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Title:  Agile Packaging Project Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  91032
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, RP, DE, 54294


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, nine years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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In the R&D Services (RDS) Department in Trier are two open positions as Agile Packaging Project Manager (m/f/d) to fill on a temporary basis with the contract till December 2025.

Your responsibilities

  • Conduct all pulled tasks, handle NPD projects and initiatives as well as related requests from R&D perspective; act as R&D core and/or extended team member in cross-functional initiatives and projects
  • Provide packaging material specifications, lead artwork development & documentation in the various systems and control related project documentation
  • Proactively pull tasks (project tasks, non-project tasks) from Squad Backlog, take ownership, lead them to finish and communicate solution to other squads / RDS
  • Contribute actively to the squad performance as per defined objectives, key results and the agreed agile ways-of-working
  • Lead the creation of global and brand standards, base artworks and other development references, according to customer briefing and apply sound risk management principles
  • Initiate and execute projects targeting at process improvements and business efficiency enhancement in alignment with other RDS stakeholders


Your Profile:

  • University degree in economics or adequate commercial education 
  • Profound work experience in Packaging, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Marketing, or similar background
  • Profound knowledge of production flow in cigarette manufacturing, material knowledge, experience in packaging production or NPD
  • Excellent IT system skills (especially SAP, PLM and MS Office) and Project Management skills
  • Excellent English knowledge both written and spoken
  • Self-starting, self-organizing, self-responsible and proactive with a distinct eagerness to learn
  • Customer service mentality, ability to balance multiple parallel requests with overall company and department objectives as well as work/life
  • Excellent communication & collaboration skills 


  • Good work-life balance (30 days annual leave, working hours: 37,5 hours per week)
  • Attractive remuneration as well as 13th and 14th salary
  • Various development opportunities, complemented by diverse training opportunities
  • Open and international working environment with more than 60 nationalities at Trier site
  • Health management
  • Company pension plan
  • Capital-forming benefits
  • Canteen and free parking

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