Product Development Engineer I or II
Printpack Inc
Hershey, PA

About $69,000 - $100,000 a year

Printpack Inc is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Product Development Engineer I or II. This position is located in Central, PA and will report to the Product Development Manager.

Four (4) year degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, or Packaging Science, or comparable work experience

1 - 5 years experience in the flexible packaging industry is preferred

Product Development and/or Process Engineering experience preferred

BOPP/PET/PE films, adhesives, extrusion, inks experience is a plus.

Prior experience having direct contact with customers is a plus.

Travel commitment: 35% (Customer/Printpack plant trials)

Responsibilities include:
Coordinating directly with customers, sales, marketing, manufacturing, and operations planning for a rapid, successful commercialization of new converted products.

Design commercial specifications to be fit-for-use and fit-for-make. Data gathering and analysis are imperative for success.

Leading customer technical calls/visits and manufacturing/customer trials to enrich communication and expedite commercialization.

Leading Divisional initiatives on new converting and raw material technology. Identify opportunities for innovative growth. Disseminating such information appropriately within the Printpack technical community.

Supporting manufacturing with on-site support of trials and be external resource for materials-related root cause investigation.