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Packaging Career Development

Top Jobs for Packaging Professionals

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Looking for a job? Find career opportunities for packaging directors and managers, graphic designers, sustainability czars, and more.

A New Year often triggers a review of current careers. If you’re open to new opportunities and are interested or skilled in various packaging functions, you’re in luck! The packaging industry remains active for job seekers, which is fortunate because 2021 will continue to test many Americans who lost their incomes from business closures due to the COVID-19 virus and pandemic.

Throughout 2021, Packaging Digest will routinely trawl job-posting sites for packaging-related jobs: Glassdoor, Monster, LinkedIn, and Indeed. [Recruiters: Send us your sought roles, too.]

Check this page often for open positions. Newest ones will be added to the top of the list.

[LAST UPDATED: January 26, 2021]


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Open Position: Packaging Machine Operator
Company Name: Ferrara Candy Co.
Location: Dekalb, IL
Salary: $22.54 per hour (2:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m. shift)
Posted: Not listed


Open Position: Maintenance Mechanic - Pharma Tablet Packaging Machinery
Company Name: Diedre Moire Corp. (recruiter)
Location: Toms River, NJ
Salary: $80-$100K
Posted: January 21, 2021


Open Position: Packaging Machine Operator
Company Name: Open Systems Technologies (recruiter)
Location: West Chester, OH
Salary: $35-$42K
Posted: January 18, 2021


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Open Position: Inspector Packer
Company Name: Dart Container
Location: Chicago
Salary: Starting at $15.48 an hour
Posted: January 16, 2021


Open Position: Packaging Operator
Company Name: Leviton Manufacturing
Location: New Holland, PA
Salary: $29-$38K (Monster estimate)
Posted: January 26, 2021


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Open Position: Production Machine Operator B
Company Name: Pepsi Bottling Ventures
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Salary: Starting at $15 an hour, plus shift differential
Posted: Not listed


Open Position: Packaging Operators
Company Name: Spherion Staffing (recruiter)
Location: Lebanon, IN
Salary: $15 an hour
Posted: “New” as of January 26, 2021


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Open Position: Packaging Operator (2nd Shift)
Company Name: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Cicero, IL
Salary: Not listed
Posted: December 2020


Open Position: Packaging Specialist
Company Name: NuLeaf
Location: Reno, NV
Salary: $12-$15 an hour
Posted: Not listed


Open Position: Packaging Laborer - 1st Shift
Company Name: Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe Inc.
Location: Chambersburg, PA
Salary: $16.13 an hour, paid weekly; up to $18.97 with food manufacturing experience
Posted: Not listed


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Open Position: Scientist IV, Packaging Analytical
Company Name: The Coca-Cola Co.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Salary: Not listed
Posted: January 5, 2021


Open Position: Division Packaging Planner
Company Name: Rheem Manufacturing
Location: Montgomery, AL
Salary: Not listed
Posted: November 2020


Open Position: Packaging Supervisor
Company Name: Bonduelle Americas
Location: Lebanon, PA
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 14, 2020


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Open Position: Packaging Engineer
Company Name: Trek Bicycle
Location: Waterloo, WI
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 21, 2020


Open Position: Senior Manager, Packaging Innovation
Company Name: Keurig Dr Pepper Inc.
Location: Plano, TX
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 21, 2020


Open Position: Sustainability Manager, Packaging
Company Name: Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
Location: Huntersville, NC
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 21, 2020


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Open Position: Director of Strategic Sourcing - Packaging
Company Name: Cresco Labs
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 14, 2020


Open Position: Sustainable Packaging Senior Manager - Americas
Company Name: Mars
Location: McLean, VA
Salary: Not listed
Posted: Week of December 14, 2020


Open Position: Senior Project Manager Sustainability
Company Name: Mondelēz International
Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: $80-$147K (LinkedIn estimate)
Posted: Week of December 14, 2020

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