Employment Opportunities

Job Category:

Research and Development


Packaging Technician


This position will support the Research and Development (R&D) Packaging team in any packaging related projects and other R&D departmental staff in various research subjects including Federal and State Regulations, alternative packaging, green packaging, and actual product aspects. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance with research of regulations for domestic and export.
  • Provide assistance in research of new product packaging.
  • Provide assistance in research of cost savings ideas for packaging.
  • Provide assistance in running reports in ERP system and creating spreadsheets with this information for projects.
  • Provide assistance with special projects and new product setup as needed.
  • Maintain packaging library, both physical and electronic, with up to date packaging samples.
  • Provide updates on when new packaging will be used by plants.
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets for weekly contact with plants on leakers.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with our plants when needed to obtain necessary information.
  • Assist in the daily requests for information from R&D department.
  • Provide packaging samples as required by sales and marketing.
  • Send documents and samples to vendors and plants via UPS Campus Ship.
  • Create and print labels for plants as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associates degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Organic Valley product knowledge is a plus.
  • ERP knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Organizational skills are essential.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

Reports to:

Packaging Group Leader

Job Status:

Regular, Full-Time




La Farge, WI


Email Human Relations: hr(at)organicvalley.coop.

Fax: 608-625-3071

Organic Valley
One Organic Way
La Farge, WI 54639

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Organic Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

All employment at CROPP is at-will and can be terminated by CROPP or an individual employee at any time, for any reason, with or without notice, and with or without cause.

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