Packaging Engineer

Packaging Engineer

Silgan Closures | Downers Grove, IL, US
Salary Range:$62,000 – $79,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Silgan Closures is seeking a *PACKAGING ENGINEER* at our Corporate Headquarters in Downers Grove, IL to help bring new food and beverage closure designs to market.

*As a Packaging Engineer, here's what you’ll do: *

· Evaluate new packaging, new closures and equipment development for commercialization.

· Manage new product development projects to commercialization with our customers while supporting an extensive portfolio of existing products.

· Provide technical support and assistance to the field service group, sales, engineering, manufacturing and customers across multiple processes.

· Travel to manufacturing and customer sites throughout the western hemisphere supporting the above endeavors.

*What you’ll need to be a successful Packaging Engineer: *

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in experience.

· Minimum five (5) years related experience in food packaging industry.

· Knowledge of food and beverage processing, statistics and DOE, project management, manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurance.

· Preferably located in the greater Chicago area.

*What we offer: *

· A great manufacturing culture where you feel like a member of the family – achievements are recognized, acknowledged and celebrated.

· Opportunities for advancement.

· A comprehensive benefits packaging, including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, paid time offer, wellness programs, educational assistance, training, and more!

*Who we are: *

· Leading worldwide supplier of rigid packaging for refrigerated & shelf-stable food products

· Operating in 100 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia

· Stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Relocation assistance
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Experience level:
* 5 years
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
Work setting:
* Hybrid remote
* In-person

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Downers Grove, IL 60515: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* food & beverage packaging industry: 5 years (Required)
* CAD: 4 years (Required)

Willingness to travel:
* 50% (Required)

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