Food Safety & Compliance Expert - Future Talent Programme

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Date: 18-Mar-2023

Location: Stuttgart, DE

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Job Summary

Start your career development and become Tetra Pak’s next Future Talent! We are looking for highly motivated newly graduates to join us in 2023!   
Future Talent Programme is a Trainee Programme within Tetra Pak. We offer a permanent position from start in September 2023 at our site in Stuttgart – Germany. You will onboard an individual designed development programme for 18 months connected to a specific position and the Tetra Pak organization. During the programme you will participate in trainings and job rotations throughout various parts of Tetra Pak to explore your potential and grow as a person. As a Trainee here with us, you will get to know our entire business and collaborate with colleagues all over the world. And this is just the beginning of your Tetra Pak career!  
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Food Safety & Compliance Expert – Future Talent Programme

As our next Future Talent, you will develop your engineering skills and bring you leading technical knowledge in an accelerated way. You will be part of a truly global company with a dynamic, innovative mindset as well as strong roots in a technological environment. From day 1 you will be delivering results as a true team member and hold a real position. Your manager will plan the content of your programme and support you in your development journey. By the end of the programme, you will gain great experiences to help you continue your exciting career within our company.

We are looking for talented and highly motivated new graduates to become the next generation of engineers and leaders in our industry. You will be based in Stuttgart (Germany) but work in a global arena.

What you will do

You will be involved in the following activities:

  • Support development projects and studies to assess the safety of new packaging material developments and verify their compliance with EU, US FDA and China food contact material legislation with special focus on sustainable materials
  • Build and maintain the supporting documentation and database for food contact compliance certification
  • Monitor the circular economy strategies and stay current with regulatory developments for food contact materials and hazardous chemicals.  
  • Provide input to the impact assessment of environmental regulations on Tetra Pak´s food contact portfolio
  • Be a knowledgeable speaking partner with valuable advice for all questions related to food safety and sustainable packaging materials
  • Support market companies in handling customer requests regarding food safety and food contact compliance of Tetra Pak products

We believe you have

  • Educational background in food chemistry or chemistry or similar scientific area of expertise, PhD preferred (we accept candidates graduated in 2022 and 2023 for the Future Talent programme)
  • Excellent communication skills – fluent in English (written and verbal) and preferable in German
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad
  • Flexible and show superior engagement
  • Problem solver attitude with strong personal drive
  • Passion about applying your theoretical knowledge into actual challenges
  • True team player spirit 

We Offer You

  • A variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape
  • A culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our industry experts drive visible results
  • An equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements


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If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at This job posting expires on 20.04.2023.