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    • Date Posted
      August 09,2022
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    Packaging Development Technologist

    About Us

    The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

    No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

    Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

    We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

    As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

    General information

    All posting locations: Nijmegen, , Netherlands

    Job Function: 10 - R&D

    Department: 10 - 03 - Packaging Development

    Date Published: 05-Aug-2022

    Job Type: Regular

    Description & Requirements

    About the position

    We have an excellent opportunity for a Packaging Developer to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position lies within the International R&D Packaging team and you would be working alongside peers always trying to reach the next level and reporting into the Packaging Development Manager. The development of innovative and improved packaging will be your primary responsibility and you will contribute to the identification of new and improved packaging solutions for the International market.

    In brief- you will be responsible for;

    • Delivering / support NPD and cost-out projects to our annual commitments
    • Support the Packaging Development Team in developing new- improved or more cost-efficient packaging within the framework of the agreed innovation and cost-out pipeline
    • Delivering key goals; perfect the fundamentals- ensure cost competitiveness- make sustainability a competitive edge and strengthen capabilities and competences in the International Zone Packaging team
    • Creating- developing and implementing industrialized packaging solutions under specific projects- ensuring robust risk management and delivery of quality attributes
    • Proactively drive innovation and cost-out ideas to build the pipeline
    • Building strong cross functional relationships

    Qualifications and Experience

    • A completed Packaging / engineering degree
    • Experience within packaging development in a complex / matrix organization
    • Understanding of food technology and preservation.
    • Good knowledge of PC software packages- Excel- Word & PowerPoint
    • Business fluency in English (written & verbal)
    • Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.


    • Passionate and curious to learn all there is about Packaging and Food
    • Eager to bring the department and team to the next level
    • Strong in communication: informing- convincing- stakeholder management- intercultural
    • Strong interpersonal skills: different nationalities- team- clients
    • Ability to learn fast and perform in a changing environment
    • Strong in working independently and in teams in Europe
    • Problem solver; be creative and pragmatic
    • Customer focus; external and internal clients
    • Takes action and ownership

    What we offer you / You deserve

    • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
    • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
    • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
    • Reimbursement travel expenses
    • Flexible and hybrid working
    • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

    Inclusion matters to us

    Everyone is welcome at our table. In fact- we thrive on learning and growing from our diverse group of backgrounds and perspectives.

    Doesn’t matter who you are- where you’re from- or who makes your heart sing. We want you to show up as your authentic self- excited to work with amazing colleagues to solve complex challenges and innovate in an ever-changing industry.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race- religion- colour- national origin- sex- gender- gender expression- sexual orientation- age- marital status- veteran status- or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process- to perform essential job functions- and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.

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