Packaging Development Manager (m/f/d)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Marketing


What you will do

The packaging is the face of our brand and one of the most important touchpoints to the end consumer. Together with the team, the PACKAGING DEVELOPMENT MANAGER develops innovative, sustainable and competitive packaging solutions and ensures that the packaging and packaging materials meet the high-quality standards at tesa.

  • New development of innovative, sustainable, and competitive packaging concepts as well as optimization of existing packaging solutions
  • This considers sustainability, profitability as well as trade and consumer perspectives
  • Ensuring the functionality of the packaging for the consumer and in the supply chain
  • Responsible for documentation: Creation of packaging and packaging material descriptions, required drawings and data maintenance in a structured and careful manner
  • Holistically responsible and main contact person for topics relating to selected packaging and packaging materials - development/ testing/ production release/ follow-up over the entire product lifecycle
  • Cooperation with internal interfaces, such as marketing managers, production, and logistics
  • Cooperation with external partners, such as suppliers and agencies
  • Independent processing and/or management of packaging projects, including pursuasive presentation of concepts
  • Participation in packaging-relevant projects, such as optimization of production and suppliers or system adjustments

What you will need

  • Studies of Packaging Technology or Business Engineering with a focus on packaging technology, process engineering, plastics or production technology/management
  • 3+ years of experience in the field of packaging development
  • Knowledge in the field of sustainable packaging is an advantage
  • Can-Do mentality: positive, proactive, solution-oriented
  • Structured, analytical, and efficient way of working
  • Good project management skills: stay focused, prioritize, and stay organized
  • Team player & fun at an interface function in an international matrix organization
  • Business fluent in English, German is a plus
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Good SAP knowledge is an advantage

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.