Packaging Engineer (Tarrytown, NY)



Prestige Consumer Healthcare markets and sells well recognized brand name consumer products in two categories:  over-the-counter health care products and household cleaning products products.  We operate in niche segments within these categories in which the strength of our brand names, our established retail distribution network, a low cost operating model and an experience management team are key to our success.  Our brands are sold through the United States, Canada, and in certain international markets. 

Summary Description:  The Package Development Engineer will be responsible for managing a diverse set of projects with a focus on product and process innovation, quality, safety and effectiveness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new packaging for Product launches with emphasis on Innovation, quality standards and cost effectiveness
  • Facilitate and coordinate project activities to minimize project timelines
  • Participate in cross-functional teams that include Marketing, Regulatory, Quality and Supply Chain
  • Responsible for creating preliminary product cost estimates and Bill of Materials
  • Create and issue component and finished goods specifications
  • Initiate and support ongoing product sourcing and Cost of Goods reduction projects
  • Foster close cooperative relationships with external suppliers and manufacturers
  • Follow internal policies with particular emphasis on compliance to the company’s Quality System and external regulatory standards including ISO 13485 and FDA regulations


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from accredited university or college in packaging and/or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of packaging engineering experience with a consumer products organization
  • Ability to lead technology exploration and provide technical advice to both internal and external associates
  • Ability to identify, problem solve and interpret complex packaging engineering problems
  • Capable of making sound technical decisions on a wide range of issues regarding both packaging and filling operations
  • Knowledge of SAP, CAPE, TOPS, Microsoft Project and AutoCAD

Travel: 5% via car, plane, rail

Physical Demands: Ability to stand, sit, lift office materials (books, binders, boxes).

Work Environment: Office Environment. Ability to work on computer, answer phones, speak to customers. Work with surrounding office noise.


No Sponsorship: Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

#HybridWork: We follow a Hybrid work schedule. All applicants must be able to work in our Tarrytown office Tues/Wed/Thurs (remote on Mon/Fri)

Salary range: $80,000-$105,000

Prestige is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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