Packaging Development Specialist

Responsibilities:

The preferred candidate:

  • Deals with the packaging of the company’s complete product portfolio.
  • Is responsible for the development of packaging of new products and the maintenance and/or improvement of the packaging of existing products with respect to cost, machinability, design and sustainability.
  • Investigates new packaging solutions, materials and processes to provide eco-efficient, sustainable, innovative and cost-effective packaging solutions.
  • Actively interfaces with Marketing, R&D, Quality Control, Supply Chain and Production departments for the conceptualization and the successful execution of final packaging.
  • Supports the development, preparation and maintenance of packaging designs including technical specifications and construction drawings. Initiates samples and preliminary costing.
  • Ensures necessary engineering, technical and legal approval of selected component, including material compatibility, in collaboration with the R&D and the Production department.
  • Provides trouble shooting support in case of package non-compliance, in collaboration with the respective supplier.
  • Seeks new suppliers from the international market of packaging materials
  • Studies the competition and explores market trends.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Packaging Technology, or Material Science.
  • Experience in a similar position.
  • Solid business understanding and/or experience from the packaging industry (especially materials knowledge and process/production understanding) are definite advantages.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, team player with analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

Provided:

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Continuous learning.
  • Interesting and challenging work.
  • Very good work environment.
  • Excellent development prospects.
  • Additional medical insurance
  • Transfer to and from the company by corporate bus

Absolute confidentiality will be observed