El Segundo, California
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can't you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love, while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate--and Beyond.
The Marketing team is looking for an outstanding individual to join Beyond Meat at the company's HQ in El Segundo, CA. The ideal candidate has both strong analytical skills to evaluate market trends and consumer preferences, and strong strategic and creative skills to develop products that match that demand. This is a fast-paced role and requires individuals to manage multiple projects simultaneously while working across company functions with many different people and teams.
This a full-time position, reporting to the Director of New Product Development, to design, test, and implement packaging designs that are an integral part of the organization's Product Development process. They also review and improve existing packaging designs. This individual will work with internal resources and packaging suppliers to achieve functional packaging goals.
Design and manage packaging specifications
Design, test and implement packaging of new products that meets customer/consumer expectations, cost, and quality
Plan and execute packaging quality improvement and cost reduction for existing products
Run all packaging tests (shake, drop, etc.) as needed
Design, manage and run R&D packaging lab
Support operations on packaging based projects, trouble shoot manufacturing problems
Collaborate with suppliers on packaging materials, formats and machinery related issues
Lead packaging function in multifunctional project teams
Provide technical support to R&D, Marketing, Supply Chain, QA and Operations
Education: BS or MS degree in Packaging Engineering
2 -5 Years of relevant experience in packaging development in Food, R&D, and manufacturing environments.
Packaging Software skills: Cape, Tops, Artios CAD, CAD, etc
Experience working in innovative, fast passed and highly collaborative team orientated environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills, as well as the ability to interact and collaborate successfully with all levels and functional areas
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Frequent sitting at a desk, communication-using computer and phone. Lifting not to exceed 25 lbs.
Travel as necessary (10-15%)
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office and manufacturing environment with some travel.