Sigma Recruit · Publicerad 18 feb 2021

Are you educated in product development, chemistry, polymer science, chemical engineering and want to make your mark in addressing the sustainability of consumer products. Do you want to work in an international environment at a local level in a company with a flat organization, short decision paths and with core values such as Ownership, Power of Action and Transparency?

We are now looking for a curious and driven Packaging Specialist who wants to be part of our continued journey within development of sustainable plastic products.

Your weekday
As a Packaging Specialist within the New Product Development team (NPD), you will collaborate with other members of both NPD, production, quality and sales. Your main responsibility is to, together with your experienced colleagues, lead technical development projects for our products and support customers in technical issues and questions regarding existing products.

The role will need you to:
  • coordinate and carry out tests and quality analyzes of packaging in collaboration with production
  • analyze test results and develop technical reports and presentations
  • keep your colleagues up to date on developments and communicate and discuss plans, problems and solutions in the various projects
  • create new product specifications and technical information related to the product program
  • have continuous customer contact to understand and learn about the customer's needs but also to update customers on developments
The position is located in Lidköping, Sweden and you report to the Product Development Director who is based in London, England. You are part of a team with 12 colleagues who are spread across three locations globally, two of these colleagues are located in Lidköping, Sweden.

Who are we looking for?
You have a technical university education and some years of experience of plastic processing in a technical environment, for example in product development or operations. If you also have knowledge of preform and bottle development as well as knowledge of the market and the supply chain for PET and rPET, it is a big plus. You speak and write English fluently and handle Swedish at conversational level.

As a person, you are self-driven but unpretentious. You have a great technical interest, thrive in challenging situations and are a critical problem solver with an eye for detail. You have the ability to easily explain complex technical issues. You are curious and driven by improvements, you are committed and have a learning approach to your surroundings, both to learn and to teach. You are confident in yourself and dare to make decisions even when you do not have all the information available.

Do you want to know more?
In this recruitment, we collaborate with Sigma Recruit. If you want to know more, contact recruitment consultant Petra Sivefäldt by e-mail, or phone 0046 730 428 382.

Welcome with your application at As selection and interviews take place on an ongoing basis, we ask you to send in your application as soon as possible, but no later than 10th of March. We do not accept any application by e-mail.

The position may be filled before last application date.
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Om företaget
Petainer Lidköping AB manufactures semi-finished and finished bottles in PET plastic for beverages, food and chemical products. Together with the sister companies in the Czech Republic and Russia, we form the packaging group Petainer. We focus on offering sustainable packaging solutions and deliver from our factories and partners to customers in the Nordic region, Central Europe, USA, Asia, Russia and more.

In total, we are about 350 employees within the Petainer group and have a turnover of SEK 1 billion. At the factory in Lidköping, Sweden, we have approximately 75 employees and a turnover of SEK 600 million. We are in an expansive phase and see the future with great confidence, both in terms of new products and markets.

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Sista ansökningsdag
10 mars 2021
Antal Tjänster
Teknik & Ingenjör

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