• Packaging Engineer (Aerosols)

    Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
    Job ID
    2018-1871
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    HBM Holdings is currently seeking a talented packaging engineer for one of our portfolio companies just outside of the St. Louis area. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide technical leadership and to analyze, improve, and maintain the company's aerosol and liquid packaging lines. You will also be expected to identify and apply new and existing packaging technologies to improve production. Lastly, you will research and evaluate materials and components for the development of cost-effective packaging to meet customer needs.

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement new packaging strategies to provide creative, timely, and cost-effective solutions.
    • Work closely with packaging supervisors and quality technicians to ensure product packaging and assembly processes are operating efficiently and correct any problems to maintain production schedules and product quality.
    • Analyze engineering drawings and specifications of product to determine physical characteristics, special handling, environmental and safety requirements, and types of materials required for packaging.
    • Establish and maintain standards and guidelines for suppliers and customers.
    • Willing to gain knowledge in consumer insights and technical areas as necessary.
    • Stay in the forefront of packaging innovations and trends so that new technologies can be leveraged for the packaging lines.
    • Work closely with internal and external customers to execute packaging strategies to support new product development and existing product packaging.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering (Packaging, Mechanical, or Materials).
    • 7+ years’ of aerosol packaging experience.
    • Familiar with aerosol technology; filling, labeling, testing and components.
    • Strong technical expertise in multiple packaging disciplines; dispensing system (fillers & gassers), closures, manufacturing line requirements, propellants, and packaging.
    • Experience and technical competency in primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging design and qualification (e.g. product/environment compatibility, distribution and environmental testing, manufacturing qualification).
    • Knowledge of consumer testing techniques and execution of appropriate studies to evaluate product performance during use.
    • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to progress multiple projects concurrently.
    • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
    • Global package goods experience.

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