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ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Product Development Engineer in Westfield, Massachusetts

Job Description

ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. Providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by our core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Impact and Involvement.

The Product Development Engineer will be responsible for creating, developing, designing, testing, products, processes, for new and existing products/markets while ensuring quality, cost, and on time delivery of new/improved products to the market.

  • Research, design, develop, test, control, analyze, create specifications, document, implement, products and structures for new or improved products; monitoring from pilot to scale up

  • Conduct lab & pilot scale research that supports product and process innovation and improvement, and scaling that research to commercial processes

  • Collaborate with global and national brands, cross-functional teams, and material & process suppliers to develop specifications, evaluate, and control properties of substrates, materials and processes

  • Handle complex issues, provides technical support and knowledge to solve issues and assists with projects;

  • Utilize project management skills to effectively drive product development and innovation projects including project summary updates, innovation gating process documentation, project planning grant charts, preparing pertinent IP collateral, ensuring freedom-to-use documentation

  • Support marketing requests for product performance and technical information;

  • Support and/or lead customer innovation sessions aimed at developing new product concepts

  • Write product evaluation protocols, perform product testing, and author engineering reports with recommendations

  • Keep abreast of and identify new developments and technologies in materials and processes



  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably chemical engineering, paper/pulp, packaging

  • 2 - 4 years' work experience; flexible packaging preferred

  • Previous technical service, process control, quality engineering, or product development and leadership preferred

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies required such as Six Sigma, Lean, etc. preferred

  • Experience with FDA requirements and ISO standards

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Teams), and Outlook

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively (verbal, written, and presentations) with executive leadership, staff, and internal and external clients

  • Proactive; exercises sound judgment and decision making; able to identify problems and needs and develop solutions and/or options

  • Self-confident, self-motivated polished professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment

Area of Interest: Engineering
Department: Product Development-2550

ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.