Packaging Manager

Sunnyvale, CA | Job #984952

Location: Sunnyvale, California
Job Type: Temp to Perm
Compensation Range: $34 - 36 per hour

Our client is looking for a skilled Packaging Manager to join their team. In this role you will assist Packaging R&D Print Experts in organizing print test related documentation, reviewing test reports, organizing color and press sheet reviews, and will have the opportunity to lead or manage R&D project and work with the team to meet deadlines and deliverables.


  • Assist Print Experts on Proof Of Concept test matrix, test methods and compile test results for easy review with cross functional team members.
  • Arrange shipments of materials/samples to various project stakeholders for review.
  • Create Print test form deliverable, hand off documents and write print specification documents in the database -with the direction of the Packaging Print Experts or Print Development Manager.
  • QC and organize assets in the database for each mechanical (part numbers, packaging die-lines, translations, illustrations, copy, etc.).
  • Prepare asset handoff documents for review by Packaging Print Expert and route to or cross functional groups.
  • Practice extreme attention to detail in cross-referencing all assets against the final mechanicals per checklist, and confirming all layers match print specifications.
  • Review and sign off on supplier PDFs and press sheets and raise any issues when appropriate.
  • Organize final reviews with Packaging Producers / Print Experts.
  • Collaborate with Packaging team to document best practices and standard operating procedures and processes for both internal and external partners.


  • BA/BS degree in Graphic Communications or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years Print manufacturing experience in premium consumer packaging and labeling.
  • Knowledge of electronic pre-press, UV printing and finishing processes required.
  • Knowledge of instrumentation used for material and quality testing required.
  • Working knowledge of materials such as inks, varnishes, foils or adhesives is preferred.
  • Must possess exceptional organizational, time management, verbal, and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize.
  • Knowledge in project tracking methods and tools, including database/project management systems.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat.
  • Proficient in Mac OS and native apps.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, database management.
  • Meticulous attention to detail a must.
  • Able to understand and interpret complex processes and shifting priorities.
  • Positive, attentive, focused, and engaged. strong work ethic. Accountable for actions. Takes initiative. Collaborative "team-player."
  • Trustworthy in a confidential environment. Supportive of company values.
  • Manages time effectively. Flexible during high-volume periods (some longer hours/ late hours).

JOBID: 984952

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