Overview: This company, founded in 1997, is a top performing
and fast-growing division of one of hottest global market leaders in the performance nutrition and ingredients sector. This
division has grown from approximately $400 million seven years ago to over $1.2 billion currently! Their products
enable people to perform at their personal best. World wide they employ over 6,000 people across 32 countries and their
products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries. In the Greater Chicago land area they employ approximately 650
people. They have major production facilities that are located in Ireland, the US, the UK, Germany and China.
They are a fast-paced, global business that is fun to be a part of. and where you are given the freedom to create your own
future, and be provided with the inspiration, tools, support and opportunities to make things happen for yourself. The
company is dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey.
Position Summary: The Packaging
Engineer will cross-functionally lead Projects with Operations, Marketing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, and Product
Development. The individual must have strong leadership and project management capabilities in order to drive day to day
projects and packaging optimization. They must have a good understanding of flexible and rigid materials and how they
relate to packaging equipment and product protection. The individual also requires a proactive mindset that can provide
alternative innovative solutions in order to drive business growth.
Provide Project Management for packaging projects
effectively and professionally to align with key business objectives and ensure product launches are met.
Influence and negotiate with cross functional team
members to implement the optimal consumer package solution.
· Understands the specification system and is able to create & maintain packaging specifications.
Understands the relationship between package, product
strong relationships with vendors to identify improvement opportunities for packaging materials and equipment
Identify and implement cost savings and continuous
implications of material changes to our manufacturing plants and is able to make recommendations with limited guidance
Trouble shooting issues that arise during line trials
and package testing on moderate to high risk projects with minimal supervision.
Development of new packaging technologies that are
capable of running on existing or new equipment
· Will work with Food (70%) &
Beverage (30%) in a team based atmosphere
· Product portfolio include 1,700 SKU’s
· Formulates and executes complex experimental design.
· Able to develop an implementation plan on a moderate or high risk projects using sound technical