Packaging Engineer – Application Development Specialist (Engineer, food technology)

  • Company:
    NOVA Chemicals
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Internal and External candidates are being considered simultaneouslyPackaging Engineer- Application Development Specialist (Engineer, food technology) NOC: 2148Employer: NOVA Chemicals CorporationBusiness Address:1000 7th Ave. SW Calgary, ABT2P 5L5Job detailsLocation:Based at the Centre for Performance Applications3620 – 32nd Street N.E.CalgaryAlberta CanadaT1Y 6G7Occasional International Travel and Regular Domestic Travel required. Travel expenses paid by employer.Salary $60.17 to $68.62 / hour for 40 hours / week Vacancies: 1 Vacancy Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time Start date: As soon as possible Benefits: Relocation Assistance Program, Competitive (flexible) Benefits Program available. Employees can select from: Retirement Plan, Savings Plan/Voluntary Savings Plan, Medical and Dental Benefits, Flex dollars, Flex hours, Floating Holidays, Health Care Spending Account, Group Life Insurance, Dependant Life Insurance, Accidental D&D Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability. Bonus Possible. Employer covers the relocation costsJob requirements:Language: English Education: Bachelor’s degree in Science, Packaging Science, Materials Science, or relevant Engineering discipline Experience: 5 years or more Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:Attention to detailWork Location InformationUrban areaPersonal SuitabilityExcellent written communication, Initiative, Team player, Organized, Effective interpersonal skills, Client focus, Excellent oral communicationArea of Specialization:Food and/or beverage processingFood ScienceFood Protection and shelf life determinationFood Packaging TrendsFlexible packaging and PolymersArea of Work Experience:Design, Research and developmentSpecific SkillsDesign and develop equipment and procedures for the processing, storage, packaging and handling of food products Contributing to or leading projects which resolve industry and customer needs through the development of new multilayer flexible structures. Using knowledge of Food Science to improve or develop new multilayer flexible packaging to maintain food safety, maximize shelf life and reduce food waste. Participating in product development efforts and translating voice of the customer requirements into those efforts. Utilize customer input to improve project targets and influence application and new product initiatives. Providing technical service support to customers as appropriate for their area of focus. Assessing patent landscape and generate patent applications.Engage industry associations, equipment suppliers and customers.Develop related sales tools, present at conferences and at customer workshops and technical meetings. Actively apply and support Responsible Care principals and procedures.Work Setting: Research institute, laboratory or centre How to applyOnline: