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R24179 Associate Packaging Engineer - Hackettstown, NJ - Hackettstown, NJ

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This position is responsible for creating, developing and commercializing packaging initiatives that support core brand growth, efficiency and innovation for Mars Wrigley North America.

This role provides technical support to troubleshoot key quality or manufacturing issues.

What are we looking for?
Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. Packaging Science Degree or related technical discipline and relevant intern experience.

and/or Combination of education and 6 years with increased responsibility and demonstrated success in relevant packaging field.
0-2 years experience. Preferred knowledge of food packaging fundamentals and application to the product development process
Experience utilizing scientific principles to solve technical problems.
Demonstrated capability to manage multiple priorities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong presentation Skills
Ability to work effectively in cross functional teams and external suppliers
What will be your key responsibilities?
Development of 'fit for purpose 'packaging platforms that are designed to maximize desirability/feasibility/viability/sustainability.
Role supports the strategic cell core growth and innovation projects. Also supporting ideating and realizing strategic cell value leadership goals.
Develops detailed packaging specifications to ensure quality materials and best value for money on all packaging components used at our facilities, co-packers and co-manufacturers.
Initiates, coordinates and executes line trials at appropriate supply locations to confirm that quality attributes and performance metrics are achieved.
Manages packaging suppliers to ensure proper execution of projects and recommends/qualifies new ones when appropriate.
Coordinates the creation of high quality prototypes to gauge consumer desirability, influence teams and support customer collaboration.
Shares project level information with global Mars counterparts as requested.
Active member of the team and supports onboarding of Co-Ops to Mars culture and business processes.
What can you expect from Mars?
Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.


Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Mt. Olive, NJ 07828

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