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Product Development Engineer - Packaging

Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Posted on Dec 26, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

Neenah, WI 54956
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Annual Salary

Product Development Engineer - Packaging

Salary: $70k to $110k + 10% bonus

Location: Neenah, WI

Relocation is available

25% travel - 3 to 5 team members - flexible packaging experience in food industry. Materials knowledge, polymers/plastics design develop and implement product. R&D manufacturing degree preferred.

  • Apply an understanding of customer needs and internal technology capabilities to recommend, design, develop and implement products and/or processes aligned to customer/market needs and business strategy. Represent the
  • Drive the critical to quality specifications
  • Leverage additional problem solving skills and methodologies eg Technical Research, Technical Library, Networking.
  • Responsible for leading or supporting programs through stage gate.
  • Plan, execute and analyze production trials with Design of Experiment, Lean Six Sigma, and statistical analysis methodology.
  • Ensure proper documentation of work and contribute to knowledge library - don't reinvent what has been invented elsewhere.
  • Protect Intellectual Property while meeting stakeholder needs with proper information sharing.
  • Develop and support training on standard procedures to advance company operation
  • Leverage an understanding of material/polymer properties and equipment capability in order to meet customer needs.
  • Use understanding of cross-functional connectivity of business processes to improve performance across the organization.
  • Continuously learn and share knowledge in order to advance capability across the organization.
  • Lead technical process developments and improvements in order to generate new technology.
  • Engage with a global technical community for information sharing relevant to assigned area(s).
  • Collaborate with areas such as Engineering, Operations and Quality to resolve technical challenges, supporting sustained solutions. This may include inputs on machine installations, initiating vendor programs and participating on new capital project teams.
  • Collaborate with others to generate new, workable ideas to contribute to filling the pipeline.
  • Contribute to, present and follow-up on research proposals.


  • Undergraduate degree required. (Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Polymer Science preferred)
  • 5-8+ years technical experience, preferably in a manufacturing R&D or Process role across multiple technical processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage design choices positively impacting market position
  • Experience leading product and process development projects with demonstrated sustained results
  • Demonstration of synthesizing information across a range of inputs and applying to business results.
  • Demonstrated expertise in multiple technologies/processes leveraged to deliver value to the organization and business relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability applying tools within Project Management, Design of Experiment, Design for Lean Six Sigma and Statistical Analysis.

Reference: 1044994457

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