Research and Development Engineer (Jacksonville)* in Jacksonville, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

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Job Title: Research and Development Engineer (Jacksonville)* 

City: Jacksonville / State: Illinois                                                   


Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team!  We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career and make a positive impact? Then we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for an engineer to join our Research, Development and Engineering team Temple, TX.

Reynolds is looking for an R&D Engineer to lead design and development projects for the Hefty Business Unit.  The ideal candidate will be looking for an opportunity to transform their creative ideas into new products to manufacture.  The candidate will enjoy having the opportunity to influence the business through their ideas, research, and development of solutions across new products, safety, quality, process, and productivity.  The candidate will enjoy collaborating with engineering, operations, marketing, and the business team to deliver results that can be seen at all major retail stores. 

Your Role:

As a Research and Development Engineer, you will lead in design, development, and commercialization of machine and process changes. You will also be responsible for finding and resolving issues as well as supervising engineering technicians. You will have the opportunity to:

    • LEAD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT – manage multiple projects under the direction of engineering manager.
    • FACILITATE DECISION MAKING – lead meetings on key product requirements:  product selection, design features, best location for product production and best equipment on which to produce product.
    • DRIVE CROSS-FUNCTIONAL TEAM ACTIVITES – from brainstorming new ideas/concepts to problem solving issues/roadblocks to development trials to producing/launching a new product.
    • MANAGING MULTIPLE PROJECTS – work through resource availability, external constraints, and shared functional or operational resources to insure projects remain on track and within budget.

You will love it here if…

  • You are committed to excellence
  • You are a confident and entrepreneurial self-starter with ability to manage high levels of complexity and ambiguity
  • You are team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams
  • You are inquisitive and will stay current with ever-changing technology

 

We need you to have:

  • BS in Engineering, (Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical preferred)
  • Understanding of 3D drawing software, solid modeling, or heat transfer modeling
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques such as DOE, SPC, etc.

Icing on the cake:

  • 5+ years of applicable experience
  • Polymer blown film extrusion experience
  • Experience with physical and analytical test methods for polymer films and resin

 

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

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.

 

 

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link: 

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/PayTransparencyNondiscrimination.html

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.

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