Packaging Engineer

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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30+ days ago

We're looking for a Packaging Engineer to join our team in Amsterdam. To be successful in this role you should be passionate about the development of packaging and printed materials, and managing projects from initiation to manufacture up until delivery. Key in this process is that you assure all packaging and other printed materials are delivered within budget and on time to meet start of production at our various assembly partners, to ultimately deliver our products around the globe in mint condition while providing the best unboxing experience.

Want to help create a sustainable future of transportation that's better for everyone? If yes, then take a look at what your role with us will entail.

About EVBox
We empower forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions.

You'll be helping us to create a sustainable future of transportation with quick thinking and clear communication that'll keep all of our operations running smoothly.

Get to know the team

As a Packaging Engineer based in Amsterdam office you will be part of the New Production Introduction team that is responsible for delivering new products and services to the market through seamless alignment between internal and external stakeholders .

"I'm proud to see that even in times of crisis, our employees at EVBox Group have proved, yet again, to be passionate and reliable, and have shown that they will never stop pushing to help EVBox Group realize a more sustainable future." – Kristof, CEO of EVBox Group

For more information, check out our YouTube video "Kristof Vereenooghe, CEO of EVBox Group, reflects on 2020 and discusses the journey ahead"

What you'll be doing
You will work on modifications of packaging and printed materials for existing as well as developing packaging for new products and components that are functional, protective, and cost-effective. You will work from our office in Amsterdam and report to the Head of New Product Introduction.

Your main responsibilities will include, but aren't limited to:

Manage new packaging initiatives from initiation, design, development, production, and delivery.

Develop packaging briefs to assure the packaging is delivered according to specification requirements.

Work closely with the EVBox design studio for artwork creation and delivery.

Actively drive down costs related to packaging designs and material usage.

Execute design verification tests, packing trials, generate test reports, packing instructions and provide material specifications after packaging sign-off.

Create a project planning and meet timelines for design, sampling, production until first delivery into the warehouse or factory.

Work closely with packaging design agencies, suppliers, and cross-functional teams to meet global new product launch dates.

Provide feedback during the request process in terms of budget, time, and production feasibility.

Create homogeneity across all packaging and other printed material that express the EVBox brand.

Introduce a system for packaging requests and version control.

Travel to vendor and manufacturing locations for the support of project activities.

You'll be leaving your mark in this important field for a sustainable future.

What you'll bring to the team

Technical Skills/ Hard Skills

Bachelor degree Packaging Engineer

Minimum of 3 years experience in packaging development in the field of consumer electronics

Have good knowledge of different production and printing related to carton, Polyethylene, paper, and plastics

Experience in working with global and cross-functional internal and external teams

Experience with programs for CAD, App-V, MSI, and ThinApp

Development of components and specifications

We want you to demonstrate

Critical thinking, problem-solving, and mathematics skills

Be able to multitask and project management

Proven communication skills in English

Demonstrate planning and team management skills

If you have any of these, even better

Dutch is a plus

Additional benefits we bring to the table

Holiday Swap (2 days)

Access to learning platforms and personal development budget

Volunteer Day

Work from anywhere for 2 weeks

Work from home (even post-corona) + budget to set up your home office

Still need convincing? Find out even more about us by visiting and by checking us out on LinkedIn , YouTube , Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter .

What it's like to work at Amsterdam

We work together to power our sustainable future. Here's what drives us:

Our friendly, entrepreneurial, and collaborative work environment

Working to help grow one of the key regions in Europe with your work

Bringing new ideas that are always highly appreciated

Interacting in an environment with colleagues from all over the world

Working in a brand new office in Amsterdam West that meets all your needs (when not working from home)

You must be eligible to work in the Netherlands.

EVBox is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We guide ourselves using three values: being passionate, being reliable, and being human. EVBox celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where all employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Ready to power our sustainable future? Hit apply.