• Packaging Engineer - Application Development Specialist (Engineer, food technology)

    Position Location(s) CA-AB-Calgary
    Job ID
    Job Category
    Eng & Technical
  • Additional Comments:

    Internal and External candidates are being considered simultaneously


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

    NOC: 2148

    Employer: NOVA Chemicals Corporation

    Business Address:

    1000 7th Ave. SW

    Calgary, AB

    T2P 5L5

    Job details




    Based at the Centre for Performance Applications

    3620 - 32nd Street N.E.Calgary

    Alberta Canada

    T1Y 6G7


    Occasional 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 costs


    Job 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 detail

    Work Location Information

    Urban area

    Personal Suitability

    Excellent written communication, Initiative, Team player, Organized, Effective interpersonal skills, Client focus, Excellent oral communication


    Area of Specialization:

    • Food and/or beverage processing
    • Food Science
    • Food Protection and shelf life determination
    • Food Packaging Trends
    • Flexible packaging and Polymers

    Area of Work Experience:

    Design, Research and development

    Specific Skills

    • Design 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

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