Senior Packaging Development Technologist - Soups

Nijmegen, the Netherlands
€58-80k gross annual salary
05 Feb 2013
13 Mar 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The job
In this very international and multicultural job, you will be working closely with people from different areas of the business as well as with our packaging and manufacturing suppliers. You’ll be responsible for making sure every package in the Soups category you manage is safe, legal, sustainable, intuitive and looks amazing. Another very important part of the job is coaching, managing, supporting and developing the more junior Packaging Development Technologists that report into you. 

As a Senior Packaging Development Technologist you have substantial packaging technology experience, are organized and have the ability to manage different projects in parallel. You are responsible for the development, implementation and validation of both our new and existing packaging, you’ll also need a keen eye for detail as well as a great appreciation of the operational and commercial needs of the business. Be prepared to travel within Europe for approximately 30% of your time (mostly to different locations in the UK, but also other destinations).

The Heinz Innovation Centre
Our European R&D function is at the vibrant heart of our organization. Innovation is a vital element of the success of our business. Our R&D Team is constantly creating new products, packaging and processes, perfecting fresh ideas and developing nutritious and innovative foods. In order to remain the trusted leader in nutrition and wellness we are currently enhancing our European R&D capabilities by centralizing much of the work in the newly built Heinz Innovation Centre in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. This is Heinz’ second biggest centre worldwide and employs up to 200 people.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor degree or higher education
  • Demonstrable solid experience in packaging development, preferably in the food industry
  • The will, skills and motivation to work in a very international environment
  • Experience in managing multidisciplinary projects

If this sounds like the perfect role for you and you think you have the experience to boot, we'd love to hear from you.

We offer

  • €58-80k gross annual salary
  • Bonus, pension
  • Relocation package

Other information:

  • Location: Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  • Corporate language is English
  • A capacity test is part of this procedure
  • We would like to receive your CV and cover letter in English

If you are interested and have the right qualifications then please forward your application to Karen van der Pauw, Corporate Recruitment, through the 'Apply' button below.

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