Junior Product Manager - Sustainable Packaging (all genders)

15 Aug 2022
19 Sep 2022
As a Junior Product Manager (all genders) in our Proposition Packaging R&D Team, the following awaits you:

  • You will rethink our current packaging propositions & design new scalable solutions
  • You will support the development and optimization of unboxing experiences, a sustainable packaging portfolio and operational scalability
  • You will support discovery, design & delivery for new product categories
  • You will work jointly with our partners and internal stakeholders, always keeping a strong focus on our customers and the planet
At Zalando, our vision is to be the starting point for fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

do.BETTER - our diversity & inclusion strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion
Our employee resource groups: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/diversity-inclusion/our-employee-resource-groups
  • Support development and optimization of our packaging specifications and portfolio.
  • Enable a more sustainable and scalable packaging portfolio
  • Lead alignment with internal stakeholders such as Logistics Operations, Indirect Procurement, Delivery solutions, Category Management and Market Research when updating or building new unboxing experiences
  • Engage with our suppliers and logistics service providers as well as universities and start-ups to identify trends and collaboration opportunities
  • Identify opportunities in the sustainable packaging sphere to elevate our customer experience
  • New graduate with a Master's Degree in Packaging Engineering (Material Science expertise is a plus), Industrial or Logistics Engineering or comparable education
  • Passion for developing new customer experiences, sustainability experience a plus
  • Internship/professional experience in Product Management in logistics related products (desirable)
  • Highly analytical person with research experience (desirable)
  • Business-level German and English required
Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance available - subject to prior agreement
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counselling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute
It's the perfect time to join Zalando on our journey, from being a pioneer in the world of e-commerce, to the starting point for fashion in Europe. We connect customers, brands, and partners across 23 markets.

Help us drive digital and sustainable solutions for fashion, logistics, advertising and research, bringing head-to-toe fashion to more than 49 million active customers through a team of diverse skill-sets, cultural backgrounds, and interests.

Our values: https://jobs.zalando.com/en/our-founding-mindset

do.More - our sustainability strategy: https://corporate.zalando.com/en/sustainability

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Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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