Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer – Beauty & Wellness

Los Angeles, California Packaging Designer Posted November 3, 2022
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Title: Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer

Company Description: Beauty Brand within the Health and Wellness Space

Location: Santa Monica Ca, Hybrid 2X per week in office
Salary: $100-$135k or DOE


  • Lead the Sourcing RFQ and Package Engineering for new product launches, promotional project and reforms to replenishment orders
  • Source all packaging components including tooling, primary components, and secondary cartons, negotiate terms and costs with primary vendors and suppliers.
  • Partner with Senior Sourcing Manager to manage vendor relations and proactively identify issues and work cross-functionally to resolve these issues.
  • Track all key milestones to ensure due dates are met for production and distribution. 
  • Partner with Head of Supply chain and NPD leaders to understand and anticipate beauty needs against the timeline capabilities required to deliver business objectives; prepare updated timeline plans and forecasts to inform key people choices and initiatives.
  • Ensure all packaging is designed and executed to meet pertinent quality specifications
  • Support leaders in identifying performance metrics and standards and providing streamline opportunities.
  • Issue and maintain vendor scorecards with all primary packaging vendors in partnership with Quality Assurance.
  • Partner with Operations and Finance to ensure vendors are paid in a timely manner.
  • Notify Product Development teams of critical issues and appropriate next steps.
  • Partner with Product Development team and Designer to approve all packaging, artwork and facilitate the process.
  • Present packaging options from various vendors that meet our cost targets and launch milestones


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging Engineering
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Beauty Supply Chain or tangent CPG Supply Chain; Must have beauty packaging experience (actual containers that product goes in and not just secondary boxes, etc.)
  • Strong existing componentry and factory vendor base
  • Strong relationships with vendors globally
  • Attention to detail and proven problem solver
  • Strong project management and organizational skills with excellent follow up
  • Must be based in LA/looking to relocate and will do it on your own – role is hybrid and in office T/TH (not negotiable)


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