Research, Development, and Engineering Manager in Jacksonville at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 5/24/2024

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Job Title: Research, Development, and Engineering Manager

City: Jacksonville / State: Illinois

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Research, Development, and Engineering Manager to join our team located at our facility in Jacksonville, IL.

Your Role:

As a Research, Development, and Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining robust production technology and providing leadership and direction to engineering responsible for installation of machines, tools, and equipment in manufacturing operations. We embrace and accept individual experiences and backgrounds to achieve a diverse and inclusive workplace.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Plan, organize, and direct the engineering functions to meet design requirements of customer orders and improvements of existing product lines.
  • Responsible for start-up/commercialization of new processes within the food bag value stream.
  • Review all technical content and ancillary services for assigned product lines.
  • Support manufacturing processes through effective and accurate product design.
  • Assist with planning and cost estimates for annual and longer-term capital budgets.

In this role, you will ensure capabilities, consistency. and compliance in application and use of engineering methods, production systems/procedures, standards. and plant wide continuous improvement activities. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

You will love it here if…

  • You are a natural people-person
  • You enjoy working with a dynamic team
  • You pay great attention to detail
  • You can successfully juggle multiple tasks at once

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 7+ years of related professional and progressive manufacturing experience.
  • Prior technical team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching, and mentoring a diverse workforce.
  • Ability to travel 25%.
  • Demonstrated hands on project management showing leadership ability to drive projects from start to end.

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advance degree.
  • Knowledge of bag conversion processes.
  • Polymer blown film extrusion experience.

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

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Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

Join Reynolds Consumer Products and

Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities!

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