Project Manager, Packaging
Saputo Inc.
Montreal, QC, CA
3d ago


Everything begins with passion, a legacy from the Saputo family, which offered tasty and quality cheeses to its community.

Today, after more than 65 years, the company employs thousands of dedicated employees, proud of their role, who work day after day to deliver quality products to customers and consumers.


Ensuring the well-being of our employees is our priority. We offer attractive working conditions and benefits to our employees and their families :

  • Competitive salaries
  • Advantageous corporate agreements
  • Full range of group insurance benefits
  • Group retirement pension plan with employer contribution
  • Purchase option of company stocks
  • Group RRSP
  • Health and wellness program in the workplace
  • Assistance program for employees and their families
  • We support employment equity. Saputo strives to embed diversity and inclusion in its operations and invites candidates from all horizons to join its family.

    The Project Manager, Packaging will work collaboratively to enable and drive sustainable packaging initiatives to align with our Corporate Responsibility strategy and deliver progress towards our Environmental Pledges.


  • Identify, develop and execute projects that support the Packaging targets of our Environmental Pledges : oReduce our material use by 15%;
  • oEnsure 100% of our packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable; oEnsure our packaging includes at least 15% of recycled or renewable content.

  • Act as subject matter expert on sustainable packaging that will optimize packaging aligned with the Climate and Water targets of our Environmental Pledges : oReduce CO2 intensity of our operations by 20%;
  • oReduce the energy intensity of our operations by 10%; oReduce the water intensity of our operations by 10%.

  • Influence senior management in integrating sustainable packaging into business operations;
  • Actively participate in cross-functional project teams that contribute to overall company cost savings objectives;
  • Identify and conduct packaging performance testing on materials and components;
  • Ensure key packaging performance, functionality and quality measurements are developed and specified;
  • Identify and apply for applicable grants and certifications.

  • Education Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 7-10 years of experience with direct professional experience in packaging or process engineering in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry (food and beverage and / or dairy are preferred).
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project (desired), and knowledge of test methodology.
  • Strong customer orientation; ability to develop relationships and effectively influence at all levels internally (e.g. management teams) and externally (e.g. suppliers).
  • Project management skills (budget, deadlines, stakeholders, presentations, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication, organization skills, presentation skills, and attention to detail;
  • Bilingual French / English (spoken and written) required;
  • Willingness to travel (approx. 30%). We support employment equity. Saputo strives to embed diversity and inclusion in its operations and invites candidates from all horizons to join its family.
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