Packaging Lab Technician

Job Location

Neenah, WI US


1655 Bergstrom Rd Neenah, WI 54956

Job Category



Menasha Corporation is all about possibilities. Our two businesses, Menasha Packaging and ORBIS Corporation, are leaders in their industries, providing corrugated and plastic packaging products and related services to major global companies.

Our employees make the difference, proving that great ideas, collaboration and quality turn possibilities into success. Working at Menasha Corporation means that your insights provide cutting-edge solutions for our customers. If you like to make things happen and are passionate about what you do, you’re going to want to be here.

Join us and become part of the power behind possible.

About The Opportunity
Position Summary
The Packaging Lab Technician follows ISTA (International Safe Transit Association) guidelines to support our structural designers in improving and developing custom packaging for existing and new products in our International Safe Transit Association Lab (ISTA Lab). The primary role is the timely and accurate execution of test procedures to evaluate proper packaging of products. This position tests various packaged products by running them through simulations for vibration, crush, impact, etc. Position is also responsible for the simulation report write-up, which entails taking, uploading, and formatting photographs, as well as documenting the results in a standardized format.
Key Duties And Responsibilities
  • Preparation of samples for testing
  • Performance of testing per the specified test plan and/or SOP, and operation of respective equipment or each test
  • Complete written result summaries which may include charts, graphs and photos
  • Repackaging of test samples after testing is complete
  • Recommend improvements for methods
  • Maintain assigned areas to standards as dictated by ISTA requirements
  • Shipping and receiving as needed
Education / Certifications
Education Required
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Education Desired
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Skills & Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Or Abilities Desired
  • Safety sensitive position - ability to work in a constant state of alertness and a safe manner
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required based upon the needs of the business
  • Ability to work on a rotating shift as needed
  • Ability to effectively work in teams
  • Ability to work in a production-based environment with moving equipment and people
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of roles
  • Leadership ability
  • Ability to conduct group discussions
  • Ability to be a problem solver
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exhibit professionalism
  • Ability to be forklift certified
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills required; strong Excel skills preferred
  • Detail-oriented with precise documentation and record keeping skills
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Well-organized workflow and deadline oriented
  • Experience with forklift operation, or ability to become forklift certified
  • Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply using a calculator or Excel
  • Fluency in English
  • Testing or Inspection background preferred
  • Background in packaging / or packaging design preferred
  • Ability to perform routine operation, maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and instruments
  • ISTA CPLP Certification desired
Additional Requirements
Physical Requirements
  • Occasional climbing
  • Frequently lifts 50 pounds
  • Occasionally lifts 85 pounds up to shoulder height
  • Walks frequently during an 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to bend, squat, push and pull frequently
About Menasha Packaging Join Menasha Packaging ( where we are all about the power behind possible! Menasha is the industry’s largest independent, retail-focused corrugated packaging, display, and merchandising solutions provider. We design, print, and produce customized packaging, high-end graphic displays, merchandising material, and e-commerce packaging, and we provide pack-out, fulfillment and supply chain services to retailers and leading global consumer packaged goods companies.  

Menasha Packaging, along with ORBIS Corporation (, a reusable plastic packaging and supply chain services provider, are companies of Menasha Corporation (, one of America’s oldest private, family-owned manufacturing companies. With a history of innovation spanning more than 170 years, Menasha Corporation is headquartered in Neenah, Wis., and has 100 locations in North America and Europe.

You can check out Menasha Corporation’s culture of focusing on employees, operating responsibly, and serving customers in our online Corporate Social Responsibility Report at

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Join us and become part of the power behind possible.