Sr packaging Engineer

Job#: 2004471

Job Description:

The person will work with the Packaging Program Manager to help design and build primary, secondary and tertiary packaging. This is a hands-on role, and the ideal candidate will have a bias toward early directional experimentation. They will have excellent communication skills, and be comfortable representing the voice of packaging in collaboration sessions with other internal engineering functions and with external supplier engineering teams.
Daily Responsibilities:

  • Create detailed specifications for Starbucks packaging
  • Use engineering principles to lead development of packaging projects through proof of concept, functional development, qualification, and commercialization phases.
  • Problem solve, build, test, and learn
  • Co-create and work alongside cross functional peers including Project Managers, Sourcing, Product, Quality, and NPI to ensure solutions and projects meet business needs
  • Work with packaging suppliers on development of concepts and demonstrate compliance with performance requirements
  • Create evaluation plans and work with engineering technicians and third-party laboratories to complete and document evaluation
  • Clearly and thoroughly document test results and findings and complete stage gate reviews as required
Degree or certifications required?:
  • BS or higher degree in an engineering field – Packaging, Mechanical, Chemical, or Process Engineering
Years experience?:
  • 3+
Required background? Skills?:
  • 3+ years’ experience in a technical role, preferably with product development or packaging experience
  • A strong bias for action, testing, and learning who operates well in a fast-paced environment.
  • An abundance of curiosity to learn from our store partners, customers, and internal stakeholders.
  • Experience developing test procedures.
  • Outstanding ability to communicate ideas and concepts in multiple ways – such as visually, physically, verbally, or in writing to both technical and non-technical stakeholders









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Employee Type:

Seattle, WA, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
November 20, 2023

Pay Range:
$32 - $45 per hour