Philadelphia PA
United States
Date Posted

Director of Engineering

Reporting to the Vice President the Director of Engineering will manage and direct the activities of the Manufacturing / Capital Equipment Engineering Team, including: implement and maintain engineering objectives and initiatives, and create and improve procedures and activities that involve plant and engineering best practices in the consumer packaging manufacturing industry.

The Director of Engineering will work independently and as part of the team on specific plant and CAPEX projects and therefore should be able to use engineering principles to understand and overcome design problems and quickly provide guidance to the engineering staff, other company departments, external customers, and component suppliers. The Director must have the ability to teach others how to optimize manufacturing engineering design solutions, must be able to set and meet project schedules and manage the output of the current plant engineering staff.


The position desires a Degree in Engineering and at least fifteen years of Engineering experience, including a minimum of five years in a management role (leading and managing a team). Strong communication and project management skills are critical to the success of the position.

This is a senior level position and the successful candidate is required to interact and communicate with management, suppliers, vendors and customers, as well as be “hands on”. Experience with CAPEX projects in ideally one of the disciplines in the Packaging Industry ie. extrusion, film, converting, corrugated, lamination, flexible packaging, press printing, injection molding blow molding and supporting over 8 manufacturing plants. Travel to branch plants would be required
Some responsibilities include but not limited to:

Identify Technology that Reduces Cost or advances Technology for plants and the company

  • Growth Projects
    • Identifying, sourcing equipment
  • Responsible for all corporate projects
    • Project Planning and timing
    • Project spending
    • Updating senior management on major projects – status
  • Issuing all Capital projects for Senior level approval
    • Gate keeper of Project approvals
  • Assisting the plants in scope rational and justification of project

If you meet the requirements please send your resume.

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