United States, Trumbull, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Packaging Engineer - Trumbull, CT


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Represent R&D Packaging for the North American Laundry Care business.
  • Create, maintain & ensure standardized packaging specifications.
  • Drive adoption of global standards and protocols to qualify packaging materials & vendors.
  • Packaging team member responsible for packaging input to master data processes: artwork development, components, bills-of-material. Maintain dielines & drawings in SAP.
  • Lead qualification projects of new packaging materials & suppliers related to cost savings and/or performance opportunities. Author & execute associated plant trials.
  • Develop & implement In-Store Merchandising programs across multiple categories.
  • Collaborate with internal & external partners providing technical support to ensure quality standards, package performance, and continued supply of packaging materials.
  • Assist Quality & Manufacturing in solving packaging related quality issues. Provide guidance & processes to minimize recurrence.


  • BS in Packaging Science or related engineering field.
  • 1-3 years of professional industry experience in Packaging. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Preference toward consumer products.
  • Successfully communicate & interact with cross-functional teams including Sales/Marketing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, Manufacturing, Visual Branding as well as outside vendors.
  • Easily learns new systems & processes. Experience with SAP a plus.
  • Ability to think strategically while providing timely & detailed packaging solutions to meet the business needs.
  • Attention to detail and rigor in specification & protocol writing.
  • Maintains a focused knowledge of sustainability initiatives & future trends beneficial toward corporate goals.
  • Experience in the use of statistical tools (Lean Six Sigma) for problem solving a plus.
  • Excellent project management & business communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Project, CAPE or TOPS.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer.We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies.Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions.In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 200000D6
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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