Randstad Packaging Engineer in New City, New York

Packaging Engineer


New City, NY Salary:

US$ 38 - US$ 50 per hour Date Posted:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Experience:

3 years Job Type:


Reference #:



Randstad Engineering

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Long term contract opportunity for a Packaging Engineer located near New City, NY at a research and devlopment facility for the consumer goods and personal care market. This position is responsible to recommend, develop and engineer packaging systems for New Product launches. Ideal candidate will have a BS Degree in Engineering (Package Engineering is coveted) with at least three (3) years of packaging experience within the consumer goods, cosmetics or personal care industry. The contract assignment is slated to last for an initial period of six month with the possibility for extension.

Responsibilities for the Packaging Engineer

  • Recommend, develop and engineer packaging systems for New Product launches.

  • Develop and engineer packages to ensure both aesthetic and functional objectives

  • Evaluate and select packaging materials and processes that meet functional, cost and consumer usage requirements.

  • Create and validate packaging specifications

  • Execute appropriate packaging testing, as required (ship testing, compatibility, chemical resistance)

  • Create source documents such as cost investigation, package profile (preliminary specifications), tooling/part qualification and final package components specifications

Requirements for the Packaging Engineer

  • BS degree in Engineering is required (BS in Packaging Engineering or Chemical Engineering is coveted)

  • Must have at least three (3) years of packaging experience (Experience in the consumers goods, cosmetics, or personal care industries is highly preferred)

  • Experience developing packaging systems for new product launches

  • Material science knowledge in plastics, glass, cartons, printing and decoration methods

  • Knowledge of global packaging regulations and requirements


  • Contractor benefits plan

  • PTO plan

Job Number: 125579

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