Global R&D Packaging Sustainability Senior Engineer

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

Leicester, United Kingdom

Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee
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    Position summary

    sector of influence

    • Drive Technical Project work related to Packaging Sustainability (i.e. circularity of flexible packaging)

    • Assessing for EOL (End of Life) solutions for flexible packaging/ other packaging materials across the sector

    • Support the discovery of new global technologies and materials to deliver differentiated packaging solutions to drive our sustainability and innovation program.

    • Providing Technical expertise on Packaging Sustainability to our internal stakeholders (Office of Sustainability, Procurement and Bus)

    • Nurture and Champion technologies development and partnerships with industry partners to accelerate our agenda.

    RBCR - Recyclable Compostable Biodegradable Reusable as per PEP definitions

    Responsibilities

    • Drive technical project work and execute of the packaging sustainability projects execute activities and report on progress

    • Lead development of testing and results to enable technical advocacy for PEP with the likes of Regulators/ Industry bodies

    • Subject Matter Expert in Sustainability taskforces

    • Track/keep updated on the local regulation/ industry movement across packaging sustainability with an aim to influence/aid decision making on packaging specifications.

    • Operate & Enable early stage screening LCA

    • Technical Engagement with external sustainability consortia in chosen EU markets.

    • Identify the technologies or material of focus for our pipeline.

    Qualifications

    • Proven understanding of Packaging Sustainability, Global trends in the space and regulatory aspects
    • In depth understanding of various packaging materials, machinery, converting technologies, technical costing models, material chemistry.
    • Proactive and innovative approach to problem solving and new design implementation.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, influencing and persuasion skills in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Demonstrated technical, analytical and project management skills, with the ability to plan and prioritize workloads.
    • Demonstrated self-starter
    • BE Eng or BSc in Chemical Engineering with Packaging Qualification a distinct advantage

    Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee