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Country:  Latvia
City:  Riga

Riga, LV

Job Family:  Innovation
Job Type:  Full-time (Regular full-time employees)
Division:  Packaging Solutions

Packaging Designer


This is Stora Enso

Part of the bioeconomy, Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden construction and paper. We employ some 25 000 people in more than 30 countries and our shares are listed on the Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R) stock exchanges.

Our fiber-based materials are renewable, recyclable and fossil free. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on finite resources. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow.


Packaging Solutions

Packaging Solutions division develops and sells world class fiber-based packaging products and services. We constantly innovate and find new ways to replace fossil-based packaging with renewable, eco-friendly alternatives. Our high-end packaging solutions are used by leading customers and brands across multiple industries.


Come grow a renewable world.

And you will grow too.


Are you a creative, customer focused designer who likes to get involved in international and innovative projects? And are you a mastermind in turning ideas into design solutions and innovations ready for manufacturing?


What you will do:

You will become an important part of a new multidisciplinary team. The team already consists of 5 talented professionals in packaging design. You will get the opportunity to learn something new every day and convert your creative expertise into innovative packaging solutions. You will actively work with customers, Sales teams, Design Studios, Business Development, and other new units in Stora Enso.  


So, who are you?

Except from being a star in design and innovation – you are a creative team player who likes to experiment and solve tricky problems, both on your own but in most cases in co-creation with others. You are an innovative team player, genuinely interested in everything: from understanding the customers’ DNA, helping to solve customer challenges to creating new manufacturable solutions.


Something you really value is multidisciplinary way of working together with other nationalities and learning new things. You prefer an environment where everyone collaborates and engages in delivering successful projects. You are comfortable with a position that involves a wide diversity of work situations and requires the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and with thorough follow-up.

About your background: you combine your university degree with a few years of experience and great results in packaging design. We are eager to know what you can do so let it show in your application!


Ready to become part of our design team?

Lovely! The workplace is in beautiful Riga, Latvia. Recruitment Specialist Noel Snygg is happy to answer your questions, noel.snygg@storaenso.com, +358400585613.

You are welcome to apply via Stora Enso's online system, www.storaenso.com/en/careers. We work with the recruitment process on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible, but no later than August 16th, 2021. Your application must include CV and a personal letter. In the personal letter, please let us know why you are suitable for this position. We accept applications submitted through our recruitment system only. If you move on to second stage, we will ask you to provide your portfolio of design projects as well as workshop virtually with the design team.


Job Description

In this international and innovative team, you will be responsible for creating innovative packaging ideas, structural designs and prototypes. We expect you to be able to convert the customers’ needs by using your creative expertise to develop new and inspiring packaging ideas. You will be responsible for the entire packaging design process: From leading workshops with customers to finalising design solutions for manufacturing.

You will also help strengthen Packaging Solutions’ process through which we serve existing and potential customers via design services.

You will work close to the Sales teams, Business Development and Product Management functions but also have direct customer contact and interaction to meet customers’ requirements on on both a technical, functional, and innovative level, ensuring that the packages can be manufactured. Internally you will be closely working with our corrugated Design Studios to utilize the best practices.


The Successful Applicant

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education.
 Demonstrated ability to use structural design software as; Impact or Artios CAD, Autodesk Inventor, Illustrator, Keyshot or similar tools to produce and visualize professional designs in both 2D and 3D.


We value:

High level of presentation techniques and visualisation

High level of English proficiency 

Fiber material packaging experience

Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects

Customer centric perspective

Experience in structural package design with production experience in the corrugated industry

Experience in leading workshops with customers and project management

Interest in digital and virtual packaging projects


What's our offer?

This role is a unique opportunity to have a direct effect on the success of a growing business and support sustainable solutions in renewable materials. With increased capacity the business is looking to significantly grow over the coming years and this role will form a key component of this growth story. The company is offering an attractive salary package based on skill sets. This role is based in Latvia.


You will be reporting to Sigrid Svedberg, Director Design.

International travel is required.



We believe diversity strengthens our competitiveness and contributes to better decision-making. Diverse working teams help us to explore different perspectives and challenge our way of thinking. We work actively to increase diversity in the workplace and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Stora Enso is an equal opportunity employer and follows non-discriminatory practices.

Based on the location and level of the position the normal recruitment process could in addition entail, video interview, aptitude tests, and pre-employment actions such as; background checks, references, health check-up and drug test as part of the final stages. You will be informed to what is applicable to the role during the recruitment process. 

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