Our client is a growing international packaging group divided into the Consumer Packaging, Industrial Packaging and Engineered Materials divisions. The company has operations in 12 different countries - all in Europe and Asia. The group achieved annual sales of approximately 400 million euros and employs about one thousand people. For the Consumer Packaging division of the company we are looking for a convincing personality for the next possible date as

  

Product Developer (m/f/d) 

 

Your Tasks

  • Developing and implementing sustainable innovation projects and product ideas with existing and new customers in close cooperation with the plants
  • Organizing, leading and driving innovative, sustainable projects related to consumer packaging
  • Initiate and support trial runs on production lines at customer sites
  • Supporting the sales team with customized presentations and discussions at customer sites identify new opportunities as well as successful placement of new products
  • Monitoring the packaging market and the FMCG market to identify relevant innovations
  • Working closely with packaging equipment manufacturers to develop innovative packaging solutions
  • Proactively recommending innovation projects to expand the innovation pipeline
  • Establishing networking within the business unit and with external partners

 

Your Qualification: 

  • Degree in process engineering/packaging technology/plastics engineering/mechanical engineering/physics or chemistry or comparable professional training with relevant advanced training courses
  • At least five years of experience with flexible packaging processes; preferably in the areas of innovation, R&D, development, application or technical service
  • Technical understanding with regard to the production and processing of flexible packaging as well as the processing of these materials in packaging equipment
  • Clear understanding of the market as well as a established technical knowledge with regard to the technical aspects of the packaging equipment
  • Strong ability to put theoretical knowledge into practice
  • Experience in dealing with customers and presenting R&D projects in front of a larger audience
  • Excellent team player in multicultural team environments, enjoys and is able to work effectively and independently
  • High willingness to travel
  • Creative skills and methods are an advantage
  • English business fluent

 

There is the possibility to work from home office. You will report directly to the Executive Vice President Innovation & Business Development and will be supported by a motivated, professional team. The company offers an attractive overall package, a modern working environment and the opportunity for continuous training.

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your informative application documents, preferably via
Email to: tk@tk-personalberatung.com or hk@tk-personalberatung.com

For more information, we are also available by telephone: 
Thomas Krämer 0151 - 681 29445 oder Heike Koch-Bornemann 0171 - 335 3150

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