Packaging Engineer II

Location: Client: East Hanover, 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're a remote first employer with team members across the U.S. Some roles may require on-site work in specified US cities. Business travel may be necessary based on client needs. 

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 is hiring an experienced Packaging Engineer II with industry experience in the Food and Beverage sector for an onsite role in East Hanover, NJ area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executes product initiatives, packaging design and performance enhancements, cost-improvement efforts, and promotional activities.
  • Initiate and drive packaging qualifications by generating packaging protocols, overseeing test execution, analyzing test data, and authoring qualification reports.
  • Provide activity, resource, and decisional input to Initiate and complete packaging line trials including planning, conducting and post-trial activities.
  • Perform the project plan outlined for the improvement and standardization of packaging on existing products with focus on performance and cost effectiveness
  • Partner/coordinate with cross functional teams to achieve project
  • Build internal and external relationships to effectively influence and gain support for initiatives.


  • Bachelor's degree in packaging engineering.
  • 2-5 years packaging engineering experience.
  • In-depth understanding of the full packaging development and qualification process (or stage gate process).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of resource planning for trials.
  • 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.

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