Design Packaging Specialist
Job Location: Alba
Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.
Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.
About the Role:
The candidate will support the Group Packaging Unit providing creative and innovative packaging solutions in line with customer requirements, the economic targets and in accordance with Company guidelines. Will manage the development of new packaging solutions through the stages of the design process, such as designing of packaging parts and their prototyping using different materials like paper, plastic etc.., the economic value of its solutions, design optimization from the perspective of industrial development and documentation through the management applications of reference.
Develop new packaging solution from consumer unit to transport box or eventual point of sales packaging solution (1/4 pallet / floor stand) across all kind materials/technologies such us injection technology, thermoforming, plastics, paper, cardboard and flexible films from a brief provided by the internal customers through implementation of the project. To be successful in the project you have to:
-know technological and packaging material
Moreover ss important thal all projects look at sustainability aspect taking in consideration cost and industrial feasibility adopting a creativity mindset respecting dead line delivery.
Who we are looking for:
• MSc in Industrial Design / Product Design / Industrial Design or related
• 2-4 years working experience
• Attitude to teamwork
• Availability to travel / transfer in other Countries
• Knowledge of food packaging materials and design technology
• Fluent in English
• Fluent in Italian
• Microsoft Office
How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:
Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.
Strong analytical mind, attention to details on one hand, and ability to cooperate with employees at all levels and great organisational skills on the other, would be key to success. Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is based on the individual, team and organisation dimension, so you should have the ability to work independently, as a part of the team and build good relations with stakeholders at all levels. Being flexible and dealing with a dynamic working environment as well as the ability to embed new knowledge and skills in existing competencies will definitely help you to become high performer here.