IT Network Engineer

Job ID:  37717

Chicago, IL

Education Level:  Permanent
Location Type:  Hybrid
Talent Area:  IT

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary:

The network engineer role is multifaceted and responsible for all Trivium network, network security and voice/video environments. Core responsibilities include the deployment, maintenance, and support of the environments according to Trivium hardware, software and security standards.


Job Duties:

  • Collaborate with Trivium network architects to refine network, network security, and voice/video standards, setting the benchmark for excellence in the industry.
  • Deploy and maintain Trivium's network, security, and voice/video environments, leveraging the latest Cisco hardware and software technologies to ensure ultimate end-user performance.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and associated procedures for the Trivium network
  • Drive continuous improvement (performance, capacity, process) through development, maintenance and monitoring of reporting/monitoring systems
  • Resolve network related technical issues while working in conjunction with the global and regional support teams
  • Work with state of art automation technologies reducing boring reoccurring tasks.
  • Take ownership and lead local teams helping troubleshoot and resolve network related issues
  • Perform all other job duties as assigned


Qualifications and Experience Requirements:


  • 5+ years relevant industry experience
  • Working knowledge of the latest Cisco & VMware LAN and WAN technology
  • Experience implementing network technology along with incident/problem-solving solutions in complex/industrial environments
  • Experience in driving, implementing, and governing hardware, solution, and process standardization
  • Ability to work with a virtual team in an international environment
  • Natural problem solver, flexible and able to prioritize tasks under pressure
  • Desire to grow and take on additional responsibilities
  • Broad knowledge of technical best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Prior manufacturing industry experience desired



Work Environment:

This position is a hybrid position working both on-site and in a remote capacity. The position requires working in an office environment where sitting for prolonged periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. This position will also need to visit the various plant locations and spend time out on the plant floors where moving machinery produces noise.



Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.










To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago