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Req ID:  85620
Function:  Supply Chain
Posted:  Jan 24, 2023

Hunt Valley, MD, US, 21030

Packaging Engineer





COTY is looking for smart leaders who are tenacious, passionate, and fearlessly kind.


This is a position within the Hunt Valley factory with end-to-end responsibility for developing and implementing packaging components for brands like Covergirl, Rimmel, and Sally Hansen. This includes primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging. It requires understanding multiple packaging materials and configurations. It also requires the ability to manage and execute multiple projects at once. This position has the responsibility of working closely with cross functional team members to develop and launch new product/packaging solutions into the market in addition to cost saving projects, sustainability projects, and continuous improvement opportunities.




In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Executing multiple packaging projects related to business continuity, innovation, cost savings, sustainability, continuous quality improvements, etc.
  • Planning and executing line trials in filling/packing, including coordination with external plant resources, and delivering on required documentation.
  • Collaborating with R&D Packaging resources to assure products are developed to Hunt Valley fill/pack production line capabilities.
  • Supporting discussions in cross functional team meetings; communicate technical issues, specifications, and solutions.
  • Leading the update of phasing in and out of new component specifications while working with multiple functions to minimize downtime and cost.
  • Understanding the relationship between the package, product, and production process to effectively develop packaging solutions that sell and protect the product, while maintaining an efficient, cost-effective selling unit.
  • Preserving and owning the close relationships with component vendors to allow seamless packaging development and quick rectification of any material issues.
  • Leading vendor-directed projects, with support from Line Manager, that work to resolve material issues that cause major, repeated disruptions to production performance. 
  • Reporting on root cause analysis and final issue resolution outcome to Management and Production teams.
  • Supporting to identify solutions for urgent and unplanned projects that arise at any given time.
  • Maintaining project tracking with estimated completion timing and up-to-date statuses.
  • Managing the release to production or supplier return of blocked for use materials.
  • Executing and reporting on various packaging tests to validate component performance.
  • Documenting team processes through guidelines, process maps, SOPs, etc.
  • Supporting with other tasks as needed.









We’d love to see candidates who have:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Packaging Engineering or related field preferred.
  • 6+ months of working or internship experience.
  • Shows a strong sense of individual accountability.
  • Knowledge in packaging materials and specifications including primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging.
  • Proficiency in all systems used for packaging documentation: technical drawings, material specifications, bill of materials (BOM), and distribution specifications.
  • Understands the relationship and interactions of the packaging and production line.
  • Capable in presenting technical data and project status updates.
  • Action-orientated, pragmatic, with good problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive change champion through an encouraging, creative, perseverant attitude.
  • Effective project management skills to initiate change, manage time, prioritize, and communicate ongoing statuses to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Ability to write and execute an implementation plan on a project using sound technical methodology.
  • Understands the cost and performance drivers of various packaging materials.
  • Knowledge in packaging testing methods including transit, compatibility, material performance, etc.
  • Maintains a positive / respectful / team player attitude.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office.




  • 2+ years of working experience.
  • Experience in cosmetics manufacturing.
  • Works autonomously on projects and asks for help when needed.
  • Proficient skills in SAP.




This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.





Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.





We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Country/Region:  US
City:  Hunt Valley

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore