Packaging Engineer 1-3 Job

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Packaging Engineer 1-3 Job
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Date:Jul 25, 2014
Location:Greensboro, NC, US
Division:Production & Supply
Function:Technology / Projects
State/Province:North Carolina NC
Country:United States US
Position Title:Packaging Engineer 1-3
Job ID:4899
Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planet's most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population.
Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day.
Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments:
Make crops more efficient, rescue more farmland and help biodiversity flourish; empower smallholders, help people stay safe and look after each worker. Our work matters.
There has never been a better time to join Syngenta!
Role Purpose :
- Add value to Syngenta Crop Protection products by designing, developing and testing packages, package components & packaging systems that best meet the needs of internal/external customers and business goals. The Packaging Engineer interfaces closely with Product Development, Purchasing, Regulatory Affairs, Graphics, Logistics & Production teams. The selected candidate is expected to utilize state of the art technology and knowledge to maintain Syngenta's industry leading reputation in packaging.
- Primary Packaging support for up to 5 production locations
- Responsible for support new packaging development, research initiatives, cost savings and maintenance on existing range
- Coordinate and conduct all testing of packaging materials and packaging components ensuring they are fit for purpose. These tests include shelf-life compatibility, performance testing, UN certification, quality inspection and research related testing projects.
- Create test reports and documentation ensuring compliance with transportation regulatory requirements.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:Knowledge, Experience & Capabilities:
-In-depth knowledge of packaging components, material compatibility and technologies related to development, testing and implementation of new product packaging and delivery systems.
- Experience with filling and packaging production equipment.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging Engineering or similar education.
Critical experience :
- 2-5 years' industrial packaging experience, preferably in the agricultural chemical industry or home & garden industry
Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities :
- Effective communication skills to interface with various groups.
- Excellent project management skills, application of the respective project management tools.
Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
-Quickly attain good level of knowledge concerning the processes relevant to packaging technology and the systems used.
- Understanding the internal and external packaging capabilities in place and their impact on current / future packaging solutions.
Additional Information:
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
- Travel requirements - minimal, 5%
Syngenta offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including market-based pay, health/dental insurance, a generous 401(k) program, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and relocation assistance.
Qualified candidates should apply today! Please submit your application online at /. EOE
EEO Statement
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
Nearest Major Market:Greensboro
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