Packaging Developer (Projectlead in the Global Packaging team)

Geplaatst op 29-08-2016  -  Categorie: Vacatures  -  Auteur: Bavaria / DUPP - Food Recruitment  -  Bron: DUPP | Vacatures

Bavaria ( is one of the oldest family-owned companies in the Netherlands and is active in over 120 countries worldwide. They are specialized in the production and sales of beer, non-alcoholic drinks, barley and grain extracts. Bavaria employs around 1000 people in total, both national and international. Under the management of the Swinkels family, beer has been brewed in accordance with a unique family recipe for seven generations, at the Bavaria Brewery in the south of the Netherlands. Next to the original brewery in Lieshout, the Netherlands, they have 2 more breweries in Belgium and a completely new brewery in Ethiopia. Pure ingredients are the basis for quality, which is why Bavaria is brewed using natural mineral water and barley that has been malted in-house. Bavaria has the ambition to keep growing for the coming years and to be expanded to multiple continents by 2020. You are going to be part of the Global Brewing Team that strives for the highest level of process-quality and efficiency in all breweries. To strengthen the Global Brewing Team, specifically on Packaging we are looking for an enthusiastic Packaging Developer (location: Lieshout).


  • Responsible for the coordination of specific new packaging development projects (NPD/ Innovation) and improving existing packaging at all sites of Bavaria worldwide
  • Analysing packaging problems through risk assessments and initiating improvements based on new packaging materials and packaging processes
  • Implementing new and improved packaging solutions within all Bavaria breweries in co-operation with local technologists and engineers
  • Keeping up with technological packaging and material developments through internal and external knowledge partners
  • Working intensively with suppliers and colleagues of Purchasing, Marketing, R&D and Operations, in order to develop innovative packaging solutions
  • Reporting to the Global Packaging Development Manager.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Packaging Science, Industrial Design or Mechanical Engineering 
  • Some years of relevant/similar work experience, preferable within the FMCG industry
  • Technical knowledge of packaging materials 
  • Able to stimulate the NPD process by a proactive attitude
  • Good project management and co-operation skills with several levels in the organization 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch 
  • Personal skills: proactive team player, result and solution oriented, cogently, determined and structured.

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If you are interested in this position, please contact Michiel Dekkers, telephone: +31 (0)317-468686 / +31 (0)6-86805669 or apply through our website or e-mail your written application to ofni.[antispam]

Bavaria selected DUPP for this vacancy as the only partner in the recruitment process. 

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