Packaging Engineer
Fragrance
Posted on 3/23/2024
Sol de Janeiro

201-500 employees

Brazilian-inspired beauty care products from the Amazon
Company Overview
Sol de Janeiro is a beauty company that stands out for its unique Brazilian-inspired approach to beauty products, utilizing potent super ingredients from the Amazon to create effective and enjoyable beauty care experiences. The company's culture is vibrant and inclusive, reflecting the lively spirit of Brazil, and it maintains a strong connection with its customers through regular updates and special promotional offers. Its competitive advantage lies in its unique product offerings, customer engagement, and its commitment to providing high-quality, transformative beauty solutions.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$14.6M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

41%

1 year growth

125%

2 year growth

239%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Design Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering and 1-5+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience as a process integration, manufacturing, R&D engineer in substrate industry. In-depth knowledge of substrate technology.
  • Familiarity with PKG process & criteria is a plus.
  • Packaging development & project management skills.
  • Strong communication & collaborative skills. Provide timely communication on feasibility of design ideas through testing including risks and its mitigation plan -Time management
  • Must be comfortable working in-office every day for the onboarding process (1-2 months) then will be able to transition into a hybrid schedule (2-3 days in our New York City Office per week).
  • Familiarity with sustainability practices in packaging
  • Conduct feasibility costs and COG analysis
  • Manage project work as necessary or required
  • Organization, meeting coordination, minutes & follow-ups
  • Project Development Timeline preparation and tracking
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent, ongoing basis without the need for legal sponsorship now or in the future
  • Demonstrated design thinking principles and attention to detail to deliver packaging conceptions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and make calculated risked based decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience interpreting bills of materials and writing assembly instructions.
Responsibilities
  • Packaging Design: Research, develop, and design packaging solutions for fragrance products, considering functionality, branding, and sustainability. Guide Global Product Marketing in new product briefs. Collaborate with packaging design team to form feasible innovative solutions.
  • Material Selection: Collaborate with suppliers to choose appropriate packaging materials, ensuring feasibility and compatibility with formulations and meeting sustainability goals. Actively research new sustainability trends of materials and packaging solutions.
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with packaging material suppliers, ensuring timely and reliable delivery of sustainable materials and collaborating on continuous improvement initiatives. Travel to suppliers and manufacturing sites is required (10 – 15% of the time).
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and oversee quality control measures to ensure packaging meets requirements and maintains product integrity. Provide direction to test and evaluate packaging components. Develop and implement testing methods for packaging components and finished goods. Collect and compare measured data to packaging specifications. Maintain our quality expectations according to our brand standards.
  • Quality Control Documents: Manage and maintain quality control documents, including but not limited to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for launch processes, packaging testing and inspection processes.
  • Cost Optimization: Work closely with the procurement team on executing cost-effective packaging solutions without compromising product quality. Implement new and improved processes that will result in effective cost reduction / harmonization programs for new or existing products. Manage programs to completion with focus on packaging lead initiatives.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with product development, manufacturing, and marketing teams to understand product requirements and align packaging design accordingly.
  • Innovation: Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to introduce innovative feasible packaging solutions. Periodically share arising packaging trends to the team.