Associate Director Packaging COE
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Springdale, Arkansas

Posted in Hospitality and Catering

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The Senior Packaging Engineer will be responsible for research design testing justification and deployment of new packaging technology to deliver new or improved packaged products. The Senior Engineer will work with project teams to investigate and recommend materials processes innovation packaging and equipment to bring assigned projects to successful conclusion. Additionally, they will provide technical support to Product Development Business Unit BU Supply Chain and Procurement in the area of technical expertise. The individual in this role will also support Supply Chain and BU function in manufacturing of packages that meet customer and consumer expectation for character cost and quality in the assigned product categories. Mentor junior members of the Packaging Department. The Senior Packaging Engineer must effectively manage recommend projects that will lead to opportunities in innovation growth intellectual property and profitability. Proven demonstrated results in package development.


  • Previous experience with Fresh and Further Processed packaged meat a plus
  • Proficient with product and packaging interactions sustainability food protections and package testing
  • Proficient in packaging equipment packaging processes and working with supply chain engineering on capital projects involving packaging solutions

  • BS or MS in Packaging Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience total
  • Minimum of 3 years in an advanced technical position managing cross functional teams and packaging suppliers

Computer Skills
  • Requires basic computer skills. For example, generating simple letters spreadsheets and creating simple queries
  • May require knowledge of Tyson Business Computer
  • Familiarity with Cape, Tops, ArtiosCad, CAD, etc.

Communication Skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required
  • Presentation skills required
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate with cross functional business partners

Special Skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • May have 0-5 direct reports

  • Up to 25% travel required
  • 12 plus domestic or international trips per year

  • Springdale, Arkansas (onsite)

Relocation Assistance Eligible:

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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