Pays:  France
Ville:  Suresnes
Filière métier:  Recherche Innovation Développement
Type de contrat:  CDI
Référence:  50254

Packaging innovation Developper (H/F)

ENTREPRISE 

 

For All, For Good, our company signature, reflects Bel's commitment to healthier and more responsible nutrition for everyone. This mission engages 12,600 employees every day across over 30 countries to build a responsible and profitable business model.

Universal and positive, our brands - La Vache qui rit®, Kiri®, Mini Babybel®, Boursin®, Pom’Potes®, GoGoSqueez®… – constantly reinvent themselves to offer all consumers healthy and responsible dairy and fruit snacking products.

Do you want to join a company with strong brands that places consumers and responsibility at the heart of its decisions? Bel is the place for you!

Are you daring, pragmatic, and determined? Do you want to contribute to the transformation of an international agri-food group? Then come and measure the impact of your talent and energy on the achievement of an ambitious and sustainable business project!

 

#IWorkForAllForGood
 

LOCATION AND DATE

 

Permanent contract to be filled as soon as possible.

Position ideally based at the headquarters within the Research and Development team of the Bel Group in Suresnes (92).

 

Travel required in France and abroad.

 

MAIN MISSIONS 

 

As part of the new RID organization (Research, Innovation, and Development) aligned with Bel Group's strategic direction, we are looking for a Packaging Development Manager. This position is part of the Pack transformation team within the Packaging Excellence Center. Her/his mission will be to pilot and support the packaging transformation activity for her/his scope.

 

The packaging development manager's mission is to identify, test, and open new technological routes and materials for the Group, meeting environmental expectations and consumer consumption changes, in compliance with the packaging CSR policy and regulations.

 

She/He will act as a relay of local development teams regarding CSR best practices, new regulations, and Group commitments.

She/He will work closely with the Group's marketing teams to build a long-term innovation pipeline and identify development opportunities.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Detect and analyse material innovations and changes in consumption usages that will revolutionize our packaging offering.
  • Manage innovation projects always in connection with teams in platforms, local teams in factories, and marketing teams.
  • Design, prioritize, and decide on the most relevant technical solutions for the project, taking into account:
    • The eco-design approach defined by the Bel Group
    • Each brand's identity and user/consumer experiences
    • Constraints and opportunities related to equipment, in collaboration with internal/external partners (engineering, factories, packaging suppliers, packaging machinery, subcontractors, etc.)
    • Innovation pipeline and Time to Market for each project
  • Mobilize expertise (packaging, engineering, quality, regulations, CSR, procurement) and resources (technical, human and financial) needs to achieve the pursued objectives with the goal of accelerating development timelines.
  • Design and organize test plans and monitor their implementation on the ground (Bel factories or subcontractors).
  • Define test proofs and suitable control methods to test the envisioned technical solutions.
  • Provide support to brand teams on identified technical subjects and on the proper implementation of the CSR roadmap.
  • Lead the pack community on CSR and Innovation topics.

 

PROFILE & SKILLS

 

Engineer specialized in packaging or equivalent.

 

You ideally have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the agri-food, pharmaceutical, or cosmetic industry, in a company known for its marketing and technical creativity.

 

HARD SKILLS

 

  • High general technical level and good knowledge in packaging development in the food industry, with experience in product/packaging interaction.
  • In-depth knowledge of materials and packaging mechanization processes.
  • Proven problem-solving experience.
  • Project management, knowledge of associated tools, and cross-functional team coordination.
  • Fluent in English to interact in an international environment.
  • Ability to be visionary and demonstrate concrete creativity, experience in implementing "user-centric" methodologies like design thinking.

 

SOFT SKILLS

 

  • Creativity, curiosity, and innovative spirit.
  • Ability to understand strategic issues and challenge them, to be a real source of proposals.
  • Willingness to dare, agility, and pragmatism.
  • Natural teamwork, ability to establish and maintain trusting relationships with colleagues and partners, internally and externally. Leadership.
  • Strong CSR convictions