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Research and Development Engineer

Winpak Films, Inc. seeks a Research and Development Engineer in Senoia, Georgia responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of chemical engineering research and development activities to commercialize the company's high quality packaging materials.  Specific duties include:  (i) developing new polymer film and sheet products and establishing conditions and processes for production of these (and other) products; (ii) overseeing the startup and transitioning of newly invented products and processes to manufacturing lines; (iii) conducting hands–on experiments in the laboratory; (iv) analyzing and interpreting properties of polymeric materials and structures; (v) identifying novel applications for new polymer technologies and materials; (vi) utilizing stage gate process for product development and commercialization; and (vii) collaborating with other scientists and engineers across other Winpak locations, manufacturing, marketing and customers for new product development efforts.
Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Engineering or a directly related field along with two years of experience leading product development/engineering projects in the Flexible Packaging industry required.

Experience must include two years (can be concurrent):

  1. with polymer processing, compounding and/or extrusion process;
  2. resin and polymer selection;
  3. flexible packaging market; and
  4. converting process.

Candidate must also know (through academic background, training or experience):

  1. data analysis through Excel, Minitab or the like; and
  2. project management.

Winpak offers competitive salary and benefit packages as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth and development based upon the global location of the available position.

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and salary expectations to:

Human Resources Department, Winpak Films, 100 Wihuri Parkway, Senoia, GA 30276, Email:, Fax: 678-329-2031

Winpak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Pre-employment drug/alcohol/background screening may be required based on facility location.

Although we appreciate all applicants, only qualified applicants will be considered for interviews.