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Associate Packaging Engineer

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1mo ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job


🤑 $60K - $100.5K

AI generated summary

  • You should have a BS in Packaging Science or related field, 0-1 years work experience in food/beverage packaging, strong project management skills, technical knowledge, and ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will develop new packaging designs for foods, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and ensure packaging specifications are met to drive business growth.

Graduate Job



  • Must create "go to market" solutions that deliver product efficiently via multiple distribution platforms and maintain a current understanding of packaging technologies within internal plants and co-packers, as well as technology developments within the packaging industry.  Candidate will be required to demonstrate ability to incorporate those technologies to optimize overall system cost and efficiency.


  • Ideally have education and internship experience in the development and execution of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging materials and have knowledge of the interrelationship with equipment.
  • Strong project management skills in developing project timelines with multiple cross-functional touch points, and managing platform and project budgets, in addition to tracking of spend
  • Must have strong conceptual, analytical and technical skills with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Maintain open communication and build strong relationships with internal & external teams from suppliers to cross functions
  • Strong project management skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to follow technical stage gate process, create package development plan & timeline and manage project budget
  • Must demonstrate an ability to thrive in a fast-paced and consumer driven environment.
  • 15-25% domestic travel
  • BS in Packaging Science, Chemical, Mechanical, Plastics Engineering or equivalent
  • 0-1 years work experience within food/beverage packaging

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Associate Packaging Engineer to support PepsiCo business with proven technical packaging expertise and ability to develop and commercialize new packaging designs for both Innovation and Sustainability for Foods category. Candidate to work closely with Marketing, Sales, Operations, Purchasing and Finance to create new business opportunities as well as develop packaging solutions for established projects to help grow the business. Candidate will also collaborate with Product Development on packaging / product requirements i.e., functionality, product protection, shelf life etc. and will be responsible for developing and maintaining packaging specifications.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





60000 - 100500 USD


  • The expected compensation range for this position is between $60,000 - $100,500 based on a full-time schedule.
  • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary.
  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.
  • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.