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Principal Packaging Engineer 633984 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Principal Packaging Engineer, are to:


  • Assume end-to-end remit for pipeline innovations, and design renovations accountabilities including: development of primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging, on time, in full delivery of project success factors, creation of meaningful IP to protect innovation and defend vs competition;
  • Effective technical transfer of information to the factory/CMO;
  • Package leadership of US innovation & strategic projects;
  • Create innovative packaging solutions by using in depth technical knowledge, experience, and education; considering the shopper, customer, channel, brand, financial, technical, sustainability and compliance success factors;
  • Partner with the US regional team and development center to contribute to category StratPlans, with specific packaging strategy insights and recommendations;
  • Collaborate with the broader P&D group as well as all cross-functional partners to ensure smooth transfer of information, holistic understanding of project needs, and adherence to requirements;
  • Develop key external partnerships (in collaboration with procurement) to ensure best fit to project needs, innovative supplier selection, and cost budget targets.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.

More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks incumbent who

possesses the following:


Required Qualifications: 


  • Packaging Engineering Bachelors Degree (or equivalent degree) with minimum eight years experience, Master’s Degree (or equivalent degree) with minimum six years experience;
  • Proven track record in managing packaging development, including the creation, development and delivery of ownable structural and functional consumer impactful packaging innovations, resulting innotable commercial impact. Business protection and maintenance of launched packaging, ensuring efficient production and best in class quality in the supply chain.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Strong technical knowledge in industrial mold, qualifications for plastic injection and extrusion blow molding;
  • Consumer healthcare experience;
  • Flexible substrates knowledge (i.e. Blister, and sachet packaging).

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany     
Division: Consumer Health    
Reference Code: 633984     
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