Packaging Technologist

Geplaatst op 12-10-2021  -  Categorie: Vacatures

What will you be contributing to?

You will become part of the international Packaging Innovation team. Currently the team consists of 8 Packaging Technologists spread over different locations (The Netherlands, Sweden and Slovakia) who are reporting to the Innovation Category Center Manager Packaging. This team is responsible for all new developments related to packaging. The activities ranging from developing completely new packaging concepts and packaging materials and making our packaging portfolio more sustainable to supervising the design development and printing process.


Your responsibility will be:

Supporting local and international NPD projects from the packaging innovation discipline. In addition to that, you develop new packaging concepts and packaging solutions to generate profitable growth for the Cloetta products. One of your responsibilities will be to validate and implement sustainable packaging solutions in line with Cloetta’s “Less & Better packaging” program.


You will do so by mainly focusing on:

  • Active participation in multidisciplinary NPD teams
  • Coordinating and executing packaging tests in different factories
  • Assessing packaging materials in lab testing and shelflife testing
  • Making mock-ups, prototypes and (technical) drawings
  • Participate in brainstorms and ideation sessions
  • Drafting packaging material specifications
  • Drafting SKU specifications
  • Participate in Technology Platforms (intended for knowledge building)

We are looking for a creative Packaging Technologist with a passion for sustainability. A very exciting opportunity where we need someone who can work independently, is not afraid to be proactive and can be self-aware. So we are looking for you if:


You have acquired the following:

  • Completed IPO / IDE training, or comparable
  • Relevant work experience in FMCG Packaging R&D is preferred
  • Experience working in a fast-changing and result-oriented organization

This position is available for 36 hours per week. We do offer flexibility (working from home, start time) and are a big advocate of good work-life balance. The location is Roosendaal, but you are willing to travel, in particular to Sneek (NL) and Turnhout (BE). In consultation there is a possibility for Sneek as the location.


People recognize you as someone who:

Has the ability to work in a multicultural organization. Also someone who is socially skilled, structured, accurate and has an analytical mind. A good command of the Dutch and English language in word and writing is important.

Apply here:

Tis is a tempory position for the duration of 1 year.

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