Mechanical Packaging Specialist (Engineer) I/II in Saint Louis, MO MO

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Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Mechanical Packaging Specialist (Engineer) I/II
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Saint Louis, MO MO
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Job Types:
Manufacturing/Mechanical Engr., Packaging Engineer
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Were a leader in the pet care industry, which means were not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, were at the forefront of innovative product, process and packaging development thats allowing us to lead the march in pushing pet nutrition forward.

Your larger team the Technical Services group creates the flavors, shapes and textures often developed in marketing and brought to life through innovative engineering. As a Mechanical Packaging Specialist, you will provide leadership and support in the areas of machinery design, capability, evaluation, training, troubleshooting and modifications to fit divisional needs for packaging used in wet and dry pet foods and snacks such as bags, cans, plastic containers, cartons, cases, pails, pouches, jugs, date coding, labeling, inserts, etc. You will ensure we are using the best and most efficient methods possible in our packaging process. In this role, you will be able to assist the division in taking advantage of Nestls worldwide technological know-how in packaging.

Well count on you to leverage your sharp engineering background and experience with manufacturing to help us deliver the most modern packaging processes. Were a culture that continuously challenges us to Stand Taller and ask Whats Next? So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the mix?


  • Ensure continuous improvement of the production facilities through coordination of process aspects in the manufacture of finished packaging equipment with optimum quality and affordability.
  • Provide Technical Packaging support to a wide variety of internal customer groups to include Marketing, R&D, Support Center, Engineering, Operations, Quality Assurance, Product Services, Procurement, Production and Finance.
  • Evaluate and recommend cost effective and capable packaging equipment solutions for existing products as well as new product innovations.
  • Work closely with Technical Applications Group (TAG) Technical Packaging and Procurement on container functional specifications to ensure proper machine-container interaction to achieve optimal performance of both machinery and containers.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

*Level of position determinant upon background and relevant experience.

**Position requires approximately 60% travel.



  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Packaging-Related Discipline

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of mechanical packaging processes

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you&##39;re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl Purina. The skills you&##39;ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you&##39;ll consider sharing in our mission--you&##39;ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

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