Packaging Engineer - Dry Sweeteners - Single Serve

Heartland Food Products Group Indianapolis , IN 46218

Posted 2 months ago


The Packaging Engineer develops packaging design concepts for new and existing products and point of purchase displays. The Packaging Engineer will also run packaging and transportation tests, work with vendors, solve performance problems, and create specification documents.


  • Oversee and manage complete package development process including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, performance testing, and final implementation into production

  • Prepares samples for customers and various testing

  • Gather and document information for the commercial group

  • Manage design specification library

  • Create and organize pallet patterns

  • Validate sizing of new cartons, cases, and other secondary packaging

  • Troubleshoot new or existing packaging problems involving designs, materials, or processes

  • Identify and implement possible cost savings with consideration to purchase price, material selection, and manufacturing processes

  • Collaborate with suppliers to develop and improve packaging

  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing to develop displays and packaging that will promote and develop our product lines


  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions

  • Must possess visual acuity to document company records

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds


  • BS in Packaging or Mechanical Engineering required

  • At least 3 years of packaging engineering experience required

  • Ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple projects

  • Demonstrated problem solving and multitasking skills required

  • Ability to analyze data and make appropriate design decisions based on that analysis

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