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Packaging Engineering Specialist

Company: Peapod Digital Labs
Location: Quincy
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Address: USA-MA-Quincy-1385 Hancock Street

Store Code: Product Excellence (27088)

What's Our Dish

Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.

Browse The Aisles

The Packaging Engineering Specialist is responsible for executing the packaging strategy for key projects under the Private Brands portfolio of products. The role will work with the Private Brands team in developing Private Brand product packaging that is consistent with the strategic goals and targets set by the company. This role will interact at the local level, across the US market, with the global leadership team and both our Private Brands vendors and strategic packaging vendors.

Recipe for Success - What's "in store" for the role

Specifications

* Act as a back-up analyst for the Digital Packaging Specification Management System

Sustainability

* Actively participate in the Plastics Center of Excellence and support project execution
* Aids in analyzing, auditing and testing packaging data for the New Plastic Economy goals
* Drive sustainable packaging execution plans to achieve company targets on sustainable packaging

Innovation

* Execute packaging design changes and projects across multiple platforms and materials, working with brands across our portfolio.
* Design packaging solutions that will protect, contain and display the product and will also deliver cost savings and sustainability
* Build and present business cases for packaging design changes supported by financial assessments, technical feasibility, customer benefit impact analysis, and risk assessments.
* Execute experiments and plant trials; prepare results in technical reports and presentations for review.

Sourcing

* Work with the Sourcing Center of Excellence to execute new packaging opportunities and suppliers to reduce costs and ensure compliance
* Work with vendors to execute packaging solutions based on company requirements on quality, cost and sustainability
* Work with the Packaging Engineering Manager to evaluate new technologies and supplier capabilities to identify viable options for material and process improvements, maintaining a high awareness of competitor and adjacent trends within the packaging industry.

The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. Engineering discipline preferred.
* 3+ years of related experience. Experience in fast-moving consumer goods industry preferred
* Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Project)
* Experience on digital packaging specification systems

Join Us at Our Table

Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress - our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requisition: 246980_external_USA-MA-Quincy_542022

Keywords: Peapod Digital Labs, Quincy , Packaging Engineering Specialist, Engineering , Quincy, Massachusetts

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