Senior Packaging Manager (80-100%)

Zug, Switzerland
Deadline: October 25, 2021

We are yamo. A trailblazing food startup with an ambitious mission to revolutionise the dusty kids food market.

yamostars work hard to create the healthiest & most delicious food options for kids of all ages! Besides our own platform, we also partner with large scale retail partners such as Coop, Edeka, dm and Rewe.

Our team is the secret to our success! Today, we count dozens of talented people from many different countries and we celebrate diversity. Inspiring each other and having a blast while reaching for the stars defines our culture.

Are you passionate about food packaging and know the FMCG world? Do you have a true ‘entrepreneurial’ mindset? Strengthening our retail partnerships and making everybody cry for joy holding a yamo packaging in its hands sounds like your ultimate goal? If this sounds like you, then we’d love to get to know you!

Get a taste of yamo:

Curious to learn more about us & our products?

Visit us on www. yamo. bio


  • Packaging engineering is where the threads of all packaging-related topics come together: you are the one responsible for all packaging projects, sourcing and issues.
  • You will be responsible for the development and implementation of new packaging in line with deadlines, costs and quality and will be responsible for its further improvement in line with deadlines, costs and quality
  • You work closely with internal and external partners and accompany the packaging process from the idea to the launch
  • The area of packaging quality assurance is an important component, which you will help to further expand
  • You will be the contact person for questions regarding packaging law, packaging conformity and risk assessments in the packaging area
  • You manage all packaging related data at yamo


  • You are a dynamic individual, who finds new ways to increase the popularity of yamo even more and bring solutions to the table.
  • You have a growth and entrepreneurial mindset
  • You are self-driven and always have a customer-centric approach.
  • Very good knowledge of German and good knowledge of English
  • Education and/or further training in the packaging field (e.g. technician HF, packaging manager HFP, etc.)
  • Several years of professional experience as a packaging manager in a technical environment in the food packaging or food industry
  • In-depth knowledge of quality aspects of packaging materials (specifications, confirmations of conformity, migration analysis) and of applicable laws and regulations
  • In-depth knowledge of the packaging market and packaging prices
  • Basic knowledge of different packaging materials such as fibers, plastics and Tetra Pak combined with technical knowledge regarding packaging equipment
  • Basic knowledge of printing technologies and packaging refining options
  • Basic knowledge on food processing systems
  • Basic knowledge on sustainability
  • Interest in expanding and developing the area of packaging quality assurance
  • Analytical way of thinking with an eye for correlations
  • Good knowledge of Google applications and Microsoft Dynamics knowledge is an advantage


  • The steepest learning curve of your life. There are no limits to your development with us, you alone decide how far it goes for you.
  • The chance to play a decisive role in shaping yamo’s future & responsibility from day one
  • BYOD and flexible working hours
  • Did we mention our APYs? Our Awesome Perks for Yamostars! TGIF brunch, budget for hobbies and further education, work from anywhere days, Spotify, Netflix or DAZN subscription, fun team events and more!
  • An extremely nice office right next to the Zug train station
  • Amazing and super motivated colleagues to learn from

So, what are you waiting for? Come and join us!

Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 3072574
About yamo
yamo is a startup based in Switzerland. Our mission: #GrowingUpTogether We are growing fast and are active in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Spain.
11-50 employees
Food Industry
Zählerweg 3, Zug, Schweiz
Zählerweg 3, Zug, Schweiz
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Pinar Neuraz
Pinar Neuraz
VP People & Culture
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