Packaging Specialist
Rich's - Buffalo, NY

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Rich Products Corporation is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. We are one of the world's premier family-owned food companies with more than 7,300 associates worldwide.

We currently have a great opportunity as a Packaging Specialist. Please visit our website at to apply for this position or view other exciting opportunities.

This position supports the package engineering department by executing workflows, bill of material changes, and packaging specification changes. They will track and assist in the execution of corporate initiatives and speed to market projects. They will interact with suppliers and developers to obtain required information, format and store for projects.

Workflow maintenance in Optiva/PLM

Part number creation and assignment

Packaging specification creation and updates per the package engineer

Tracking of sourcing project specification details and compilation of data

Bill of material creation and maintenance of modifications

GTIN monitoring and correction

Supplier communication of packaging specifications

Audit of competitive packaging

Helpline investigation to support tablestakes

Acquisition documentation and organization of packaging materials

Maintenance of active and discontinued product codes on divisional spreadsheets

Packaging specification template development per the packaging engineer

What do I need to be considered a candidate?
Bachelors degree in related field preferred. Associates degree required.

Must be able to learn new software systems (like Optiva, PLM) to execute packaging specification work

Must be able to communicate in verbal and written formats concisely and coherently in English

Must be detail oriented, with precise accuracy for data transactions

Must be competent with math calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and fractions

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and invite qualified candidates to apply. As part of our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment and hire talented and qualified associates, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background investigations.

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