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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global headquarters, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. For our Global Packaging & Devices Development team we are looking for a

Senior Expert Packaging Development (f/m/d)   

Bad Vilbel | Deutschland (DE) | Full-time | Fix-term for four months 


In this temporary Position (4 months), as a member of Global Packaging and Medical Devices team you will report to the Senior Director, Global Head of Packaging and Devices Development and Industrialization. You will be a key contributor of Global Product Development (R&D) organization and will be responsible for developing innovative packaging solutions.


What you can expect:


  • Provide scientific and technical inputs in the ideation and evaluation phase translating consumer insights in innovative and technically industrialisable packaging
  • Actively cooperate with other Team Members (e.g., Marketing, Formulation, Scientific Claim Management, MS&T, Operations and Procurement) to develop packaging ensuring quality and cost leadership while complying with consumer insights
  • Define and oversee prospective, performance and compliance packaging studies
  • Anticipate and recognize risks, analyze data, identify root causes, draw conclusion, and deliver solid technical report with viable packaging solutions to enable stakeholders to make quality decisions
  • Ensure robust and reliable management of the documentation associated with Packaging development
  • Develop “environmentally friendly” packaging solutions and contribute actively to the Sustainability program
  • Ensure compliance and safety of the developed packaging solutions and delivery systems


Who we are looking for:


  • MSc or equivalent degree in Packaging, Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Minimum proven experience in package engineering and development, preferably in the cosmetics industry
  • Experience in working with various materials, the manufacturing and functionality of primary and secondary packaging
  • Experience in developing sustainable packaging solutions; knowledge of LCA tools will be beneficial
  • Proficiency in English
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Project Management skills, with an understanding of timing and financial impacts
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, creative thinking and innovation
  • Accountability
  • Agility
  • Integrity and Team spirit


We are looking for talents with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We are pleased to get to know you better. Please use our online portal to submit your application:

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