Sr Packaging Developer

Research and Development/Analytical and Formulary Kista, Sweden



Perrigo Company, a leading global selfcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Self-care Products®. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare 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.

Our purpose is to make lives better by bringing quality, affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. If you want to share that same purpose and you see that as a reason for getting up in the mornings – please let us know who you are!

Senior 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 Senior Packaging Developer at Perrigo, you are responsible for developing packaging solutions for our new and existing products and you 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, drive the technical design development and ensuring that the packaging documentation and references are up-to-date and stored in a structured way. You will also play an important role in color matching and print approvals at our packaging supplier

The team consists of Senior Packaging Developers, Packaging Developers, Artwork Coordinator and Packaging Coordinators and part of the role as Senior Packaging Developer is also to share your experience and knowledge with the rest of the team as well as to initiate, coordinate and lead packaging improvement initiatives and projects that needs the ownership of someone with more vast experience. As Senior Packaging Developer you will take on development projects with more technically advanced features, bigger scope or more complicated nature.

The work is mostly performed 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 our Nordic, 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 with approx. 6 years of 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, organized, structured, independent and communicates clearly. You are clearly 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. You will report functionally to the Manager Packaging Development, also situated in Kista.

Sounds interesting? Want to know more? Then contact the Manager Packaging Developer Kajsa Berggren, e-mail: [email protected], mobile: +46 (0)8 59 00 29 71

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.


We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.