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Head of R&D Kraft Paper (f/m/x)

Wien, AT


Your mission:

  • In this position not only will you develop but also execute R&D projects to facilitate the transition to paper-based packaging;
  • You will develop new paper grades for new applications in strategic markets as well as enhance the usage of existing internally produced papers for R&D projects along our value chain;
  • In collaboration with the paper mill operations as well as project departments, you will introduce new technologies into the paper machines of our Business Unit; 
  • You will lead R&D Kraft paper teams spread throughout different countries such as Czech Republic, Sweden, Bulgaria, Austria and Slovakia to foster an environment of collaboration with R&D, operational and sales teams within and across the segments.

Your profile: 

  • University degree in paper science, wood or material science, chemical technology or chemistry
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience or a similar position, ideally within the paper and packing sector 
  • Extensive Experience in R&D project execution 
  • Open-minded, creative, while keeping an analytical mindset 
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Fluency in English, any other language is considered an asset.


Our offer:

  • An inspiring position in our Flexible Packaging Team
  • Start: immediate start possible 
  • Location: Group office Vienna, Marxergasse 4a, 1030 Vienna – Take a virtual walk through our office!
  • Duration: unlimited contract
  • Extent: full-time, 38 hours / week, all-in contract 
  • We offer a compensation package starting at € 65.000 gross/year on a full-time basis (38 hours/week), with the opportunity of overpayment depending on your experience, skills and qualification.



Get in touch:

We strive to create a culture that inspires our people to reach their full potential. Going the extra mile – for colleagues and customers – our people are what drives our passion for performance, and are the key ingredient of Mondi’s success. Be part of our future. Should you need further information, please contact Cristina Espino via email or phone +43 1 7901 30.


Do you want to know more about Mondi? Mondi is a global leader in packaging and paper with over 100,000 customized innovative solutions that are sustainable by design: Paper where possible, plastic when useful. Our group employs around 22,000 people in more than 100 operations in over 30 countries and is organised across three business units: Corrugated Packaging, Flexible Packaging and Uncoated Fine Paper.


Diversity is our advantage. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the world we work in and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, people identifying as LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please get in touch with the colleague mentioned above.


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Awards: AT_2023_BGF; AT_2023_Best Recruiters; AT_2023_Kununu Top Company; AT_2023_LinkedIn Top Company 

Benefits: Workplace accomodations; Company sport benefits; Discount for employees possible; Events for employees; Health benefits; Inhouse doctor; Internet connection; Meal discounts; Mobile phone for employees; On-site childcare; Public transportation nearby; Remote work flexibility 

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