Manager, Packaging Development

  • Company: Fresh
  • Country/Region: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FRSH00254
  • Date of publication: 2020.01.09



The Manager, Packaging Development will manage package development and engineering to assure timely and cost-effective new product launches and maintenance of business activities. A strong communicator and collaborator with internal and external cross-functional teams, the Manager, Packaging Development identify new and improved packaging components, innovation and processes that will result in effective cost reduction and harmonization programs for new and/or existing products.


  • Execute the development and qualification of a wide range of primary and secondary packaging solutions that meet the needs for brand aesthetics, consumer use, manufacturing capability, quality and cost
  • Support the conceptualization, initiation, development, validation and implementation of new and improved packages and processes including: design generation, prototype development, engineering specifications, mold qualification, functionality and quality testing
  • Support the company growth by developing and implementing innovative packages, working cross-functionally with Marketing, Product Development, Design and Operations
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with third party packaging and component vendors and fillers
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Design teams on establishing feasibility for new packaging initiatives/concepts and manage aesthetic/color approvals
  • Support Operations cost savings and efficiency initiatives, and quality investigations towards continuous improvement
  • Participate in project planning, manage flow of information, follow up and communicate project milestones and associated risks
  • Create package component specifications, pre Bills of Materials and Fill & Assembly specifications.
  • Conduct package testing procedures and standards to support the effective design, validation, and implementation of new packages and packaging technology
  • Coordinate line trials to ensure package performance for manufacturing.
  • Attend component and manufacturing startups as needed to ensure proper execution of design & function.
  • Validate artwork based on mandatory technical elements and subsequently validate proof per released artwork.
  • Research new or emerging packaging trends and technologies.



  • BS/BA degree in Package Engineering/Technology/Science or related engineering field
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in packaging preferred
  • Demonstrated broad and in-depth knowledge of packaging materials and processes
  • Demonstrated success of excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with internal partners and external vendors
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined individual, able to work in relative autonomy
  • Proficient PC skills - MS Office software and capable of building presentations on Excel and/or PowerPoint.
  • CAD literacy will be a plus
  • Able to travel when required by strategic programs

Additional information

Based in Jersey City


Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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