General Mills Inc Packaging Technician - Meals & Baking Solutions in Golden Valley, Minnesota
Job Description The Meals & Baking Solutions Platform has an open Packaging R&D Technician role that spans across the Pillsbury Temp State Team focusing on a variety of products, technologies, and packaging formats, including Refrigerated and Frozen Baked Goods for both NAR and C&F. The role will support documentation, development, testing, and commercialization of initiatives across New Products, Core Renovation, and HMM projects. Looking for a strong team player who is technically adept, savvy with computer systems and data, and would enjoy a fast paced support position. This role is a great opportunity to gain breadth of experience, along with technical depth related to packaging materials, packaging processes, and ITQ computer & work systems. RESPONSIBILITIES gPLM/Interspec/ECLIPS/TOPS/STEP computer process work, supporting broader team Execute and document packaging material testing, including analysis with R&D developers Bench top tasks - sample fabrication, labeling, sizing, etc. Procurement and management of materials & specs Management of several different projects simultaneously Communication and partnership with internal & external team members Consumer learning support Ability to learn multiple ITQ computer work systems QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma Minimum Tech School Preferred Bachelor of Science Optional Proficient computer skills (Excel, Word, etc.) Aptitude to learn new computer systems and savvy with data and numbers Strong technical and problem-solving skills Comfortable in lab, pilot plant or manufacturing environments Organizational & project management skills Willingness and ability to learn new skills Ability to work independently and with a team Graphic design skills are a plus ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. General Mills will not sponsor applicants for a U.S. work visa. Relocation support will not be offered. International relocation or international remote working arrangements (outside of the US) will not be considered. This role is in Minneapolis, MN - remote working assignments will not be considered. COMPANY OVERVIEW We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next. General Mills is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply to any General Mills employment opportunities.