Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2018 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals.
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** Position can be remote. Not required to be in Evansville **
The Consumer Packaging Division has an immediate need for a Product Development Engineer supporting the bottle product lines. This position will primarily be responsible for providing tech plans to Product Line Managers, working closely with Engineering Services, Project Management, and commercialization of new products.
Grow company revenues by developing new products.
Generate products and services from inception to commercialization for Stock and custom projects.
Product support via direct communication with Sales, Manufacturing & Customer on new product development and production issues
Review product documentation during/after release to production
Pursue and support cost reduction activities to achieve established company goals
Ability to work independently, resolve technical and manufacturing issues without detailed direction, and work as part of a team
Ability to work within strict deadlines
Capability to accurately and efficiently work on multiple projects.
Ability to proactively identify and resolve manufacturing related issues and have a thorough understanding of Assembly, Test & Quality methods
Work with Product Line Managers, Sales, and operations staff to establish production deliverables
Interact with all levels of management, lead cross-functional teams, project planning activities, and provides technical guidance in adjacent areas.
Provide package design, development, material selection and commercialization services which includes conducting appropriate validation testing to confirm performance and creating comprehensive specifications
Manages parallel paths, cost containment, operational efficiency and problem-solving efforts.
Develop methodology to test and measure products and applications.
Work with suppliers and regional marketing teams to deliver quality products.
Conduct periodic product analysis and optimize as needed.
Point of contact for incoming quote tech plans, coordinating cross functional resources for timely quotes.
Support quoting of new and replacement business – interface with cross-functional teams
Coordinate market and competitive intelligence. Collect, analyze and effectively communicate customer, competitive and market trends for specified products managed.
Identify new and existing market growth opportunities by collaborating with Sales, Innovation, Product Development, Commercial Development and Operations.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business administration or related field.
Strong Sales, Product Management and/or Financial background preferred. A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required and 8+ years is preferred.
Knowledge of market research, marketing strategy, and new product development.
Understanding of analytical tools to benchmark customer and market needs and relate them to existing operational infrastructure.
Experience in bottle platforms preferred with emphasis on IBM and SBM.