Packaging Engineer at Green Thumb

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About the Role

As a Packaging Engineer at Green Thumb, you will be responsible for turning creative Green Thumb packaging ideas into reality. Working collaboratively with GT's Marketing and R&D teams, you will interpret stakeholder vision around product packaging and turn it into actionable, highly efficient processes. Our ideal candidate is an expert with material, equipment, and vendor selection, and is experienced at scoping, overseeing and implementing packaging production process in an automated manufacturing environment. If you are a problem-solving, agile team player with no ego, get stuff done with excellence human, we want to connect! This role may be based either in our Chicago headquarters, or in one of our production facilities. Significant travel (50%) is required.

Responsibilities
  • Work cross-functionally to translate ideas and packaging specifications from marketing and research and development into scalable and efficient packaging processes
  • Develop roadmap for manufacturing innovative product packaging including selecting packaging materials, designing and implementing package testing, and design execution
  • Collaborate with Process Engineer and Operational Technology Engineer to determine automated manufacturing processes for new GT product packaging
  • Develop and enforce system standards, and ensure compliance to GT packaging quality standards and product specifications
  • Key decision-maker on materials of construction, unitization, shipping, packaging processing, and equipment and supplier selection
  • Supervise the installation, commissioning, and startup of equipment
  • Identify, negotiate, and contract with external packaging vendors and suppliers
  • Identify cost-effective options while maintaining a high standard of quality
  • Drive continuous improvement to optimize packaging quality and packaging line performance
  • Travel to GT manufacturing and processing locations to scope and execute packaging processes
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • 3+ years’ experience in Packaging Engineering, and a Bachelor’s degree in engineering on a similar field
  • Experience driving efficiency and continuous improvement in an automated manufacturing environment
  • CPG manufacturing/packaging experience is preferred
  • Able to travel (50%)
  • Strong verbal / written communication, presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage large-scale projects from conception to implementation
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision; highly independent / flexible setting priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and shift focus between tasks / projects
  • Ability to collaboratively lead / influence stakeholders across organizational functions

Additional Requirements
  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 

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Location

Green Thumb is located in River North, a short walk from the Chicago Brown Line and near the Ohio expressway entrance.

What are Green Thumb Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GTI offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees to be used on transit and ride sharing apps!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
GTI has a 420 Happy Hour which occurs on a monthly basis hosted by rotating team members who create a theme-based event.
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