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Packaging Engineering Manager, NA


Greensboro, NC, South United States, USA



Industry Sector:


Industry Type:

Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

Career Type:

Researcher/Research & Development

Job Type:

Full Time

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Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate, and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.


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At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. To support this challenge, we are currently seeking a Packaging Engineering Manager, NA.  


In this role you will Lead the North American Packaging group responsible for the development of novel packaging components and systems, Develop and lead a Global Packaging Strategy which encompasses packaging innovation, new technology development, and career and technical development, Globally coordinate and align regional packaging teams in support of the global strategy and represent packaging on the global Product Technology and Engineering leadership team.



    Ensure Safety as the highest priority and team alignment to Syngenta’s Goal Zero ambition. Ensure new product introductions in pack and filling systems meet performance, quality, and regulatory compliance objectives Provide production and customer stewardship for packaging in partnership with Production, Procurement, Quality and other technology functions Manage the recruitment, training, performance management, and career development of the NA Packaging Engineering team Globally coordinate the other regional Packaging teams to leverage best practice in packaging technology and new packaging introductions Partner and collaborate with regional and global production and supply teams as well as external packaging suppliers to sustain ongoing operations and deliver new change and innovation programs Drive continuous improvement of packaging development and related processes Drive development of new technologies including providing leadership for smart manufacturing in fill & pack operations Develop high quality packaging solutions for Syngenta’s crop protection product pipeline


    All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. A degree in packaging engineering or a related science and engineering field with significant 8+ years packaging technical and leadership experience in chemical or related industries personal care, consumer, etc. Knowledge of solid, gel and liquid packaging products and technologies

    Proven team leadership skills 8+ years’ experience in a leadership and technical position in the packaging development and filling & packing areas Continuous improvement mindset Experience working in cross-functional organizations, leading in a dynamic and uncertain environment to ensure effective and focused project deliveries on time and in budget.

What We Offer:

    A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts your first day 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits


Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.


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Job Post Date: 05/07/22
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