This company was founded over 125 years ago and is based in the upper Midwest. They have revenues of over $9 billion
across more than 80 countries worldwide. They are a multinational manufacturer and marketer of high quality, brand
name food and meat products for consumers around the globe. The company sells products under some of the world’s
most iconic brand names.
Position: The Packaging/Scientist Engineer will guide, recommend, document, consult and conduct research
in the area of packaging technologies that will lead to improved and new innovative and creative packaging applications
in support of company goals and objectives. On occasion, this position provides technical advice and assistance to professional
and non-professional personnel.
Investigates, recommends and implements packaging
cost saving programs by evaluating new enhancements made to packaging materials and/or new design considerations with the
planned goal of minimizing the costs associated with our products.
· Fulfills the role as a technical service/troubleshooter when more broadly defined packaging problems
at our facilities are beyond the scope of the plant/corporate personnel. May serve as a resource and advisor to other
Packaging Scientists and personnel within the company.
· Identifies, facilitates, devises and conducts research in the area of packaging which leads to
the development and implementation of new packaging systems for the company. This involves maintaining competency in cutting
edge packaging technology and broad packaging theory, and researching the feasibility of using this technology in conjunction
with our products.
and plans systems for improving packaging efficiencies within the corporation. This includes the entering and managing
of all packaging specifications for our company's products and may also include development of software and catalogue systems
for collecting critical data regarding packaging materials and package attributes.
Coordinates and plans specific projects effectively,
on a daily basis, with the group's Research Technicians.
· Facilitates practical applications of packaging technology requiring direct interaction with
other areas of the company such as Engineering, Operations, Marketing and Purchasing etc.
· Oversees the development and integration of packaging technologies with the many vendors and
suppliers who work with the company.