Development Engineer Material Solutions at Tetra Pak

Expires in 7 days

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.


Job Summary

Material design is a key area within Tetra Pak. At Materials Solutions in Tetra Pak’s Development & Technology organisation we design materials for our customers’ current and future needs. We cover all development steps from identifying to validating material properties and solutions for openings, closures and packages.
Are you a curious problem-solver with passion for new challenges and innovative material development with visible results? Then Tetra Pak and Material Solutions, could be your next move, we are now recruiting two new colleagues to the teams.
These two opened positions will be located in Lund, Sweden. Some travelling is required.
What you will do

As a Development Engineer you will be joining one of the five teams in the Material Solutions department. Your main task will be to drive development of packaging material and/or materials for openings and closures. This means working with new sustainable materials, new shapes, sizes, functionalities and with a focus on the material quality.
As our new colleague, you will:

  • Drive development of material solutions in studies, technology development as well as in product development activities close to market.
  • Be part of a cross-functional Scrum team and work closely with labs, converting factories and specialists.
  • Independently, as well with your technical team, build knowledge, solve problems, and verify solutions. 


To be successful in this role we believe you have

  • Educational background with a Master of Science preferably in Chemical Engineering related to materials.
  • At least 3 years of working experience within material or packaging development for our more senior opened position.
  • Very good command of English, both written and verbal is a must
  • Experience from working in an agile way is considered a plus.

Your personality is the key to our common success! You are good at figuring out how to get things done and how to organise activities. You drive for results and have the ability to deliver on time and under pressure. We believe that you are a clear communicator and good at building effective relationships with others.
Furthermore, you can adjust to the situation and comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. In addition, you have the interest and ability to handle the big picture in deliverables at the same time as being interested in technical details.


We Offer You

  • A variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • A culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our industry experts drive visible results
  • An equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply Now

If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at This job posting expires on 2022-11-25.

To know more about the positions contact manager Pernilla Elmhäll at +46 46 36 2332 or Sylvain Debaecker at +46 46 36 2353
Questions about your application contact Sara Johannesson at +46 46 36 2964
For trade union information contact Sveriges Ingenjörer Lars Haraldsson at +46 46 36 2533 and Unionen Lisbeth Larsson at +46 46 36 2320