Packaging Engineer in Franklin Park, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

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JobID: 386196

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is a nationally recognized Contract Engineering and Technical Staffing firm specializing in Engineering and Manufacturing. We are currently recruiting for a Packaging Engineer

Job Description

  • Drives creative structural packaging development, as part of Innovation and Renovation projects and processes to support the Company brand and sub-brands.
  • Leverages technical experience, R&D, and external industry insights to develop, implement, and execute creative packaging development activities (e.g., bench top, pilot plant, and internal/external operations) to achieve project goals and deadlines to delight the consumer.
  • Develop and drive the implementation of the packaging sustainability roadmap for company in connection with the Global packaging network.
  • Drives technical matter with packaging suppliers.
  • Participates in the selection of packaging material and equipment suppliers.
  • Responsible for maintaining vendor and industry relationships to keep abreast of current trends and to ascertain future trends.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute line trials and full-scale production at plants and co-packers to confirm that quality attributes and performance metrics are achieved.
  • Developer and guardian of system standards, ensure compliance to specified requirements for packaging materials and finished, finished pack quality, and standard packaging line parameters.
  • The Packaging Engineer works closely with Marketing, R&D, Operations, Finance, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Supply Chain, and Design to adequately understand and meet internal customer needs and requirements.


  • BS Packaging Science Degree or Engineering.
  • 4-6 years’ experience preferred in packaging or related field of work Knowledge of packaging sustainability, and trends within the industry is a must.
  • Interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal communication, organizational skills, project management skills must all be strong Must be capable of working in a fast-paced, team environment with minimal direct supervision and the ability to adhere to aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to manage across multiple projects
  • Experience in consumer product goods
  • Strong data analysis skills to drive understanding and insights in packaging qualifications
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English 

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