Secondary Packaging Innovation Specialist (Leuven-long term temp)

27-12-2019 leuven
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As an employee, you would collaborate with multiple partners across the globe to tap relevant expertise and help us deliver and develop new raw and packaging materials, brew new and innovative products, and deliver them to the consumer in sharply-designed packaging.

job description

Purpose of the job:
-Specialist position, responsible for leading multiple new-to-the-world / industry projects involving materials, design, and conversion processes within Secondary Packaging.
-Own a Secondary Structure / Design Technology Platform roadmap to deliver on short, medium, and long term commercial priorities.
-Responsible for translating commercial needs from various Innovation & Brand stakeholders into technical parameters in order to build a technology platform roadmap within the Secondary Packaging portfolio
-Support zone-led innovation initiatives in Secondary Packaging, creating toolkits to capture lessons learned and leverage synergies across all nine zones globally.
-Recognized expert in the Secondary Packaging Technology Landscape. Can articulate clearly how performance of existing solutions can address identified consumer / brand needs and where they fall short.
-Well-versed in consumer / shopper / retailer insights and market trends related to Secondary Packaging.
-Knows what trade-offs make sense when developing new solutions.
-Collaborator on Secondary Packaging solutions to meet articulated brand & market segmentation needs.
-Knows marketing 3YPs and relevant viability constraints
-Develop continuously expanding knowledge of inventors, producers, technologies, etc within technology area. Regularly identifies trends from other industries for inspiration.

your contribution

-University degree in Engineering or Material Science-related field
-MBA preferred
-2+ years of strong FMGC experience in packaging
-1+ years of solid technical experience
-Managerial experience preferred
-Technical contributor with proven experience and track record of delivering results
-Highly motivated, self-starter capable of defining priorities in a complex landscape
-Effective communicator to senior management and across various stakeholder groups
-Proven ability to impact and influence to drive an envisioned strategy forward
-Familiar with Design of Experiment or Six Sigma (Black Belt, Green Belt, etc.) methodology
-Experience and passion for front end innovation with an entrepreneurial spirit
-Strength in managing, coaching and motivating cross functional teams to deliver exceptional results
-Strong communication, English speaking and writing skills
-Strong platform and project management skills
-Heavy travel possible based on project needs
-Open to future mobility within at least some geografies.

what do we offer?

This is a long term temporary contract: the opportunity's are always there to make them yours. Reply to our position with a resume and motivational letter.

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