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Packaging Developer

Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Full Time

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About the Role

Do you want to be part of a company that creates a sustainable future?

Chocal machine and tool technology is declaring war on plastic waste and enabling novel, sustainable packaging for a wide variety of products. Chocal is revolutionizing the global packaging market!

Are you ready to change the world? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for a tech-savvy developer for novel sustainable packaging based on our award-winning Chocal system. A colleague who is as passionate and committed as we are when it comes to protecting the environment and eliminating plastic waste. From consumer goods packaging such as toothbrushes, razors and toys, to food products such as takeaway foods and Easter bunnies: The future is sustainable - We are making a significant contribution to a world with "Zero Waste"!

Your Responsibilities

How are toothbrushes and chocolates packaged? What product protection must a package offer? As a packaging developer, you know the customer requirements of major global brands for their packaging: From the structure and design of the packaging to the integration of the packaging into large-scale production at the customer's site. You'll combine your knowledge and skills from packaging engineering with Chocal's new sustainable innovations in natural materials, high-end mechanical engineering and process technology. From concept to implementation, you'll be there making a significant contribution to a world without plastic waste with colleagues from machine development, business development, sales and project management.

This includes the following tasks:

  • You are a development partner for our customers and responsible for the development of new, innovative and sustainable packaging concepts using the Chocal process.

  • You have a portfolio of new innovative and sustainable materials as well as a modular kit of our system technology at your disposal, which you can use to inspire the packaging development and marketing of our customers.

  • You are a consultant and development partner to our customers for the optimal packaging both in terms of sustainability, product protection and design of the packaging as well as for the optimal integration of the Chocal packaging machine technology into the customer product manufacturing.

  • You work in a team and in coordination with the relevant departments and suppliers.

Your Qualifications

As a Packaging Developer at Chocal, you will play a key role in our company. We are looking for a colleague with passion, commitment and expertise in packaging technology. To achieve this, we value these qualifications:

  • You have a successfully completed degree with a focus on production engineering, packaging technology or a related field, technician training or a comparable qualification.

  • You have experience in the design of packaging machines and tools or comparable machine and tool technologies.

  • You approach challenges openly and positively. You enjoy working in a team.

  • Your way of working is characterized by reliability, independence and systematics, coupled with analytical competence, creativity and organizational talent.

What we Offer

You will be part of an innovative and dynamic team working together to make the world a better place. We offer you an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes as well as performance-based remuneration and opportunities for further training and personal development.

  • Our comprehensive training prepares you perfectly for your tasks and allows you a successful start in your new job!

  • You will take on a demanding and challenging task with great scope for your ideas in a modern, owner-managed family business with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths.

  • We attach great importance to a good work-life balance and offer you flexible working hours and a flexible work location.

  • An individual personnel development concept promotes your professional and personal development. You will be actively coached and receive regular training to expand your skills.

  • We also support you in providing for your future and health with company pension plans, healthy meals and job bikes.

  • Regular employee events and celebrations strengthen the "we" feeling and create a positive working atmosphere.

  • We attach particular importance to communication in a spirit of partnership and a pleasant working environment.

  • A cafeteria also offers you a pleasant atmosphere for your breaks and exchanges with colleagues

We are looking forward to receiving your complete documents, stating your earliest starting date and your salary expectations. If you have any questions, please contact Nicole Günthner (

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