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Interim project, duration: 18 months

My client is active in the Chemical industry in Amsterdam

Are you? Available for a project of 18 months
Do you? Have a Bachelor’s degree in the field of industrial design or equivalent
Do you? Have at least five years in a relevant position within a product designer/industrial designer role
Are you? Fluent in English, verbally and written (fluency in other languages such as Dutch, Spanish or French is a plus)

The company
My client is an international market leader in the chemical industry

About the role
The Packaging Specialist is responsible for the sourcing and management of Packaging materials. From cans and drums to paper bags. Working with international key stakeholders, you will focus on vendor management.

• Support trials & validation programs.
• Maintain and develop in-depth knowledge of suppliers, markets & trends.
• Evaluate and qualify suppliers.
• Drive opportunities for standardization of key packaging.
• Ensure adherence to global and local compliance regulations.
• Develop new packaging solutions.
• Develop a global packaging material specification repository.
• Degree in a relevant field, possibly with industrial design background.
• At least 5 years of relevant work experience in value engineering, sustainability & innovation.
• Experience with hazardous chemicals packaging safety-, food packaging safety and regulations
• Experience with packaging quality management across the supply chain.
• Fluency of the English language is required. Other languages is a pre.
For more information, please contact Rajeev Punwasi on