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(Senior) Manager Packaging Development

La Prairie Group AG
Industriestrasse 8, 8604 Volketswil
  • 20.11.2023
  • 100%
  • Mitarbeiter
  • Festanstellung

The Luxury skincare house where audacious innovation has cultivated a pioneering approach to beauty. 
A place where heritage and creativity are infused with the values of care, passion, entrepreneurship and excellence.
A place where dedicated and diverse professionals each contribute to an inspiring and unique environment. 
A place for careers to grow and flourish and where our sustainable foundation nourishes talents and futures.


(Senior) Manager Packaging Development

In this role you will lead a team of experts, you will ensure capabilities and capacity

You will be the technical expert for packaging and filling processes and you will be working together with internal and external network to realize development, optimization (legal, quality, strategy, costs, market position), filling and packing of finished goods.

You will ensure effective packaging, process development and industrialization of a product on time in full including relevant data (SAP, SOPs, tests, regulatory requirements, specifications, range boards, tools).

You will assess the feasibility of packaging and production improvements proactively (optimization, efficiency, new technologies).

You will ensure the compliance of the packaging portfolio (data management).

You will select and release suppliers according to technical requirements, capabilities and procurement strategy and you will steer change of packaging within the Supply Chain.

How you will create a beautiful impact:  

  • Technical expert

    • For full existing portfolio, materials, transportation, packing (assembling) and constructions

    • Consultant and support to internal and external network (Quality, Supply Chain, Suppliers)

    • Development, validation and approval of moulds/tools inclusive lifecycle management for existing packaging & tools

    • Handling of quality issues and improvements (implementation, supplier handling)

    • Supports optimization projects

    • Assesses technical capabilities (timing, quality, cooperation in development, production) and develops suppliers

  • Activities for packaging and process development

    • Development and Pilot tool contracts

    • Transparent documentation (SAP, Forms, SOPs) and communication of results, milestones to interfaces / stakeholders

    • Finds solution for packaging issues (quality, production, transport)

  • Report & communication of the results

    • Manage interfaces within Supply Chain related to packaging or quality projects

    • Ensure regular reporting according agreement

    • Risk assessment of packagings, filling activities and find ways to reduce risks of supply

  • Define packaging strategy to update portfolio

What you need to have to be our next audacious and creative talent:

  • Packaging engineer or comparable education

  • Min. 8 years experience in packaging development

  • Organizational skills

  • Fluent in German and English

Why your journey with us will be unique: 

  • We care about our employees’ well-being: we contribute to the cost of your health insurance

  • In addition to your 25 working days holidays, overtime is compensated with 8.5 additional days off

  • Exclusive access to our staff boutique at HQ to purchase our amazing products at a discounted price and with the help of a Beauty Advisor

  • We recognise the importance of flexible work: you can work from home for up to 2 days a week

  • A brand new office location in the centre of Zurich coming in 2024

The world of La Prairie is just a few steps away:

  1. Application with CV + Cover Letter (recommended!)

  2. 1st online interview with HR and/or Hiring manager

  3. Additional interviews onsite with the Hiring Manager and other from the business.

To all recruitment agencies:

La Prairie does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs portal, We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

At La Prairie we work on creating a diverse & inclusive culture by having a balanced population and an open, safe, trusting and accepting culture. We believe that diversity in our talents is the strength of our house and we are supporting professional equality for everyone. We welcome applicants with and from diverse background.