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General information

All posting locations: Warrendale, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Function: 10 - R&D

Department: 10 - 03 - Packaging Development

Date Published: 01-Feb-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The Role

The candidate will be leading/executing packaging technical projects to meet business initiatives focused on growth/innovation- brand maintenance- quality improvement- and sustainability.  This includes leading plant and lab based tests- detailed documentation of data- analyzing the data and building a viable path forward- communicating results to cross functional teams to gain alignment- and commercializing products.  Communication and teamwork skills are essential in this role- which operates in a dynamic and cross-functional environment. The candidate must also be driven by a curiosity to build on a technical background and apply learnings / scientific principles to new situations. This position requires an individual to manage multiple projects concurrently with moderate levels of supervisor guidance.  Exhibiting a collaborative mindset and applying innovative solutions are a must.

Key Components of the role

  • Translate research findings into meaningful business opportunities and communicate to cross-functional teams
  • Execute packaging testing- qualification and commercialization while working closely with cross-functional team members in laboratory and production environments
  • Adapt / apply scientific principles to new situations and products
  • Manage multiple assignments/R&D projects concurrently
  • Specification creation and updating- with attention to detail

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Packaging- Chemical Engineering- Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 0-3 years of experience in Packaging Development and commercialization (which can include internships)
  • Basic understanding of key subject matter in areas such as packaging materials- pkg equipment/materials interaction- and new industry advancements
  • Basic understanding of the interrelationship of packaging- product- and process
  • Basic understanding of packaging laboratory test methods
  • Excellent communication- influencing- and problem solving skills
  • Manage multiple assignments/tasks concurrently
  • Basic understanding of statistics
  • Willingness to travel 25%

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