HERSHEY On-Site Packaging Engineer

Position Description

Title: HERSHEY On-Site Packaging Engineer
Location: Hershey, PA

SUMMARY:
The position focuses on developing design and packaging structural solutions to increase Hershey brands promotion for
merchandising. Need to find cost effective methods to develop and produce best in class packaging designs from marketing
conceptualization to shelf. The ideal packaging project manager must be able to work effectively with the customer to meet
deadlines and other expectations in a fast-paced, changing priority work environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Completing projects with the Hershey’s cross-functional teams including Marketing, Design, Graphics, Procurement and
Engineering adhering to project deadlines

Conduct ISTA and/or other packaging testing on new designs as needed. Distributing & compiling results of package
performance testing

Provide packaging costs to Industrial Engineers and facilitate sample review with manufacturing
Collaborate with other engineers and test lab personnel to determine new test protocol and new design feasibility through
testing and trials

Resolve design issues and work to correct through analytical testing and improvements
Optimize designs as needed to improve eciency in production and in adherence to marketing objectives, cost considerations
and quality concerns

Review timelines at project initiation and advise changes in time-line when needed

Develop and issue specifications, build bills of material and request components
Update technical specifications

Provide technical support to manufacturing plants

Prepare, conduct and/or attend meetings. Present projects as required

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
Bachelor’s in Packaging, Industrial Design, Graphic design, Engineering, Communications, Project Management or a related
discipline is required

One year experience in packaging development working with corrugated materials

Experience in managing multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity and timing is a necessity

The ability to communicate effectively through written and oral communication is essential

Creative, analytical thinking, negotiation

Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment

 

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