Printpack is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Product Development Engineer I/II. The chosen candidate will support growth initiatives for Printpack's flexible business. The preferred location for this position is Atlanta, GA reporting to a Product Development Manager.
Four-year degree in a related technical field (Chemical Engineer, Polymer Engineering, Material Science, etc.)
Three (3) or more years of experience in the flexible packaging industry
Product Development experience
Experience leading cross functional teams delivering results
Technical experience with polyethylene or polypropylene extrusion process is preferred
Prior experience communicating and establishing relationships with customers is a plus
Manufacturing or process engineering experience is a plus
A master's level technical/engineering degree is a plus
Travel commitment: 25 - 50% (U.S. Customer/Printpack plant trials)
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Coordinate with customers, product development, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and operations planning to ensure rapid, successful commercialization of new products
Work on a variety of teams and be accountable for results.
Constructively challenge the current status quo to uncover opportunities that drive; collaboration across functions, accountability and growth.
Interface directly with customers in support of Printpack's sales teams.
Coordinate internal initiatives with manufacturing and operations planning.
Drive strategic collaboration with vendors and technology partners.
Have an internal bias for internal and external customer service.
Embrace an environment conducive to innovation and information sharing.
Establish and maintain strategic relationships with valued customers and suppliers