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Senior Packaging Engineer, Nutrition


The Role This position is part of the North America Research & Development Function and reports to the Sr. Packaging Development Manager – Americas Nutrition. The role will act as either a key technical support person or technical lead for various projects and programs from concept through commercialization. The individual will be expected to accomplish objectives through their individual contributions as well as supporting others in the department or across the packaging teams’ internal customer base.

Joining a global team, you’ll be responsible for managing all packaging development for brands within the Nutrition Category. You will:

Drive packaging development from concept to launch
Ensure design ideas are accurately developed into innovative packaging components and systems in a sustainable way
Protect our products, optimize costs, raise quality, and ensure we meet regulatory standards
Support the launch new products and enhance existing brands
Deliver on making our packaging more sustainable and our products more desirable.

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a technical leader, with a passion for package development. As a packaging engineer you:

Drive to execution against defined tasks within a project on cross functional teams, able to work independently on projects where incumbent is the lead.
Manage and conduct lab analysis, production line trials and supplier testing as needed on related projects.
Have experience with high barrier rigid and flexible packaging substrates, fiber based packaging and/or hybrid applications combining multiple substrate types.
Apply trouble shooting techniques to solve for technical issues and performance challenges such as conducting root cause analysis or facilitate a D.O.E.
Support the research: of equipment solutions at the front end: identifying new technologies: finding appropriate existing technologies for the organization: and more sustainable solutions for our products.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Nutrition, Healthcare

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