This position is responsible to provide technical knowledge and leadership to identify and implement packaging programs for Abbott Nutrition. Must be able to apply advanced methods and techniques to the design and execution of new packaging materials and structures. Programs will range from development of new concepts through optimization of existing packaging for nutritional products. Effective ability to collaborate across divisional and regional boundaries is critical to be successful.
This position functionally resides in the R&D Packaging Group, reporting directly to the Section Manager, Packaging Innovation R&D. The position will require the incumbent to travel locally & overseas, sometimes at short notice and possibly for extended durations.
Identification and development of new packaging structures from concept through commercialization Identify and implement cost optimized opportunities with existing packaging Provide technical expertise on a wide range of packaging issues Support the packaging group in the development of the project scope, design and cost estimates for global expansion programs. Deliver capital project cost estimates and timelines that are accurate to ensure projects can be executed on time and on budget. Where necessary manage capital & non-capital projects as required.
Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging, Engineering, or related technical field.
Minimum of 2-5 years experience in technical package engineering position or related field.
Successful candidate must demonstrate the following technical & leadership skills:
- Thorough technical knowledge of a wide range of packaging materials, structures, and
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple global projects
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to effectively interface with broad global cross functional teams
- Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently
- Effective problem solving skills
MISC: Travel – 20% (Domestic and International)
DIVISION:ANRD Nutrition Research & Development
LOCATION:United States > Columbus : 2900 Easton Square Place
TRAVEL:Yes, 20 % of the Time
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
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