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Packaging Engineer I

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

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Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Job Details:


The Engineer I will be responsible for organizing planning managing and executing packaging Innovation development and cost reduction projects for Retail Club Foodservice and International businesses. The Engineer I will also assist with research design testing justification and deployment of new package technology to deliver new or improved packaged products. This individual will work with project teams to investigate and recommend materials processes innovation packaging and equipment to bring assigned project to successful conclusion.

Additionally, they will provide technical support to Product Development Business Units 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 assigned product category. The Engineer I will need to have the ability to effectively manage recommend projects that will lead to opportunity for innovation growth IP and profitability.


  • Proficient with product and packaging interactions sustainability food protections and package testing.
  • Knowledgeable in packaging equipment packaging processes and working with supply chain engineering on capital projects involving packaging solutions.


  • BS MS Packaging Engineering or related field


  • Minimum 4 years total experience
  • Minimum 2 years in an advanced technical position managing cross functional teams and packaging suppliers.


  • 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.


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

SPECIAL SKILLS if applicable:

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


  • May have 0-2 direct reports.


  • 12 plus domestic trips per year

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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