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Process 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.

Your Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for the coordination and control of new products and processes (including biopolymers and fiber materials). This includes the generation and implementation of innovative product and process ideas from research to series production readiness for our molded packaging for hollow chocolate figures, drugstore articles, take-aways, home products and much more.

  • You lead or coordinate the specialist teams and accompany our production during the start-up of the new processes. This includes the close cooperation with the internal departments and external development partners / research institutes the creation and development of product specifications and certification processes are also part of your responsibilities

  • You will be actively involved in ensuring that in future all packaging at Chocal is created in accordance with the cradle-to-cradle principle, so that no waste is produced. Together with the Chocal team, you will use your skills to ensure that the entire product cycle, including raw material logistics, is mapped in a completely natural closed loop system.

Your Qualifications

  • You have successfully completed a degree with a focus on mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, production engineering or a comparable qualification. Alternatively, you have completed a degree in the field of polymer physics / materials science. 

  • You have experience in process development/optimization, ideally in the field of packaging and/or food industry

  • You are not afraid to openly address challenges and to tackle them together in a team by means of expertise, communication and assertiveness skills

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

  • state-of-the-art technology is the essence of Chocal - with your knowledge and innovation, technologies are developed for the next generation

  • only together we are successful - that's why we are looking for you as a team player at Chocal!

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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