Packaging Developer

Engineering/Technical Operations Kista, Sweden



Perrigo Company, a leading global selfcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") Self-care products. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S. Visit Perrigo online at (

The Nordic Perrigo affiliate sells market-leading brands in the Nordic pharmacies such as ACO, Canoderm, Miniderm, Nezeril, Panodil and NiQuitin. The Nordic affiliate also harbors the International Derma Center of Excellence, which sources & develops cosmetic & medicated skin formulations for the European market.


Packaging Developer in a Dynamic and International company

Would you like to develop the packaging solutions for Perrigos’s Derma products in Europe and be responsible for ensuring that the packs work during the entire product life cycle; from production until the consumers discard them? Then you might be the person we are looking for.


As packaging developer at Perrigo, you will develop packaging solutions for our new and existing products and will play an important role in concept and idea generation as packaging expert. The responsibilities include; finding and evaluating new packaging solutions and suppliers, performing and evaluating packaging tests, implementing the packaging solution at our contract filler and ensuring that the packaging documentation and artworks in the files are up-to-date. You will also play an important role in color matching and print approvals at our packaging supplier.


The work is mostly done in project teams with close collaboration with other functions, such as Marketing, Formulation, Supply and Regulatory, where you will be the packaging expert. You will be in constant contact with packaging suppliers, contract fillers and design agencies, as well as with internal functions in the Nordic office, at our Belgium and Dublin offices and in the countries where the products are sold. During certain times of the year, you will travel frequently to packaging suppliers and contract manufacturers.


The right candidate currently works as a Packaging Developer and has either a Master’s degree in Engineering/Natural Sciences or an education in Packaging Development. Preferable, you have experience from the Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical or Food industry. The corporate language is English, therefore, good knowledge of English is a must.


We will offer you an exciting and evolving role in a truly dynamic and international company, where transparency is one of the core values. The demands and tempo are high, but in return, you will receive the right challenges and development you need. The right candidate for this position is creative, driven, collaborative, works in a structured way and communicates clearly. You are a packaging nerd and really interested in color and shape.


The position is part of the Derma Excellence Center in Kista, Stockholm. The team consists of 20 persons within Formulation & Packaging development, Project Management and Medicine.  


Sounds interesting? Want to know more? Then contact the Head of Packaging Development and Project Managent, Kristina Andersson, e-mail:,

mobile: 070-5902712


Please submit your application by November 10, via our website.