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Packaging Development Manager - Aarhus

Ready to drive and identify the sustainable packaging solutions of tomorrow for our milk and yoghurt & fermented dairy category - YFD?
If you have a profound experience with packaging materials and a strong passion for innovation and sustainability, you could be our new Packaging Development Manager. You will be part of the Sustainable Packaging Innovation team and will report to the Director for Sustainable Packaging.


About the job

Basically, you will play a key role in identifying, developing and ensuring packaging solutions which live up to current and future market and consumer needs as to format, functionality, digitalisation, consumer appeal and product protection at the most competitive price & sustainable way.


You will within the YFD product category:


  • Drive packaging sustainability & innovation pipeline across brands, in close cooperation with the rest of the organisation
  • Identify and communicate packaging trends, competitor developments, and packaging opportunities
  • Secure continuous development and optimisation of current packaging solutions
  • Guarantee that the packaging solutions measure up to our values and strategies, and that the quality adheres to the legislation & sustainability goals
  • Secure close cooperation, co-creation and info-sharing with key stakeholders, both internally and externally


Who are you?

You are probably holding a technical degree in engineering or dairy/ food science and have significant experience within packaging and packaging development in the food industry as well as public affairs/regulatory matters. With a structured way of working you will be comfortable multi-tasking and working with a wide range of stakeholders. You will build strong relationships across different sites and functions as well as with external partners such as suppliers. Ideally you will also be experienced in terms of leading and managing projects. You are fluent in English and Scandinavian & German is a plus.


Application and contact

If you want to drive the future of Dairy and help shape the industry, then seize this exciting opportunity. Please apply as soon as possible. Applications will be dealt with on an ongoing basis.

For additional information, please call the Director, Lise Berg Kildemark, mobile +45 2272 8594.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?




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