Packaging Manager Positions in Amazon at Seattle, WA

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This Job listing For Year 2022 is about Amazon in Seattle, WA

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The Amazon Consumables team is looking for a Packaging Product Manager to join our team and launch new Amazon-branded consumable products. The Packaging Product Manager will engage with internal and external resources to support the launch of new Amazon products, identify and execute optimization projects that can reduce damage or improve the customer experience, drive packaging free cash flow initiatives, and develop processes that increase team efficiency.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate bias for action, think big, ownership, deliver results, and have strong customer empathy. This candidate will have experience diving deep to gain customer insights, launching successful new products, and developing strong relationships with project stakeholders. The candidate will possess attention to detail, excellent communication skills, the ability to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders and be a great team player. The ability to work independently and deal with an ambiguous environment is a must.

The primary responsibilities of the Packaging Product Manager will include:

  • E-commerce packaging optimization – deep diving packaging components with suppliers for continuous improvement to develop more robust solutions for packaging performance to our customers
  • Driving packaging improvements with the business and across cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Commercialization tasks for new product launches, including dieline collection and review.
  • Working with third party co-packers to identify areas of opportunity for packaging consolidation or introducing innovative packaging solutions
  • Analyzing customer needs and feedback to develop optimal product packaging, leveraging the unique opportunities being an online brand can provide.
  • Developing outer packaging and shippable containers appropriate for ecommerce – reducing shipping costs, ensuring undamaged product, and minimizing waste for consumers.
  • Continually find ways to drive cost out of our packaging efforts.
  • Developing new packaging innovations that unlock new areas of opportunity for us.
  • Leading and coordinating design efforts between internal teams and outside vendors to develop optimal packaging solutions.
  • Creating conceptual drawings or working with vendors to create conceptual models for packaging designs
  • Evaluating vendor prototypes and providing improvements/suggestions or alternative solutions
  • Advising senior management on the latest packaging trends and optimal solutions.
  • Maintaining accurate specifications for packaging materials and procedures.
  • Providing technical support for root cause analysis of customer complaints related to packaging.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience overseeing roadmap strategy and definition
  • Experience with feature delivery and tradeoffs of a product
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in product or program management, product marketing, business development or technology
  • Experience with end to end product delivery
  • B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or related discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience in designing packaging solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of standard industry practices in packaging
  • Knowledge and experience with various substrates such as folding cartons and corrugated, design and production of prototypes, and new product development
  • Understanding of packaging qualification practices and standards, and experience meeting production supply chain, product fulfillment, transportation and agency requirements.
  • Experience using MS Excel, AutoCAD, MS Project, and related software
  • Hands on project leadership experience
  • Experience managing local and international packaging suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience running common packaging software such as ArtiosCAD, TOPS, Abode Illustrator, and like products.
  • Experience with developing unique test protocols and procedures.

Masters preferred

  • Knowledge of standard cost system in order to optimize profitability to unit of new packaging designs or packaging concepts
  • Knowledge of materials, finishes and process employed in development of consumer finished goods packaging, electronics transportation and bulk packaging.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Company – Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1604779

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: Seattle, WA

Application Deadline: N/A

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