Our client in Scarborough ON is looking for a Packaging Specialist to join their growing team. The ideal candidate will propose new packaging for turnkey projects, as well as assess packaging components for functionality, automation, and product interactions for new and existing programs. This role offers huge opportunities for innovation.AdvantagesReporting to the Manager, Packaging Development, the Packaging Specialist will propose new packaging for turnkey projects, as well as assess packaging components for functionality, automation, and product interactions for new and existing programs. Working with cross-functional teams the role is manage the packaging component assessment process from start to finish, including primary components, secondary and tertiary packaging requirements.ResponsibilitiesStakeholder Engagement• Liaison between Product Development, Production, Sales, Project Management, Research &Innovation (R&I), Plant Engineering, Quality and Procurement on all component and packaging related issues.• Work with internal and external stakeholders propose and assess components/packaging for design, functionality, and suitability for use on current and proposed manufacturing lines.• Provide expertise and assistance to QC, engineering, and R&I to solve component, product and/or equipment related issues.• Support QC and Procurement in resolving component related issues with suppliers and clients.• Engage component and packaging vendors for turnkey options to deliver to client briefs.Operations• Propose and potentially source packaging options and/or solutions for turnkey and hybrid projects.• Assess components and packaging for design, functionality, and suitability.• Evaluate and address components issues effecting product quality/compatibility and manufacturability.• Develop component and manufacturing standards for new products.• Manage the component assessment process for primary components, secondary and tertiary packaging.Qualifications• Postsecondary education in Packaging/Mechanical Engineering, College degree in Packaging Technology and/or equivalent work experience• Minimum 2-5 years related work experience in Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, or Packaging Environment including component supplier manufacturing knowledge, and plant manufacturing experience• Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, a team player, able to multi-task and meet required deadlines• Proficient MS Office suite of products (Work, Excel, PowerPoint)• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills• Proven client engagement and relationship management skills• Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills• PAC course or IoPP Certification would be an assetSummaryIf this is the position for you, APPLY ONLINE or email resume to Mina Khalil at email@example.comOnly qualified candidates will be contacted.Please visit www.randstad.ca for a complete list of opportunitiesRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.