and optimize resource utilization
  • Demonstrate technical problem-solving skills

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite' s history. After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.

To take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • Demonstrated technical problem-solving skills
  • Clear, concise verbal and written communication
  • Familiar with ASTM, TAPPI and ISTA testing methodologies
  • Proven interpersonal skills to positively affect results of cross-functional and internal teams
  • 5 - 8 years packaging experience in dietary supplement or consumer package goods industry
  • BS/BA degree in Packaging or a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent work experience

OUR OFFER

Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you can grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begin with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.


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