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Engineer, Packaging

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia


• Provide Project Management for packaging projects effectively and professionally to align with key business objectives and ensure product launches are met.

• Influence and negotiate with cross functional team members to implement the optimal consumer package solution.

• Understands the specification system and is able to create & maintain packaging specifications.

• Understands the relationship between package, product and process.

• Manage strong relationships with vendors to identify improvement opportunities for packaging materials and equipment

• Identify and implement cost savings and continuous improvement initiatives

• Communicates implications of material changes to our manufacturing plants and is able to make recommendations with limited guidance

• Trouble shooting issues that arise during line trials and package testing on moderate to high risk projects with minimal supervision.

• Development of new packaging technologies that are capable of running on existing or new equipment

• Formulates and executes complex experimental design.

• Able to develop an implementation plan on a moderate or high risk projects using sound technical methodology


Education Requirements


Education Level



4 Year / Bachelors Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in a materials based program required; Bachelor's Degree in Packaging strongly preferred


Years Of Experience

Minimum Years of Experience

Maximum Years of Experience




3-5 years minimum of experience in Packaging R&D, Operations, or related field

Food or dairy packaging experience is a plus



Other Experience

  • Analytical depth and technical expertise in packaging materials, processes, systems and equipment interface.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Self starter with the ability to drive innovative technical solutions forward and multi-task on key programs/projects

Proficient in pallet programs-TOPPS or CAPE, specification database management, and MS Office software. 

 Preferred materials knowledge in flexible films, rigid plastics, corrugated, and decorating technologies. 

Able to develop an implementation plan on a low-moderate risk projects using sound technical methodology

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago