Rob Jack, Category Leader – Packaging Engineering
Mr. Jack has been in the Packaging Engineering field for consumer packaged goods since 1990. He is Provident’s Packaging Engineering service leader, bringing clients a focus on cost optimization, package design and innovation, and sustainable packaging solutions. Prior to Provident, Rob spent the last eleven years with Diageo serving in leadership roles on Packaging Innovation, Packaging Cost Optimization and Value Enhancement, and most recently as Director, Packaging Services and Technology. Mr. Jack also spent time in Mechanical and Design Engineering roles at Ball Container (formerly U.S. Can), Armstrong Container, and Rexam (formerly American National Can).
Experience: Mr. Jack has extensive experience in managing or individually delivering: product/package innovation from concept to commercialization, packaging cost optimization and value enhancement, packaging science and technology, supplier quality management, process and procedures to enable risk balanced, rapid and robust program deliveries. A few of Mr. Jack’s career highlights include- delivering savings of $22.5MM over a three year period, delivery of 40+ new product launches per year while meeting a 98% on time and in full track record, delivery of a business critical innovation with-in a 5 month period, and the execution of numerous innovative patents.
Education & Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering– University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
Product Development and Management Association – New Product Development Professional Certification
Holds four design and utility patents along with several trademarks.