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EU Research & Innovation Packaging Manager

  • Posted: 4 Apr 2024
  • Research & Innovation
  • Poland
  • Hybrid

About the job

The R&I packaging Manager Europe participates in the development and implementation of the innovation, renovation, and packaging competitiveness pipeline for Europe. Oversees defining the action plans to guarantee the marketing of the best packaging at the best costs.


Main responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the development of brief in conjunction in cooperation with internal stakeholders.
  • Ensures that all aspects of the packaging brief are well defined, including requirements related to goals of circularity, recycling, and distribution chain limitations.
  • Develops packaging according to the principles of eco design, DTSV and focused on value and unique experience for consumer.
  • Overseeing the packaging aspect of projects, from initial definition to launch, ensuring effective project management in terms of quality, timing, and cost, either directly or through team members.
  • Identify, assess, and prioritize required actions and resources for implementation across a portfolio of projects.
  • Implementation of pack projects in the factory, resource management and the R&I budget of tests.
  • Contribute to development of the packaging development strategy for the different brands and deliver of innovative ideas and proposals.

About you


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the FMCG industry, experience in packaging area is a must.
  • Managerial experience, with a keen interest and motivation to support the growth and development of people within the team.
  • Fluency in both languages, Polish and English is essential.
  • Project management experience.
  • Technical expertise in packaging design (knowledge of different plastic materials, paper and cardboard, knowledge of the different technologies to manufacture packaging).
  • Knowledge of packaging regulations in the food industry.
  • Knowledge of tools and methods to develop and evaluate packaging with a consumer experience to surpasses competitors.
  • Proactively-driven, with a solution-focused and business-oriented mindset, dedicated to continuous improvement.

About us

We offer:

  • Permanent contract after probation period
  • Opportunities for further development
  • Possibility to build professional experience in an FMCG international company
  • Flexible working hours and home office policy (hybrid: 2 days from the office, 3 days from home)


On top of that you will have access to the benefits we offer to you and your family, including private medical care, benefit package for parents, life insurance, social fund or employee discounts


What’s next?

If you like our proposal and you want to join the group of DANONE please apply by finding your application form under “APPLY” button.

We embrace diversity in our organization. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability status.