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White Plains NY Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
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USD - Dannon within R & D is looking for a Packaging Engineer in the United States (US) for White Plains, NY .

With our global presence, brands and business within our mission "bringing health through food to as many people as possible" we believe that people growth is a key asset to reach a sustainable business performance.
Take this opportunity to GROW together!

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: DanoneWave Public Benefit Corporation, a subsidiary of the global food company Danone, was formed in April 2017 by merging three Legacy organizations: White Wave Foods, Dannon, and Danone Canada. We're proud to rank among the Top 15 food & beverage manufacturers in the US, and we're happy to say we are #1 in the refrigerated dairy space (excluding cheese). We have a strong track record of leading growth: we play in on-trend, higher-growth categories, and many of our recognizable brands - eg, Light & Fit®, Oikos®, and Activia® yogurts; Silk® plant-based beverages, Horizon Organic® milk & dairy products, International Delight® coffee creamers - hold the #1 or #2 brand share positions in their respective segments.

As the largest public benefit corporation in the US, DanoneWave is taking bold steps for social good in North America. We are creating an Alimentation Revolution, which means we aim to nourish people, communities, and the world. We are changing the way many of our foods and beverages are made by evolving certain flagship brands toward the use of fewer ingredients that are more natural, not synthetic and non-GMO. We are also working with some of our farmer partners to plant non-GMO feed and are also committed to sustainable agriculture, water conservation, waste reduction, animal welfare and community engagement.

The Packaging Developer position is a strategic role within the Research and Development department at Dannon and will be responsible for the research and development of packaging assemblies in support of Dannon's/Danone North America unit.

In this role you will be accountable for:
Support Dannon Innovation process by proposing, developing and implementing packaging options.
Demonstrate creativity in the development of packaging systems.
Research and Develop new packaging materials, shapes and assemblies in support of the Dannon portfolio of brands and products.
Develop primary, secondary and transport packaging in support of the business units at Dannon (Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Engineering and Supply Chain).
Deliver technical guidance and packaging engineering support to the business units.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, sister Danone companies, plants, co-manufacturers and other sources of applicable technologies.
Contribute to the packaging development for projects of all sizes.
Accountable for the creation and maintenance of the packaging specifications for the Dannon brands.
Organize and conducts trials in an industrial environment.

The ideal candidate will have:
Bachelor degree minimum, Master degree in Sciences or Engineering ideal ( Packaging, Mechanical, Chemical or related engineering science)
3- 5 years' experience in a packaging engineering field (preferably in the food or beverage industry)
Experience in thermoforming, injection molding and extrusion blow molding
Experience with polyolefins (PE,PP,HDPE,PS), their properties and use as food containers
Knowledge in sachets, pouches and related flexible packaging
Experience in barriers properties of packaging materials
Experience in the use of statistical tools for problem solving
Proficient in the use Microsoft Office software, Microsoft Project, CAPE or TOPS, and AutoCAD
Demonstrated Leadership in cross functional teams involving marketing, sales, purchasing and manufacturing in the development of new products
Excellent Project Management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast pace environment
Excellent business skills and understand the levers of R&D in brand P&Ls
Self-starter, autonomous and demonstrated ability to bring new unsolicited ideas and solutions to the table
Ability to travel approximately 25%

For more information about Danone, its people and its business, please visit We have something special inside, do you?
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The Dannon Company is a US-subsidiary of Danone, a Fortune 500 company and one of the most successful health-focused food companies in the world with leading positions in fresh dairy products, water, baby nutrition and medical nutrition. Danone's mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Our core values foster individual professional growth. We reward entrepreneurialism and innovation. There truly is something very special inside our company. You can see it reflected in our people, our products and our culture. If you like what you have learned, we encourage you to apply and learn more.

Dannon is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

White Plains NY, United States of America
3/14/2018 12:10:36 PM

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