The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.
This position will serve as a company resource in the design of packaging and packaging systems to assure food safety, provide value to our customer and present our products in a positive manner while controlling overall costs. This position must work closely with Suppliers, Strategic Sourcing, Business Management Teams, Production Plants, Marketing, and other cross functional team members in Smithfield to successfully complete projects related to new products and current product optimization, as well as identifying and implementing cost savings opportunities.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but may act as a lead by providing training and guidance to other Packaging Engineers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.