Associate Packaging Engineer in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 5/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Research and Development Packaging & Labeling

Job Posting Title:

Associate Packaging Engineer

Job Description:

Assist & manage the design/plan/validation and implementation of new packaging, line extensions, product improvement, cost savings and technical service for Treehouse Foods that meet product offering requirements

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical assignments of simple to moderate complexity under supervision for technical soundness and overall objective achievement
  • Research information for and issue packaging specifications, in-process control points and establish testing requirements and operating guidelines
  • Provide technical knowledge on cross-functional project teams and technical oversight of internal and external manufacturing start-ups and ongoing technical service
  • Execute packaging projects, including cost savings, quality improvements, operations support and supports of plant trials and startup of new products
  • Participates in tests, collection and analysis of data on new products
  • Ensures all activities are conducted in compliance with established safety standards and Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP)
  • Actively supports planning and decision making process by providing technical input to project directions
  • Works on business projects, from start to finish, which includes product development, specifications, trials, execution and maintenance

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Ability to interact and collaborate with R&D groups, external resources, suppliers and consultants to achieve project objectives
  • Aptitude for project management, negotiation and technical team management skills
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
  • Solid problem solving skills through collaboration and application of technical skills
  • Basic understanding and experience with paperboard, corrugate, film, plastics and glass packaging materials

Experience: 0-2 Years of experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging, Engineering or related field required

Preferred Attributes & Qualifications:

Travel – 20%

Special equipment or software (TOPS/CAPE)

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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