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Berry Global Product Innovation Engineer in EVANSVILLE, Indiana


Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over 290 manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents, and employs over 48,000 individuals. At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit

This position is responsible for all technical aspects of a product innovation project from the point of research to full production capability including all milestones, product development and performance specifications, project budget and schedule.


  1. Coordinate and manage all aspects of product innovation projects from idea/concept, quoting, product development, unit tooling, implementation, and commercialization.

  2. Work with the model shop for 3D printed prototype design and development.

  3. Work with the pilot plant on installation and start-up of all new prototype mold or tooling.

  4. Work with plant operations teams on installation and start-up of new molds or tooling.

  5. Has authority to execute projects in order to reach the intended results. Has the power to enforce or influence behaviors or actions of the project team that are necessary to attain the results for which they are accountable.

  6. Must be assertive, creative and data driven to keep projects on time and within budget to meet deliverables while practicing intelligent risk management (such as FMEA) with consultation from team members, peers, and senior management.

  7. Responsible for reporting deviations on time, cost, and deliverable project components to senior management as project progresses.

  8. Responsible for adherence to Berry, industry, and/or regulatory procedures.

  9. Maintain and enforce all company safety, environmental and department of health requirements.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent technical experience

  2. 5 years’ experience with a multitude of manufacturing processes such as: injection molding, compression molding, blow molding, and thermoforming

  3. Experience with 2D design and/or 3D CAD modeling programs.

  4. Prior experience working in a product or process innovation environment.

  5. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are required for data driven project management.

  6. Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously

  7. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, be an innovative outside-the-box thinker, and be results-oriented

  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  9. Self-motivated individual

  10. Ability to travel as needed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Job ID 2020-8647

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Research & Development