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Packaging Research Associate - Entry Level - (13601)

Company: Silgan Containers LLC
Location: Oconomowoc
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Packaging Research Associate - Entry Level Job Type Full-time Education Bachelor's Degree Location OCONOMOWOC, WI 53066 US (Primary) Career Level Entry Level Category Research & Development Date Needed By Shift Type Travel 0 - 10% Job Description The primary responsibility of a Packaging Research Associate is to monitor and assess the performance of metal food containers and secondary packaging. The performance is evaluated in a laboratory setting through procedures that rigorously assess the combined effects of material properties, product design, manufacturing process, food processing, secondary packaging and distribution on the overall performance of food containers. This role is an integral member of the lab team and is responsible for providing data from lab evaluations that is used in support of package development, manufacturing plant quality, customer quality issues and field failure analysis and resolution. What we offer: Comprehensive benefits package, including medical & prescription, dental, vision, employee and dependent life & AD&D insurance, short & long-term disability coverage Add-on benefits include pet insurance, MSK programs (Hinge Health and Regnexx) telemedicine, Livongo for diabetes and hypertension, and more 401k with a 100% employer match on the first 6% of employee contributions after 90 days We need you to have: Bachelor's degree in Packaging Ability to complete projects through ASTM and other standardized testing formats Working knowledge of statistics and experimental design What you'd be doing: Knows and applies written safety procedures and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe work environment with established standards and guidelines. Designs and conducts studies on factors that influence container performance, including material properties, product design, product manufacturing and secondary packaging. Implementation to include use of industry standard tests and existing and innovative proprietary methods. Provides technical assistance to all divisions of Silgan to improve the overall performance of containers, from the perspective of container manufacturing, customer requirements and consumer preferences. Who We Are: Silgan Holdings is a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer good products with annual net sales of approximately $4.5 billion in 2019. Silgan operates 100 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. It is also a leading supplier of metal containers in North America and Europe and a leading worldwide supplier of metal, composite and plastic closures for food and beverage products. In addition, Silgan is a leading supplier of plastic containers for shelf-stable food and personal care products in North America. Job Requirements LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Silgan endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to perform their essential job duties as long as the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship on the company's operations and does not pose a direct threat of substantial harm to the employee or others. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis. Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, ancestry, genetic characteristics, cancer diagnosis or history, marital status, or disability, military service or veterans' status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions, reproductive health decision making, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, local laws and ordinances. Silgan is a drug-free workplace.EEO/M/W/Vet/Disability PDN-992339ba-cfb3-4a12-b976-1dce2af3fba2

Keywords: Silgan Containers LLC, Milwaukee , Packaging Research Associate - Entry Level - (13601), Other , Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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