Opportunities

Packaging Engineer M/F

Date: 
08/09/2017
Field: 
Marketing, development and innovation
Service: 
Marketing et Développement
Type of contract: 
Permanent
Place: 
France, Lessay (Manche 50)

Description

Agrial is one of the first French agricultural and agri-food cooperative groups. As multi-specialist group, Agrial is structured around four agricultural and four agri-food divisions. The Vegetable division comprises the production, packaging and marketing of fresh vegetables. Relying on strong brands (Priméale, Florette, Créaline) and a large number of establishments in a dozen countries around the world, the Vegetables Agrial division is a major player in fresh vegetables in these markets, and especially the leader of ready-to-use vegetables. Within the Vegetable division, Floréale Holding brings together central functions, expertise and shared services that support all entities. To support the development of the division, Floréale is strengthening its Innovation function, and is recruiting a: Packaging Engineer M/F .

Missions

Reporting to the Marketing and Development Director of the Vegetable division, you manage the innovative packaging development projects for the benefit of the entities, in France and abroad

  • You provide innovative answers in terms of packaging (primary and secondary), which are technically feasible and industrializable according to the economic criteria defined. 
  • You maintain a permanent relationship with the marketing departments, packaging suppliers, packaging category managers of the division and suppliers of packaging machines, and, factories. 
  • You intervene from the generation of ideas to the industrial launch, through feasibility studies and development. 

Profile

  • You have a degree in engineering or equivalent with a specialization in the field of packaging, and justify a successful experience in the implementation and the deployment of innovative projects in the agri-food field. 
  • You have a solid knowledge of all the materials (especially on flexible films). 
  • You can popularize the technique to help teams of entities define new packages / products. 
  • You master the design phases and have recognized technical know-how. 
  • You are able to interact with different interlocutors: suppliers, local development marketing teams, factories... 
  • You are recognized for your abilities to work in project mode and for your mastery of the tools of analysis of values. 
  • You demonstrate a systematic approach, creativity, a strong pragmatism and excellent communication skills. Vous possédez une formation supérieure de type Ingénieur ou équivalent avec une spécialisation dans le domaine du packaging, et, justifiez d’une expérience réussie dans la mise en œuvre et le déploiement de projets innovants dans le domaine agroalimentaire.

Conditions

  • The position, located in Lessay (France- Normandy), is to be filled immediately and requires a good command of English/ French. Spanish would be a plus. 
  • Many trips are to be expected in France and abroad.Le poste est basé à Lessay en Normandie (Manche 50)