Product Development Engineer Medical
Amcor Limited
Gent, Belgium
13 dagen geleden


We are currently looking for a Product Development Engineer Medical for our Marketing, R&D and Sustainability function. The person will be initiating, co-

ordinating, managing and closing projects with Medical Device Manufacturers (MDM), with an objective of profitable growth for Amcor.


  • Be inventive and be an expert in the field of flexible packaging, with a focus on films, adhesives and coatings. Work closely with suppliers of these components
  • Be a reliable and credible partner for Medical Device Manufacturers in Europe for the development of new flexible packaging materials and formats
  • Commercial acumen in a technical environment, supportive to customers, service mentality.
  • Meeting financial objectives of the company, and more specifically the Healthcare Cluster
  • Be a good cross-functional internal coordinator and communicator
  • Develop in-depth chemical understanding of packaging materials and (pro-)actively search for innovative solutions that can differentiate Amcor from competition

  • Understand needs of MDM customers with regards to sterile packaging of medical devices, both from technical and costing point of view
  • Drive and manage development projects from initial idea / feasibility until validation / pre-launch phase. Do this in close partnership with the customer
  • Follow Stage-gate development process with clear timelines
  • Develop, test, evaluate and validate new packaging solutions having an optimal performance / cost profile
  • Be the link between the customer (including Key Accounts) and Amcor manufacturing plants / marketing / sales for product development projects

  • Combine and balance technical expertise with business acumen
  • Deal with high requirements of customers, including important key customers, in a professional and credible way
  • Deal with changing environment
  • Deal with organisational complexity, both at customer and internally
  • Deal with product development failures
  • Present before groups of people
  • Meet set deadlines (in line with Stage-gate development process)
  • Meet agreed commercial targets

    Formal Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD Degree (or Master’s degree) in (Polymer or Organic) Chemistry
  • Between 2 and 5 years of experience in packaging of medical industry is an asset
  • Willingness to travel in a frequent manner (20-30%)
  • Fluent in English, any other language is an asset
  • Specific Skills and Abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Learning-on-fly, developing full technical skills and knowledge related to films, adhesives, coatings
  • Energetic, passionate and self-driven
  • Innovative and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Detailed oriented individual with good organizational skills
  • Able to give seminars and presentations to customers
  • Creativity
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