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Sales and Business Development Manager to Rottneros Packaging




Försäljning, inköp, marknadsföring

Publication Date

22 Jan 2023





Are you tired of over-engineered plastic food packaging and passionate about sustainable products made from renewable raw materials?! Do you have a proven track record of successful business development within the packaging industry in the European market? If so, this is an amazing opportunity for you to join Rottneros Packaging and to play a key role in their expansion of molded fiber product.


As the Sales and Business Development Manager at Rottneros Packaging your main responsibility will be to create and execute on an all-round market strategy through general sales and business development activities to secure its rapid expansion on the European market. You will broaden their presence on the European market, be part of the management team and report directly to the Site Manager in Sunne, Sweden. You will be their first employee on the field, focusing on sales expansion within new and existing markets. Through networking and building partnerships, you will be representing the company externally.

You may work independently from your home office somewhere in Sweden, the Benelux region or in Poland where the show-case-factory will be located.  Simultaneously, you will work closely with R&D at the site in Sunne, Sweden.

Specific duties:

  • Staying updated on new developments and market trends within the packaging industry and subsequently communicate these back to the management team and R&D
  • Assess customer needs and their potential
  • Build your network among packaging companies and brand owners to increase awareness of Rottneros technology and products


We are looking for a self-driven individual with a broad technical knowledge of the packaging industry and its products. You are fluent in English and ideally also one or two more European languages.

Profile requirements:

  • Good understanding and a well-established network within the packaging industry in Europe including brand owners (food) and retail
  • A documented history of profitable growth and successful business development/sales experience
  • Ideally relevant University Degree
  • Knowledge of pulp and paper is meritorious as well as plastic packaging

In summary, we are looking for an individual with a strong commercial mindset and good technical know-how. As a person we would like you to have a structured way of working, a hands-on approach and that you easily adapt to change. We are looking for someone that is result oriented and with strong communication skills.


Please contact recruitment consultant Linda Samuelsson at, +46702163752 should you want to learn more about the position. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Through Rottneros' extensive experience within local and sustainably refined raw materials, shared values ​​and an innovative vein, Rottneros Packaging has emerged as a leading party within molded fiber. The packaging’s are made of wood fibers and are thus an environmentally friendly packaging alternative.

We are a fast-growing organization with a development-driven mindset. As a Rottneros employee you will have great opportunities to shape your own everyday life.

The demand for sustainable product alternatives is growing at a high rate. We want to be part of the ongoing change by providing solutions that make it easy to choose sustainably. Preserving our environment, minimizing packaging- and food waste and reducing the use of fossil materials is obvious. Join us on our journey if you feel the same way!