Procter & Gamble Research & Development - Packaging Engineer - Singapore in Singapore, Singapore

The Packaging Development (PackDev) mission is to be and be seen as the best packaging organization in the consumer world providing winning packaging at breakthrough speed. PackDev is a high performance organization comprised of nearly 600 R&D people around the globe who work to develop packaging of superior value that delights consumers and builds brand equity from the first moment of truth to the last.

The PackDev organization is divided into Franchise and Capability. This role is a Franchise role and is ideal for individuals with a passion for seeking to understand how consumer Packaging fits within the overall Brand Innovation Strategy and Design Strategy as well as how Packaging Technologies can drive the business.

In this role you will understand the Process of Packaging, how to manage a Packaging project portfolio and how to integrate it with the rest of the category initiative stream by managing critical paths to bring all the packaging components of a project to market. This role will provide you with skill-building opportunities that will be leveraged throughout your career. You will influence key business decisions, learn to manage complexity and understand differences and commonalities of both large and small Global and Regional Franchises.

  • Background. Candidates with Masters or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences, Electronics or a related field.

  • Technical Experience. 3 – 10 years of relevant packaging experience in a FMCG or related goods company. Experience in handling suppliers, design or mechanical/chemical engineering experience in a manufacturing or related fields.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to connect with people from different cultures and levels, both internally and externally

  • Able to work independently but also collaborate with other functions influencing package technical design.

  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to use data to connect multiple ideas and develop solutions

  • Language.Can converse effectively in Japanese with suppliers using technical terms. Able to play an effective role in external associations using the Japanese language will be an advantage.

  • Cultural Understanding. Has knowledge and have experienced Japanese culture to be able to translate consumer needs into packaging decisions will be an advantage.

Job: Research & Development

Title: Research & Development - Packaging Engineer - Singapore

Location: SG-Singapore-Singapore

Requisition ID: RND00003514