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Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer

| Greater LA Area

FabFitFun is a fast-growing and innovative lifestyle subscription brand seeking an experienced Senior Manager, Packaging Engineer to join the team at our Los Angeles HQ. This newly created role will own all facets of the packaging procurement for the FabFitFun subscription box. This will involve creating and driving the process and methodology on standardized box size, corrugate thickness, and product placement within box that will hold up to the supply chain and distribution channel.

What you’ll Do:

  • Own the supplier selection process for all subscription box assets, using comprehensive packaging breakdowns including defining function/necessity, manufacturability, cost, tooling estimates, and development lead time.
  • Seek out new technologies within the corrugate packaging industry to ensureFabFitFun is using the best machinery and printing techniques and ensure they are scalable.
  • Actively network at tradeshows to attain new packaging vendor contacts and maintain existing vendor relationships.
  • Project Manage for all packaging initiatives to manage cost, timelines and quality expectations.
  • Establish priorities with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to ensure all projects are managed within expected due dates.
  • Oversee production and attend press checks to confirm packaging quality and color accuracy across corrugate and collateral.
  • Stay current on industry norms and monitor commodity cost trends and be prepared to anticipate and react to changes.
  • Plan and execute packaging budget with aggressive cost goals to maintain quarterly.
  • Ensure package performance and transportation tests are conducted for all variations.
  • Lead all contracts negotiations for new supplier onboarding.
  • Consult with suppliers and account management team on product packaging methods to ensure the product will withstand unique FabFitFun distribution.
  • Partner with fulfillment production and QC teams to ensure consistent methodology is used in production of boxes and e-commerce to ensure quality delivery of products to members.

What you’ll bring:

  • BS/BA or MA in Package Engineering (preferred) or equivalent technical degree such as Industrial Design with packaging experience
  • Material science knowledge in plastics, glass, cartons, printing and decoration methods
  • 5+ years of experience in flexible packaging materials and equipment
  • Continuous Improvement or Process Engineering experience
  • Superb attention to detail necessary for close visual process and product inspections.
  • Analytical, statistical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural environment

What you’ll get:

  • Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in the US that is revolutionizing e-commerce
  • Amazing benefits including medical, dental, vision, FSA, and 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Catered meals, kitchen stocked with great snacks and drinks
  • Free FabFitFun subscription and quarterly credit in the Add-Ons store

You bring the Fab. We'll bring the Fun. 

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Location

In the heart of West Hollywood! Close to many staples of the LA area including The Beverly Center, The Grove and popular restaurants and bars.

What are FabFitFun, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Each of our seasonal boxes partners with a charity/nonprofit organization.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Stocked kitchen with amazing snacks that suit both looking for something healthy or a sweet treat in the afternoon. Kombucha & cold brew also on tap!
Some Meals Provided
FabFitFun offers 3 catered a meals a week at our HQ in West Hollywood. Breakfast provided on Monday, while Lunch is provided on Tuesday and Friday.
Parking
Paid parking available for all of our employees with a paid parking incentive for those who commute to the office and don't require a parking spot or vouchers.
Pet Friendly
Dog friendly office!
Fitness Subsidies
You will have access to our online digital streaming platform (FabFitFun TV) that hosts a library of online fitness classes from top studies. Also hosted fitness classes every quarter in nearby gyms.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Generous compensation package and extensive benefits. 12 weeks’ paid parental leave. Free FabFitFun subscription and tons of beauty freebies! Daily impact on personalizing the FabFitFun member experience.

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