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Packaging Engineer

Barrington, IL 60010
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Auto req ID: 239831BR Job Description Packaging Engineer in the Sports & Fitness brands (Gatorade, Propel, Muscle Milk, Evolve) Packaging team, part of PepsiCo Global Beverages R&D group. Support the development and execution of new and refreshed package forms across the range of package materials and structures (bottles, closures, cartons, and flexible etc.) used within the Sports & Fitness production system. Key Responsibilities: Support new packaging development and execution to support delivery of the S&FBU Innovation Strategy, by creating \"go to market\" solutions that deliver product effectively via multiple distribution techniques. Must maintain a current understanding of packaging technologies within S&FBU plants and co-packers, as well as technology developments within the packaging industry and ensure strategies incorporate those developments to optimize overall system cost and efficiency. Maintain open communication and build strong relationships with multiple functions. Develop technical understanding of primary package items, production processes, and variables. Support quality troubleshooting and problem solving. Provide technical support for field issue resolution. Support the technical qualification process for changes to component and finished good specifications for all primary packaging items within S&FBU brands. Maintain a current understanding of packaging technologies within the S&FBU plants and co-packers, as well as technology developments within the packaging industry and ensure strategies incorporate those developments to optimize overall system cost and efficiency. Build strong relationships with internal and external partners Participate in Marketing and Marketing Research programs, including focus groups and other consumer research formats where required. Responsible for ensuring all primary packaging component specifications contain up-to-date information including approved raw materials, supply sites, and design.Critical Competencies: Broad knowledge of packaging materials Analytical thinking Collaboration Intellectual curiosity Communication skills Results driven Innovative thinking Teamwork Qualifications/Requirements BS in Packaging Science, Chemical, Mechanical, or Plastics Engineering. Minimum of 2-4 years work experience within food/beverage packaging. Must have experience with primary, secondary and tertiary packaging materials and have excellent knowledge of the interrelationship with equipment. Must have strong conceptual, analytical and technical skills with excellent communication and presentation skills. Requirements include a proven track record of packaging development and commercialization, strong project management skills, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and consumer driven environment.Other Job Requirements: Travel mainly in North America, however international travel may be required to meet project and business objectives. 15-20% total. Occasional weekend travel is normal due to time required to travel to certain locations. 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":"Barrington","state":"Illinois
Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-11

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