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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our R&D team at Männedorf, Zurich Area as


Packaging Engineer 80-100%


What you will do

In this challenging and important role, you are responsible for the development of sustainable packaging design and development, e.g. material, technologies, etc. You improve customer experience by damage and waste reduction and increased value perception. You are also responsible for packaging and cost optimization throughout the value chain and coordinate packaging design activities with external partners.


Responsibilities will include

  • Provide packaging design input for medical devices
  • Provide time and cost estimates together with the Project Leader
  • Provide documentation according to standards (like ASTM 4169, ISTA and subsequent regulations)
  • Engage with suppliers to provide the optimal solution for a given packaging
  • Execute design reviews
  • Coordinate testing activities to check resistance for the transportation hazards
  • Lead Packaging Projects with external suppliers
  • Ensuring that all packaging standards and regulations are fulfilled


What you bring along

  • Technical Degree (University, Technical College or comparable)
  • Transport Packaging Education, e.g. certified by IoPP (Institute of Packaging Professionals) or similar
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in transport packaging of factory packed pre-engineered custom packages, applicants with knowledge in the field of packaging for consumer electronics are welcome and knowledge of medical device packaging is a plus
  • Fluency in German and English
  • High interpersonal and communication skills and cross-cultural competence
  • Well organized


What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

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We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.

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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH