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Constellation Brands, Inc.

Manager, Packaging Technology

Constellation Brands, Inc. - Oakville, CA

Job Description Position Summary Are you looking for an opportunity to be a change agent for a growing alcohol beverage company? Do you embrace difficult situations? Do you have a passion for managing multiple projects? Are you intrigued by packaging technology? If so, this may be the role youve been waiting for. As the Packaging Technology Manager, you will provide leadership for the Packaging Technology team. You will be responsible for facilitating change by managing and initiating all manufacturing package and material changes, line extensions, new brands, package innovation, design to value projects, footprint moves, and vendor qualification. Responsible for the timely development and maintenance of all information relating to packaging our products, including, product definition, packaging standards, specifications, and procedures from components to finished goods. As the packaging manager you will also provide technical leadership regarding the development and troubleshooting of new or existing packages and provide technical skills/decision making in the development of new or existing packages (Form, Fit & Function). Responsibilities * Manage new product/new project activity by site/brand. * Work with Procurement, Marketing, and Site Operations, to ensure the accurate and timely development of all packaging standards, specifications and procedures. * Ensure the accurate and timely publication, communication and retention of all documentation related to packaging specifications and procedures through our Engineering Change Order process (ECO)and specification management system. * Ensure that all packaging specifications for wine and spirits products meet the standards developed by the Packaging Technology Department. * Ensure that all documentation is correctly reflected and linked in our Manufacturing System (JDE), as well as posted in our specification management system (IntellaPac) in the required lead-time. * Ensure the timely and accurate development of all packaging print for any and all changes. * Ensure that all information is timely and accurate for Master Data Management (MDO) set-up of item master information for wine and spirits products and their components to meet supplier and manufacturing lead-times and MRP/packaging project long range planning requirements. * Working with Quality to troubleshoot and make sound technical recommendations for existing quality issues. * Lead value engineering initiatives for packaging at specific sites. * Ensure all new suppliers meet qualification standards established by Operations. * Working with packaging suppliers to provide technical assistance and knowledge during implementation of packaging components based on our quality and efficiency standards. * Evaluate all component changes for Form, Fit or Function and implement through our manufacturing systems. Basic Qualifications * 5 years of experience in Packaging Technology/Technical Engineering. * 1 years supervisory/management experience. * Strong understanding of packaging components, supplier processes, manufacturing processes, and Engineering Change Order (ECO) principals. * Able to identify and analyze problems, recommend and implement flexible and creative solutions based on customer need. * Demonstrated strong team leadership skills, focusing on creating and embracing change management of CAD, CAPE or TOPS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft office (Excel, WORD, and PowerPoint), and understanding of Database concepts. * Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and manage multiple tasks as projects, ensuring completion to meet deadlines. * Excellent written communications skills, with the ability to document system procedures in an understandable format. * Robust communication and influencing skills. Preferred Qualifications * MBA * Bachelors Degree in Packaging Engineering or related field Physical Requirements/Other * Travel up to 25% * Works outdoors/indoors * Works in warm/cold climates * Works in high places * Works on wet surfaces * Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals * Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic * Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Location Oakville, California Additional Locations Job Type Full time Job Area Operations and Production Equal Opportunity Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

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9 days 16 hours ago

Constellation Brands, Inc.


Manager, Packaging Technology Constellation Brands, Inc. - Oakville, CA, United States


Location: Oakville, CA

Company Profile:
Constellation Brands is a leading wine, beer and spirits company with a broad portfolio of premium brands. Constellation is the world leader in premium wine, the number three beer company in the U.S. and the leading multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.