Packaging Engineer

Packaging, Food technology, R&D, Customer focus, Communication


CLS Services is a leading professional recruitment agency specialised in chemistry & life sciences.
For our client The Kraft Heinz Company we are searching for a Packaging Engineer.

  • Packaging
  • Food technology
  • R&D
  • Customer focus
  • Communication

We have an excellent opportunity available for a Packaging Engineer to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The position sits within the International R&D Packaging team, based at the International R&D Centre in Nijmegen. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Packaging Manager. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. You’re constantly looking for new and improved packaging solutions for the international market.

In brief, you will be responsible for;
  • Executing technically VE & Supply Chain projects through R&D governance and according to best practices;
  • Delivering key goals; perfect the fundamentals, ensure cost competitiveness, make sustainability a competitive edge and strengthen capabilities and competences in the International Zone Packaging team;
  • Creating, developing, and implementing industrialised packaging solutions under specific projects, ensuring robust risk management and delivery of quality attributes;
  • Proactively drive innovation and cost-out ideas to build the pipeline;
  • Building strong cross functional relationships.


  • A completed Packaging or Engineering or Science degree;
  • Several years of experience within packaging development in a complex / matrix organisation;
  • Understanding of food technology and preservation;
  • Business fluency in English (written & verbal).
  • Passionate and curious to learn all there is about Packaging and Food;
  • Strong in communication: informing, influencing, stakeholder management;
  • Team player;
  • Problem solver; be creative and pragmatic;
  • Customer focus; external and internal clients;
  • Takes action and ownership.


Project for at least 1 year

Company profile

For 150 years, Kraft Heinz has produced some of the world's most beloved products. Kraft Heinz is one of the largest global food and beverage company, with a portfolio that is a diverse mix of iconic and emerging brands. As the guardians of these brands and the creators of innovative products, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go.


Interested? Send us a detailed curriculum vitae, accompanied by an application letter indicating your motivation. Please use our online application form. (See URL) (Vacancy number A2400014)
Location Nijmegen
Packaging Engineer

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