Fres-co System USA, Inc. Company Logo Fres-co System USA, Inc.

Product Specialist

SUMMARY OF POSITION PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Product Specialist works closely with the Industrial Segment Technical Manager to ensure that our industrial packages meet or exceed all internal and external customer requirements. Provides technical services to customers and other functional groups in the organization while managing continuous improvement and product development projects. In this role, you will also collaborate with Sales Associates and Customers to ensure that our packages perform as required for their intended end-use. Individual is expected to become a technical expert in flexible packaging design, quality requirements and manufacturability as well as gain understanding of end-use applications.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS (KRA): (List 7—10 in order of priority.)

  • Assume responsibilities for day-to-day tasks of product line management
  • Commercialize products through the use of Fres-co’s stage-gate process
  • Create package drawings and specifications (internal and external)
  • Schedule manufacturing trials and follow through production
  • Review trials and integrate internal manufacturing and customer feedback
  • Make adjustments to product design if necessary
  • Create prototypes and samples for customer evaluation

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Skills/Knowledge:

Must be proficient in project management, problem solving, and possess interpersonal skills to collaborate with external customers and inter-departmental teams to achieve goals. Ideal candidate will have worked as a Product Specialist, Product Engineer or Program Manager. Must have experience with AutoCAD or Illustrator and with the manufacturing of packaging products. Preferred to have knowledge of packaging films including polyester, nylon, polyethylene, polypropylene and aluminum foil and their corresponding properties of heat sealing, laminating and printing to produce flexible packages. Some travel required (10-20%).

Beneficial Regulatory Experience:

  • UN Bag Certifications
  • Packaging of Powder Products - especially Food Ingredients
  • Restricted materials for food packaging

Experience/Education:

BS degree in a technical or engineering discipline is required. Preferred 3 to 5 years experience as Product Specialist, Product Engineer, Program Manager or similar technical role with product portfolio responsibilities. Six sigma black belt or equivalent experience in data analysis, SPC and DOE are advantageous.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • product specialist: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

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Posted 4 days ago

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