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Title:  Regional Packaging Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  22258
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Fixed Term
Professional level:  Experienced


JTI is a leading international tobacco company with operations in more than 130 countries. We are the global owner of world-renowned brands such as Winston, the number two cigarette brand in the world, and Camel (outside the US). Our global brands also include Mevius, LD and Natural American Spirit. By manufacturing the internationally recognized Logic e-cigarette brand, JTI also plays an important role in the e-cigarette market.


Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 40,000 people across the globe. We were recently awarded Global Top Employer for the fifth consecutive year and as Top Employer certification in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. This is recognition of our outstanding talent strategy, energizing culture and commitment to learning and development.


We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit


Within our R&D Regional Services Department in Trier is one temporary position as Regional Packaging Manager (m/f/d) within MENEAT/WWDF team to fill for at least 6 months. The Regional Services Department is the contact partner for all market specific development projects and enquiries.



  • Leading packaging development activities and all packaging related issues for the assigned markets within region
  • Guiding and managing project activities regarding packaging developments initiated by Brand Marketing and Global Supply Chain as well as handling packaging related change requests in cooperation with the regional R&D PD team
  • Managing packaging projects: Converting market requirements into concrete project measures; showing feasible alternatives for complex market requests and providing guidance in the decision-making process; establishing project priorities and ensuring communication to markets on R&D technical feasibility, write-offs, material and pre-press costs as well as lead-times
  • Collecting basic/relevant project information for providing instructions to the respective packaging coordinator
  • Ensuring that global JTI standards, guidelines, policies and procedures are adhered to in packaging project handling
  • Ensuring the availability of state-of-the-art information on set guidelines and keeping markets up to date regarding new printing and production technologies
  • Completion of other tasks and activities as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree in business administration or equivalent
  • Work experience in the area of a New Product Development, cooperating with R&D, marketing and global supply chain departments
  • Work experience in packaging development area within R&D


Skills, Competencies & Language

  • Sound knowledge of the cigarette manufacturing processes and good non-tobacco materials knowledge
  • Very good analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent English skills, both written and spoken, knowledge of another language advantageous
  • Good PC knowledge, especially MS Office
  • SAP production module, PLM & PAS Media knowledge
  • People Management Skills
  • Mobility


Your Chance:

Take your chance and join one of the "Top Employer 2019" in Germany.


We offer you a challenging and varied job in an international company. Continuous further training and attractive framework conditions are fundamental components of our personnel concept.


Have we aroused your interest?

Then apply directly with your complete application documents (CV, cover letter & certificates) stating your earliest possible starting date via our online system: (Job ID 22258).


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