Packaging Engineer
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Shearers Foods

1,001-5,000 employees

Manufactures sweet and salty snack foods sustainably
Company Overview
Shearer's Foods is a prominent snack manufacturer, recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability, having received the food industry's highest award in this area. The company fosters a culture of mutual respect and community involvement, emphasizing the importance of teamwork and hard work. With its continuous growth and industry leadership, Shearer's offers ample opportunities for career advancement, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about contributing to the creation of America's favorite snacks.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$53M

Founded

1974

Headquarters

Massillon, Ohio

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

4%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

32%
Locations
New Boston, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Demonstrated proficiency as a Packaging Machine Operator in a food plant preferred
  • Experience with the use of MS Office software including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Responsibilities
  • Provide technical knowledge and assistance in the packaging of high-quality snack food products.
  • Implement opportunities to optimize our existing packaging systems and potential innovations to transform our packaging
  • Support factory with optimization activities
  • Understand Shearer’s products, production processes, and quality specifications
  • Have excellent packaging machine knowledge within a food manufacturing plant
  • Use continuous improvement strategies to develop ideas for savings, innovation, plant efficiency and quality improvements
  • Perform manufacturing line trials, evaluation, and validation of new packages film structures, corrugate and pallet configurations
  • Creates packaging related SOPs, work instructions and packaging specification for quoting and item set up
  • Supports supply chain initiatives including new and alternative packaging
  • Understands the relationship between package, product, and process
  • Supports team members daily in the packaging engineering functions
  • May require occasional travel to other plants for trials and other activities
  • Provides project and plant support for packaging
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.