Packaging Project Leader (m/f/d), Gaillard

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Packaging Project Leader (m/f/d), Gaillard

Engineering, sciences, health
Offer archived at 21/04/2022

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.


Uncover “the transformation of daily health for everyone”, solving real problems to delight shoppers and users through the identification, development and execution of technical and creative packaging innovation.

Lead Nutritionals and Digestive Health Global Packaging programs to 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

Key tasks

  • Assume holistic approach to all packaging initiatives, considering the shopper and user journey (shelf impact and in-use experience), as well as key customer, channel, brand, financial, technical, and compliance success factors.
  • Assume end-to-end (idea to 6m post launch) remit for pipeline innovations and design renovations, accountabilities including :

    • Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary packaging
    • Delivery to project success factors (above) + on time and at target quality
    • Protect innovation and defend vs competition with meaningful IP
    • Effective technical transfer to the Factory / CMO
    • Comprehensive packaging related input to TRD requirements
  • Partner with the Technical Project Leader and all cross functional team members to ensure holistic approach and understanding of project needs and adherence to requirements.

  • In collaboration with Procurement, determine key suppliers and partnerships to ensure best fit for project needs, as well as maintaining awareness of ‘new-to-world’ packaging material, process, and functional innovations.

  • Provide coaching and shares subject matter expertise with others.

  • Support the development of packaging innovation roadmaps: identify and develop new packaging and technology programs to deliver significant, consumer, commercial, and / or customer benefits.

Qualification & competencies

  • Packaging Engineering (or related field) Bachelors Degree (or equivalent.) with min. 8 years experience, Master’s Degree (or equivalent.) with min. 4 years 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.
  • Fit to Win Competencies: Organizational agility, Perspective, Problem solving, Drive for results,
  • Fit to Win Skills: 2D & 3D design, Communication skills, Consumer empathy, Project planning, Packaging manufacturing principles, Finance.


Offer archived at 21/04/2022

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