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Packaging Development Engineer, Regional R&D, North America RB

About You

Experiences Desired

  • Fundamental capability to support or directly modify existing packages by taking them from the bench, pilot plant and commercial scale based on customer or consumer needs.
  • Demonstrated high-level of contribution to cross-functional/multi-disciplined teams operating in a dynamic, result-oriented environment.
  • Experience communicating and networking effectively with a diverse audience at peer-set levels.
  • Experience with fiber based packaging, high barrier rigid and flexible packaging substrates and/or hybrid applications combining multiple substrate types. 
  • Basic understanding of aseptic processes and packaging principles as well as thermal processing as it relates to packaging design.
  • Must have experience in problem analysis and resolution, statistical methods, and design of experiments.
  • Exposure to regulated packaging environments or ability to learn government regulatory requirements in the infant formula in relation to Packaging.
  •  1 to 5 years of relevant and experience with progressive responsibilities and project leadership in the consumer products or food packaging industry
Knowledge Desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging, Package Engineering, Packaging Science or similar technical field such as  Engineering or Food Science required
  • Strong knowledge of science and technology discovery, design, and development processes, information systems.
  • Working knowledge of networking with external resources outside of R&D.
  • Basic understanding of how to translate consumer and customer insights into functional value that creates benefit
  • Able to embody design theories and output packaging solutions that can be commercialized.
  • Understanding of rigid and flexible polymeric materials and their manufacturing and converting process (blow molding, injection molding, thermoforming, film and sheet conversion).
  • Business skills that can drive initiatives through an organization.
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and deploy effective use of creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to organize and present technical and project management overviews with some assistance.
  • Knowledge of packaging equipment systems and qualifications.
  • Effective and proactive verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills handling or supporting multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to embrace and live MJN’s Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Recognizes the importance of employee safety in the workplace including compliance with legal, corporate safety, and environmental guidelines.
  • Energetic and self-motivated professional with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Capable and wiling to learn and be coached by manager, staff and others.
  • Demonstrated efficiency with MS Office, Infor Optiva & SAP.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.


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RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.