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Sr. Associate Principal Engineer

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Parsippany
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
Salary: negotiable
Description: Our client, a top global food manufacturer with a portfolio all of us have loved for years, is currently seeking a Sr. Associate Principal Engineer - Flexible Materials. Important to have! ---Flexible material and polymer deep knowledge and application ---Formulating strategy and influencing decision making ---External network - linkage with suppliers, part of a professional organization ---Coaching/Mentoring ---CPG or Pharma background ---Project Management experience ---Six Sigma Green Belt (Preferred not required) This is a hybrid role based in either North Jersey or Mexico City. Job Description: In this leadership role, you serve as a senior technical resource for the organization, regularly interacting with other senior managers. You are an internally recognized expert in packaging development and packaging engineering. In this role, you identify, define and solve complex business problems by applying broad technical and consumer knowledge as well as an in-depth understanding of packaging technologies related to their products. You will define and lead material development programs for global cross category team, addressing technical challenges and emerging technology needs across the portfolio. You will offer consumer insights to provide input to programs, define technical strategies and act as gatekeeper for technical rigor on material specifications. As senior member of the global packaging team, you will need to build strong cross functional partnerships with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing and Procurement. You will drive to ensure a robust intellectual property strategy is in place and manage all relevant compliance policies and government regulations. Additionally, you will act as the technical advisor for flexible packaging materials for the Global Packaging Leadership Team - leveraging your experience and knowledge of polymer technology, performance, and product/package interaction with the team. What will you bring? A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career by applying your experience and knowledge: ---Extensive experience in packaging flexible materials, focus on designing experiments/work tracks to land solutions, grounded in sound data, that meet technical and equipment program requirements ---Successful track record in project management and implementation of new ideas ---Demonstrated thought leadership and drive for results, with ability to formulate strategy while planning and problem solving in a dynamic and outcome-oriented environment ---Ability to lead multi-functional and multi-cultural project teams ---Ability to leverage internal and external resources and working in a highly matrixed environment ---An affinity for innovation and resiliency in the face of challenges ---Strong technical network, inclusive of suppliers, technology partners, universities, and research institutes ---Experience in barrier coating systems and polymers is desired ---Ability to coach and inspire junior developers in packaging community ---Strong influencing capabilities with the ability to effect change internally throughout the MDLZ organization (supply chain, procurement, marketing, R&D) and externally with end-to-end value chain partners from raw material suppliers to recyclers. Education / Certifications: BS/MS/PhD in Material Science, Chemical Engineering, or similar degree Job specific requirements: 12+ years experience, preferably in Packaging and/or CPG industry Travel requirements: Project dependent, up to 25% Work schedule: Full Time position - based hybrid onsite/relocation offered Join this very top global team - excellent compensation and benefits package as well as career opportunity! Please send qualified resume to:

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