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BarkBox is building a new generation pet brand for people who are passionate about their dogs.
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2019
 
   
 
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WHO WERE SNIFFIN FOR:

As the Packaging Engineer at BARK you will translate design vision into compelling physical form via collaboration & expertise of what makes a wonderful package. You will be responsible for proactively bringing innovative packaging solutions forward, testing those solutions, & implementing packaging designs that are an integral part of the BARK product creation process.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelors degree in packaging engineering, industrial design or a related discipline is required.
  • Must have 5+ years of experience in industrial or consumer packaging
  • Technical knowledge & understanding of packaging design validation standards (ISO, ASTM, etc.), drafting & specification standards is essential
  • Solid judgment, problem solving & decision making skills are necessary
  • Must be able to work independently & as part of a team. Understanding of process improvement, quality improvement concepts is needed; ISO 9001 certification (e.g., CQA, CQE, CQIA) is desirable
  • Should have experience in rapid prototyping
  • Must be able to demonstrate project management skills & experience; project management certification a plus
  • Demonstrable proficiency in 3D CAD software is preferred

DOODIES:

  • Manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of prototypes, proof of concepts, & performance testing.
  • Work closely with sourcing around costing, vendor selection/management, & PO issuance.
  • Partner with sales & merchandising to create retail POS solutions, pitch presentation materials, & support product development collateral needs
  • Provide technical packaging expertise to bridge designs into physical forms across multiple types of packaging (corrugated, plastic, etc.)
  • Continuously collaborate with creative, merch & product teams to deliver new products to market.
  • Analyze design drawings & specifications of product to determine physical characteristics of item, special handling, environmental & safety requirements, & types of materials required for packaging
  • Optimize packaging supply base for cost, lead time, quality, regionalization, standardization, supply assurance, & compliance with customer, regulatory, & internal requirements.
  • Establish standards & guidelines for supplier evaluation. Work with sourcing to evaluate & select packaging suppliers/vendors; periodically conduct vendor reviews.
 
 
 
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