Our client has a mission to offer consumers everything they currently
value about animal products by making products that are vastly superior to their animal analogues. To do this, they are
taking a revolutionary scientific and market-based approach. They are inventing efficient, sustainable ways to transform
ingredients from plants into meat, fish and dairy foods that deliver all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers
demand, without the destructive environmental or public health impact. Their world-class R&D team has been building
the know-how and technology platform to produce meat, fish and dairy foods from plants. As a result the
company is experiencing rapid growth and is resolutely committed to leading all aspects of the plant-based food revolution—from
discovery to commercial production.
The Principal Engineer, Packaging will Serve as a technical expert for all of the company’s packaging
including discovery, design, piloting, and commercial implementation of all packaging systems. In addition, he or she
- Lead packaging related new product development and commercialization projects
closely with manufacturing plants for execution of trials, new equipment selection and commissioning, and process
- Optimize current packaging design, materials, and processes for factors such as
cost, sustainability, customer usability, and ease of manufacture.
- Design, plan and execute experiments
for bench top, pilot plant, and manufacturing scale trials.
- Gather and analyze data, document
and report results, and make recommendations based on findings.
- Work with material and equipment
vendors to solve technical problems and identify new packaging technologies.
- Partner with cross functional
teams to develop new packages with sound structure, function, and messaging relationships.
- Develop prototypes
to be used for consumer testing, product explorations, and internal presentations.
review and update packaging specifications.
- This position may manage people including mentoring and coaching
all junior team members on both technical approaches and soft skills is expected.
- Other duties
or higher degree in Packaging, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
- 12+ years of experience in frozen foods
package design and execution for consumer food products.
- Broad and deep knowledge of packaging materials
and equipment including flexible films, rigid plastics, paper, and corrugated.
- Some travel required.
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Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident or have authorization to
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