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Job Title:                              Packaging Engineer

Department / Division:    Nutrition West Center of Excellence – Research & Development

Salary Range:                     $77,203 –  116,844 per year, plus annual bonus                                                   

Location:                             Buena Park, CA

 

We are looking for a Package Engineer to join the Packaging Development team in the Nutrition Center of Excellence (COE) to lead package development for Health and Wellness products enabling our ABOs to grow their businesses around the world.

 

Your primary focus will be nutritional products across a range of formats from traditional solid dose supplements to alternate food and beverage delivery formats (gummies, bars, powders, ready to drink beverages, etc). If you are seeking an opportunity to develop packaging at a global scale that delivers an amazing consumer experience while reducing the impact on the planet, this role offers a strong platform to spotlight your talent!

In this role, you will:

  • Work with cross functional teams to select packaging, develop packaging test plans, and write technical specifications within our Product Lifecyle Management system.  Your involvement will range from concept ideation through postproduction maintenance. 
  • Support the technical packaging execution from component selection through production filling/package assembly. 
  • Lead sustainable design efforts working with internal teams and outside vendors to develop optimized packaging solutions by researching, testing and implementing solutions that reduce material usage, enable recyclability and compost-ability and/or incorporate PCR.
  • Work closely with internal and external manufacturing partners to deliver products that meet our high-quality standards.                  

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering
  • 3+ years’ experience in consumable food products, nutrition or pharma packaging role
  • Experience driving sustainable packaging, specifically material reduction, recycling, & compostable packaging
  • Industry awareness and knowledge of packaging processes, trends, suppliers, and innovation (especially as it relates to sustainability)
  • Experience working with internal and external suppliers and manufacturing partners and capable to accurately assess supplier capabilities

 

Skills to be successful in the role:

  • Proactive desire and willingness to dig in and learn about new Packaging options (new formats/structures and solutions outside of prior experience)
  • Self-starter that will identify and coordinate the technical packaging tasks with minimal guidance.
  • Analytical mindset to inform team decisions and troubleshoot development challenges
  • Highly engaged, collaborative team member, who is a good partner with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Awareness of key project priorities to help anticipate, identify, and communicate business risks to help teams stay agile (embraces smart risk taking)
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast paced/dynamic role, juggle multiple projects, and execute with excellence within accelerated project timing 
  • Effective cross-functional collaboration and influence skills
  • Driven to guide and mentor others

 

What’s special about the Nutrition Center of Excellence (COE):

This team’s objective is to create new products that engage our Amway Business Owners (ABO’s) and attract consumers by creating engaging product offerings. This Packaging Engineer will be part of a team of Nutrition Packaging Engineers in the Nutrition Center of Excellence (COE) which is cross-functional and focused on innovation and developing products to support the Nutrilite brand and drive growth globally. Your teamwork will continue to position Amway as the leading direct selling company in the world by offering innovative product solutions that provide high value to our customers and their communities.    

 What’s special about Amway:

At Amway, we believe in people. Our promise to our employees is you will have the opportunity to explore, grow and make a real difference.  Our employees are a key part of Amway’s long-term success story. We believe in your potential and ability to achieve your highest professional goals.

 

This role is “Not” eligible for sponsorship.

 

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Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications, and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

Amway’s exceptional compensation and benefits package includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Insurance
  • Generous 401(k) contribution schedule
  • Yearly Bonus potential
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Fitness Center and access to digital Wellness tools
  • Discounts on Amway products

Amway is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Amway is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Amway is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, where each employee’s individual uniqueness is valued, creating a culture of belongingness. Amway also proudly hires veterans of our Armed Forces.

For additional information, check us out at www.linkedin.com/company/amway and www.amwayglobal.com.


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