STEM Career: Packaging Engineer
Packaging engineers who work in the food industry create many different kinds of food packaging. They may work on wrappers, boxes, cartons, or containers. They create new designs and experiment with different packaging materials that will keep food safe and intact.
Meet Jeff Abel.
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"I work as a food packaging engineer for a large producer of egg, potato and cheese products. I utilize science and technology skills to select the right packaging materials for the products we make. I also use math skills to design packaging to fit the products we make."
- Jeff Abel, Packaging Engineer