Experienced Packaging Innovation & Development Engineer (f/m), Gaillard

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Experienced Packaging Innovation & Development Engineer (f/m), Gaillard

Pharmaceutical industry
Packaging industry
Offer archived at 11/07/2023

Bayer Direct Services GmbH

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Your Role and Responsabilities

You will lead Global Packaging programs for the Nutritionals (Berocca, Sudradyn, Redoxon, Elevit) & Digestive Health (Rennie, Iberogast) categories.

You will excel in holistic packaging and deliver:

  • Consumer experiences that are ownable, intuitive, and engaging
  • Business solutions that are efficient and effective
  • Packaging that is safe and compliant

To that end, you will:

  • Develop, propose and drive execution of packaging innovation roadmaps. Identify and develop new packaging and technology programs to achieve significant IP position.
  • Assume end-to-end (idea to 6months post launch) remit for pipeline projects:
  • Ensure holistic approach and understanding of project & consumer needs
  • Define & qualify best suited Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary packaging options
  • Deliver to project success factors
  • Protect innovation and defend vs competition with meaningful IP
  • Perform effective technical transfer to the factory upon stable production
  • Maintain awareness of ‘new-to-world’ packaging material, process, and functional innovations
  • Provide packaging subject matter expertise to the rest of the organization.

A great OPPORTUNITY for you to:

  • Impact our categories via a role focused on innovation & development in line with Bayer sustainability goals for worldwide launches. You will have full ownership for your projects.
  • Work in an international environment, with key stakeholders across the globe (marketing, suppliers, production sites…).
  • Join a cross-functional collaborative team.
  • Be part of a large packaging organization, covering a broad spectrum of expertise (product experience, design, artwork…).
  • Expand your expertise by working across a vast variety of packaging technologies.
  • Be based in the Global Innovation Development Center, with newly expanded in-house labs and pilot area, allowing for testing and packing at representative scale.


  • Education: Packaging Engineering (or related field) Bachelors Degree (or equivalent.) with min. 8 years experience, Master s Degree (or equivalent.) with min. 4 years experience.
  • Experience: A proven track record in managing 'holistic' packaging development, including the creation, development and delivery of ownable structural and functional consumer impactful packaging innovations, resulting in notable commercial impact. Consumer healthcare experience preferred.
  • Competencies: Dealing with ambiguity, Business Acumen, Innovation management, Organizational agility, Problem solving, Drive for results
  • Skills: Communication skills, Consumer empathy, Project planning, Packaging manufacturing principles
  • Languages: English a must. French a plus.


Offer archived at 11/07/2023

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