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R&D Packaging Senior Engineer

Chicago, IL 60602
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Auto req ID: 241423BR Job Description *This position can be located in Chicago, IL or Barrington, IL Senior Packaging Engineer to support PepsiCo business with proven technical packaging expertise and ability to develop and commercialize new packaging designs for both Innovation and Sustainability for Foods category. Candidate to work closely with Marketing, Sales, Operations, Purchasing, and Finance to create new business opportunities as well as develop packaging solutions for established projects to help grow the business. The candidate will also collaborate with Product Development on packaging/product requirements i.e., functionality, product protection, shelf life, etc., and will be responsible for developing and maintaining packaging specifications. Must create \"go to market\" solutions that deliver product efficiently via multiple distribution platforms and maintain a current understanding of packaging technologies within internal plants and co-packers, as well as technology developments within the packaging industry. The candidate will be required to demonstrate the ability to incorporate those technologies to optimize overall system cost and efficiency. Qualifications/Requirements Minimum Qualifications: BS in Packaging Science, Chemical, Mechanical, Plastics Engineering or equivalent 5-10 years work experience within food/beverage packaging Must have experience in the development and execution of primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging materials and have knowledge of the interrelationship with equipment. Strong project management skills in developing project timelines with multiple cross-functional touchpoints, and managing platform and project budgets, in addition to the tracking of spend Must have strong conceptual, analytical, and technical skills with excellent communication and presentation skills. Maintain open communication and build strong relationships with internal & external teams from suppliers to cross functions Strong leadership and project management skills Analytical thinking Innovative thinking Follow the technical stage-gate process, create package development plan & timeline and manage project budget Must demonstrate an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and consumer-driven environment. 15-25% domestic travel 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","street_address":"United States - IL - Chicago - 1400 W 35th St - 60609-1311","city":"Chicago","state":"Illinois
Posted: 2021-07-13 Expires: 2021-10-15

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