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Beverage Packaging R&D (Sustainable Packaging) - Senior Engineer

Valhalla, NY 10595
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Auto req ID: 251956BR Job Description PepsiCo Beverage packaging R&D is seeking a packaging engineer to support our sustainable beverage packaging agenda. The position will focus on sustainable packaging research and development in areas such as new materials, design for recycling, light-weighting with barrier technology and new technology scouting. Job Description and Responsibilities Provides expertise in sustainable packaging including renewable/bio-based plastics (particularly PET), plastics recycling, recycled content use in beverage packaging and design for recycling principles Provides expertise in plastic materials including synthesis and structure property relationships, especially PET Participates in external research consortia and trade associations Provides technical support in life cycle assessment of materials and packaging Provides technical support in sustainable package development Provides technical support in shelf life extension technologies Provides technical support in injection stretch blow molding technology Surveys both industry and academia for the scouting of new technologies Conducts patent and technical literature reviews Independently executes research and new technology development Executes technically sound and thorough experiments Participates in the creation of a business case Partners with peers in Research, Strategic Supply and Legal Supports budgets, timelines and internal / external resources Partners with development teams to support commercialization Creates New Invention Disclosures and Patent Applications Qualifications/Requirements Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, Environmental Science or Materials Science Zero to three years of experience in packaging/materials R&D Critical Competencies: Broad knowledge of packaging materials, particularly PET Collaborative and proactive Intellectual curiosity with a focus on new technology Teamwork Effective Communication skills Travel estimated at approximately 25% Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation Job Type: Regular All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy Please view our Pay Transparency Statement","city":"Valhalla","state":"New York
Posted: 2021-10-05 Expires: 2021-12-17

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Beverage Packaging R&D (Sustainable Packaging) - Senior Engineer

PepsiCo Inc.
Valhalla, NY 10595

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