Packaging Engineer II

Location: Client: South Plainfield, NJ
Department: CPG

Job Description

About Adept Group

Adept Group offers an award-winning workplace for exceptional packaging industry talent. We work on a range of innovative projects for iconic brand owners. Our technically gifted team collaborates to produce unparalleled results.

We offer a great place to showcase your expertise and build upon your skillset. All while having fun with amazing people from a variety of diverse backgrounds. We’re driven, inspirational and most importantly, human.

We offer a flexible, creative culture focusing on 3 pillars - our environment, our communities, and our health and well-being. Join a team committed to building a sustainable future!

The Opportunity

Adept Consumer Package Goods (CPG) has an assignment on-site with a client located in Middlesex County, NJ. The Packaging Engineer II will be responsible for package and process development and improvement, equipment, and material sourcing/qualifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage package development requests from concept to commercialization. Package development includes primary, secondary and tertiary packaging designs
  • Follow a product development process using an engineering methodology
  • Coordinate and participate in all sampling qualifications runs and line trials
  • Assist with efficiency improvement programs, (i.e. cycle improvement, light-weighting, downtown reduction, etc)
  • Assist with new material evaluations, process and mod development programs that create standard work


  • Bachelor's degree in packaging engineering
  • Minimum 2 years packaging engineering experience including in manufacturing environment; ideally working with glass, corrugate. 
  • Must have a strong knowledge of manufacturing equipment for the industry
  • Intermediate understanding of project timeline development.
  • Demonstrated effective communications (verbally and in writing) across internal and external teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage time efficiently and effectively across multiple activities and tasks simultaneously.

This role is hybrid 2 to 3 days a week.

We are unable to provide work visa sponsorship.

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