Packaging Specialist - Food (f/m/d)

How You’ll Make Your Mark

In this position, you’ll…

  • Support the implementation of ALDI SOUTH Group’s International Packaging targets (recyclability, recycled content, virgin plastic reduction)
  • Communicate and collaborate with packaging suppliers along the packaging value chain 
  • Work closely with buying teams and product suppliers to support the implementation of sustainable packaging for Food products (such as Dairy, Chilled Convenience, Fresh Meat, Bakery, Coffee, Spreads, Cereals)
  • Provide technical insight and identify available recyclable packaging solution for Food products
  • Support harmonization and optimization of product packaging under consideration of regulatory developments and sustainability commitments focusing on Food packaging
  • Co-ordinate and interact independently in basic work with cross functional teams
  • Understand and analyze packaging data and specifications 
  • Create presentations

Candidate Profile

The requirements for the role are...

  • Completed studies in engineering, food technology, material science, economy or similar preferably with focus on packaging 
  • Experience and technical knowledge in food packaging (Dairy, Chilled Convenience, Fresh Meat, Bakery, Coffee, Spreads, Cereals) is a must
  • Awareness of primary food packaging materials and packaging regulations
  • Resourceful, good communication, problem solving and co-ordination skills
  • Project management skills and experience on stakeholder management
  • International experience and intercultural sensitivity
  • Advanced in MS Office applications
  • Business-fluent English skills

A Career that Benefits You

  • Our benefits for you are wide-ranging…
  • 6 weeks of annual leave every year for all
  • A range of subsidised childcare support options
  • Options to work remotely - from home or anywhere within Austria (13 days per month), and from abroad (up to 30 days per year, selected countries)
  • Mobile devices provided to enable flexible working
  • Relocation support (including visas/permits, home search and moving allowance)
  • Free and subsidised healthy food and drinks provided at work
  • Subsidized public transport
  • Bike leasing program to save up to 20% on bike costs to encourage sustainable transport and improve affordability
  • Discounts on a wide range of shopping in the categories like fashion, travel, sports and many more
  • All the training you need to excel in your role
  • Extensive personal and professional development
  • High level of responsibility in a diverse and international business environment
  • Collaboration with teams across borders


Gross annual salary starting from € 49,200*

*willingness to overpay with appropriate qualification

Place of work

​5071 Wals, Alte Bundesstraße 10​

Start of work

​as soon as possible​

How to Apply

All applications take place through our online portal. Simply log on and submit your CV, photo, and all relevant certificates/qualifications.

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