Global Packaging Development Leader


Zaventem, BE

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.

Join us as a Global Packaging Development Leader at Etex!

Are you a visionary in the world of packaging design and development? Do you possess the expertise to ensure product safety, enhance brand recognition, optimize cost-efficiency, and align with sustainability initiatives? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!
As the Global Packaging Development Leader at Etex, you'll be at the forefront of packaging innovation, pioneering primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness in packaging.
  • Develop and share packaging best practices across plants.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce packaging consumption and costs.
  • Collaborate with the Purchasing team on optimizing sourcing and sustainability.
  • Innovate and establish efficient communication along the distribution chain.
  • Collaborate on packaging solutions for new and existing products.
  • Test and implement packaging solutions in production.
  • Develop efficient packaging processes for secondary and tertiary packaging.
  • Bring innovative and creative solutions to complex design problems.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a packaging-related technical role.
  • Experience in the building products industry is a plus.
  • Expertise in CAD is a plus, along with proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Action and result-oriented, with a focus on excellence in execution.
  • Strategic thinker and collaborative problem solver.
  • Ability to foster teamwork across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively.


About the role

About you

Benefits of working at Etex

Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.