Support identification of packaging Development strategy for assigned New Product Development (NPD) projects;
Support, develop and communicate timelines and cost for assigned projects;
Clearly identify and escalate project risks to Technical Sub-Team and Core Project Team;
Coordinate and execute laboratory development activities;
Provide oversight of junior level Packaging Development colleagues to execute experimental plans and batch manufacturing;
Coordinate external development activities (as required) by providing technical leadership and accountability for delivering timing commitments;
Present sub-team recommendations, conclusions, and challenges to Technical Leads;
Lead development and/or author of technical documentation to support launch and regulatory approval of projects (i.e. Development Plans, Development Reports and Technical Regulatory Documentation);
Act as technical expert for packaging technology by providing sound technical expertise to Innovation Team, Category Leads, Technical Sub-teams and Category Technical Leads;
Coordinate the incorporation of Packaging Development feedback into Stage Gate Documents;
Propose strategic research initiatives and plan new packaging roadmaps that positively impact Bayer Consumer Health’s (BCH) NPD portfolio;
Create and develop novel packaging and technology concepts and solutions based on knowledge/experience of equipment technology, packaging materials and Bayer manufacturing capabilities for new and/or cost saving projects in manufacturing;
Develop and maintain network of internal and external partners and establish key collaborations that positively impact business growth.
Who you are Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: Required Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years of package development experience OR a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of package development experience OR a Ph.D with postdoctoral experience;
Strong track record leading packaging design and innovation activities.
Ability to balance innovation, cost and manufacturability of new packages. Team player that builds strong relationships and can manage teams without direct authority;
Working knowledge of solid, semi-solid and liquid packaging structures and equipment;
Experience generating packaging specifications and packaging batch records;
Working knowledge of packaging unit operations and machinery at pilot and commercial scale;
Ability to work independently, leading packaging projects.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. Country: United States Location: NJ-Morristown
Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time.
An analysis by well-known branding agency Interbrand in 2015 valued the Bayer brand at €6.3 billion.
A growing and aging world population requires an... adequate supply of food and improved medical care. Our research and development activities are therefore focused on improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and treating diseases. At the same time, we are making an important contribution to providing a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials. Our understanding of the biochemical processes in living organisms helps us address these demanding challenges.
Our goal is to achieve and maintain leadership positions in our markets. In this way we create value for our customers, stockholders and employees; at the same time strengthening the company’s earning power.
We are committed to operating sustainably and addressing our social and ethical responsibilities. We also respect the interests of all our stakeholders. Employees with a passion for innovation enjoy excellent development opportunities at Bayer.