Our client drives packaging innovation for some of the most influential consumer brands in the world with a global footprint of 100+ facilities across 16 countries and a committed team of 7,000+.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for developing all aspects of the plastic package from concept to implementation. This includes preform design, developing the process, closure to meet the application requirements.
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.
  • Designs PET Preform and Container.
  • Develops process to meet performance requirements, including barrier.
  • Review product failure data and interpret laboratory tests and analyze results to establish or rule out material and process causes.
  • Coordinates customer sample requirements.
  • Evaluate and approve process changes and controls expenditures.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.
  • Develop and Implement Process Training for plant personnel responsible for operating and maintaining equipment.
  • Keeping up with latest industry technology advancements.
  • Provides technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications, technical plans, and product testing using DOE methodology for scale up.
  • Reviews product design
  • Coordinates activities with cross functional teams concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems. Updates project team members using related software tools.
  • Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases.
  • Stays close to market trends recommending attainable technical solutions for potential conversion opportunities by keeping a pulse on the market.
  • Travel up to 50% may be required.

 
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering or related plastics degree or equivalent experience
  • Eight plus years hands on experience.
  • Two-step & Single-step PET process experience a plus.
  • Injection Molding IMM manufacturing platform experience.
  • Filling and Capper Experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, coordination of multiple projects and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Adaptability to changing work assignments.
  • Flexibility with duties.
  • Complete discretion and ability to work with confidential information.
  • Conceive, design, plan, and execute experiments in an R&D lab.
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of molding components and injection tooling.
  • Excellent oral and technical writing skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • 2D/3D design skill a plus.
  • Use technical experience to drive innovation and communicate more efficient processes and procedures.
  • Very flexible and adaptable to change.

Proficient in one or more of the following systems:

  • Complex Mechanical System
  • Electrical/Controls
  • Fluid Powered Hydraulic Systems w/Servo and Proportional Valve Control
  • Melt Flow / Hot-Runner Management

Full benefits package
Relocation assistance (negotiable)
Salary- 90k+

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