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Quality Search -  Since 1981

Position Title

Packaging Engineer


Northern Illinois


4-5 or more years


Foods preferred, but pharmaceutical or beverage experience works as well

Salary Range



B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent


Sign-on bonus to assist.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage the design/plan/validation and implementation of new packaging technologies, line extensions, package/product improvement and technical service for company that meet product offering requirements.
  • Executes moderate to complex technical assignments including cost savings, quality improvements, operation support and new product development
  • Uses technical expertise on cross-functional project teams and technical oversight of internal and external manufacturing start-ups and ongoing technical service to independently determine and develop technical approach to solutions on product development teams
  • Functions as the Technical Leader for focused projects, providing direction and monitoring various associates, support groups or contractors as project dictates.  Identifies and resolves technical conflicts, including resources, to ensure projects meet business expectations
  • Design, execute and analyze experimentation
  • Support on-going business projects, from start to finish, including project development, specifications, in-process control points, testing requirements, operating guidelines, trials, execution and maintenance.
  • Develop external industry network through work with suppliers, interactions and participation with technical organizations (IoPP, SPC, etc.)
  • Identify basic opportunities that drive value into the company
  • Conduct all activities in compliance with established safety standards and Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Packaging Engineering or equivalent
  • 4-5 years of experience
  • Demonstrated ability to influence project direction by providing technical input to the planning and decision making process
  • Proven skills in project management, negotiation, technical problem solving and ability to perform these skills at an advanced level or higher
  • Ability to interact and collaborate with R&D groups, external resources, suppliers and consultants to achieve project objectives
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Sound problem solving skills through collaboration and application of technical skills
  • Solid understanding and experience with paperboard, corrugate, film, plastics and glass packaging materials
  • Experience with TOPS/CAPE

To further discuss, call Jeff Wolfe  219-926-5015 (Talk/Text), or Inquire by email to Jeff Wolfe

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Quality Search, 1820 Graham Drive • Chesterton, IN 46304-1627 • (219) 926-5015 www.qsjobs.com

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