Specialist Renewable Plastics and Advanced Recycling in Global Packaging (all genders)

Date: Dec 31, 2022

Location: Hamburg, DE

Company: Beiersdorf

At Beiersdorf, we want to help people feel good about their skin – and our commitment goes far beyond caring for skin. For 140 years, we have developed innovative skin and body care products for well-known brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, Hansaplast, and Labello. We act according to our purpose, WE CARE BEYOND SKIN, and take responsibility for our consumers, our employees, the environment and society.

Behind every brand, every product and every accomplishment are our more than 20,000 employees. It is for them that we live a culture of inclusion, respect and trust that is strongly aligned with our values CARE, COURAGE, SIMPLICITY and TRUST. We embrace diversity by valuing the uniqueness of each individual and being committed to equal opportunities for all.

Your Tasks

As an integrated member of Global Packaging Development, you will develop promising and strategically relevant materials and technologies and support their implementation and application with expert knowledge. You will evaluate renewable plastic materials and advanced recycling technologies for their applicability in cosmetic packaging.
Your principle accountabilities:

  • In direction to accomplish our sustainability goals you represent the Global Packaging Development.
  • You connect Global Packaging Development Department with adjacent functions.
  • Within Global Packaging Development you act as a link between technology development and its implementation in specific projects
  • You leverage external resources to find new sources of ideas and technical solutions to ensure best practices and up-to-date materials knowledge.
  • Within projects with internal and external partners you steer and supervise activities.
  • You assure the coordination of all defined packaging development work packages regarding completeness, in time accomplishment, quality and costs.

Your Profile

  • You have a university degree in Chemistry or Engineering (e.g. Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering).
  • Minimum first years of relevant business experience in material research, packaging development or technical polymer/resins project management is a must
  • Experience in recycling technologies (e.g. chemical recycling, advanced recycling, mechanical recycling) is mandatory.
  • You combine creativity with analytical and scientific thinking.
  • Your negotiating and diplomatic skills help you to convince and motivate stakeholders, partners etc.
  • You have a self-motivated and results oriented attitude and you are a team player as well.
  • You show your communicative competence cross hierarchies and cross functions and you communicate fluently in English (written and spoken).
  • Intercultural competence makes you a fit for an international role in a global company. Work experience abroad is highly welcome.


Unfortunately, the position is not suitable for candidates with a PhD.

We embrace Diversity and Inclusion and are committed to providing equal opportunities to all of our applicants – regardless of race, gender, age, religion and beliefs, sexual orientation and gender identity, disability, cultural, ethnic or national origins. We would therefore kindly ask you to include only information and data in your documents which are relevant for the assessment of your application (e.g. curriculum vitae, salary expectations, relevant references and certificates) and encourage you to upload your CV without a picture. If you would like to attach a cover letter, please upload it with your resume.
If you have any questions, please contact our recruiter Regine Siebe on Tuesdays between 9 and 10 am via the telephone number: +49 40 4909 4956.

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