Project/Program Manager

Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: Eatontown, NJ, US, 07724

Company: Aptar Group

Job Opportunity – Project Manager – Regional Technical Center


Who we are


At Aptar, we use insights, design, engineering and science to create innovative packaging technologies that build brand value for our customers, and, in turn, make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.


Every day, Aptar creates “a-ha moments” for its customers and their consumers and patients by continually bringing innovations to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and patients connected technologies that help them more easily adhere to treatment.


We have manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America and over 14,000 dedicated employees in some 20 countries.


You should work here because we:

  • Attract and develop high performing people.
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
  • Allow for failure by allowing people to make mistakes through an open and trusting environment.
  • Invest in the development of employees through local, regional and global career opportunities.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.


What’s new with Aptar


We have an exciting position open: Project Manager – Regional Technical Center, reporting to the Regional Program Manager. This position will be based in Eatontown and will be in charge of leading project teams for effective development and commercialization of new products and enhancements to existing products.  Displays clear understanding and ability to ensure that team goals meet Customer, Marketing, Manufacturing and Aptar's requirements.  Directly supervises, motivates and drives members of assigned project teams.  Demonstrates the ability to lead a multi-disciplined work group to effectively develop, tool and commercialize new products, meeting all objectives and schedules.  Exhibits ability to communicate clearly, using both verbal and written skills.  Displays clear leadership skills in working with Customers, Suppliers and Aptar's Operations to ensure successful execution of assigned projects.

This is how your journey begins

  • You will lead assigned team to identify goals, set plans, and successfully execute project activities.
  • You will ensure that projects result in products which meet Customer, Marketing and Aptar's requirements using personal skills and industry knowledge.
  • You will ensure that the specific needs and constraints of the Aptar's Operations group are effectively addressed during project execution.
  • You will serve as a vital and effective communication link between Customers and cross-functional/cross-divisional Team.
  • You will supervise, guide, coach and develop team members to continually enhance performance.
  • You will independently interface effectively with Customers, Suppliers, and Aptar's Operations group on both project and general packaging and manufacturing technical matters.
  • You will have the ability to travel both domestically and internationally as required to carry out job requirements.
  • You will collaborate with Marketing, Customers, Suppliers and other relevant sources to identify research, develop and apply new technology to products and processes.
  • You will conduct effective presentations.
  • “Out of the box thinker” must be key driver contributing to the products roadmap and willing to take innovative product risk while balancing the road map for on time deliverables.
  • You will concurrently, manage diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities.
  • You will have a strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving and change management skills.
  • You will have a professional and positive approach, self-motivated, strong in building relationships, team player, dynamic, creative with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • You will have knowledge of Lean Six Sigma knowledge and Injection Molding.
  • You will drive, support and adhere to all system procedures and Company policies / procedures.
  • You will maintain a clean and safe work environment.  Follow all safety regulations.
  • You will perform other related duties assigned.


What you will bring on the journey

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Manufacturing, Plastics, Rigid Packaging or technical area of expertise).
  • Master’s Degree in Business preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience.
  • Qualification in or basic understanding of statistics & experience in its application for data analysis.
  • Project Management Certifications from PMI or equivalent a plus.


What we offer:

  • An exciting, diverse and value based working environment
  • Award-winning corporate university offering personal development and training
  • opportunities.
  • Competitive base salary and performance-based bonus plan.
  • Contribute to the communities where we reside.
  • Innovative benefits plan which includes: 401k plan, vacation, medical, dental,
  • vision, life, disability, pet insurance, wellness plan, and generous paid
  • maternity/paternity leave.


Be You. Be Aptar

Aptar is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter

following submission of your application.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey