DNK-Randers, Danish Crown Vej



Reporting Specialist, Sustainable packaging 

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on sustainability? Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment where you can contribute to meaningful projects? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

It is crucial to our ambitions that we reduce the amount of our packaging, and that the packaging we use should be recyclable. Therefore, we have set an ambitious goal that by 2030, 100 percent of Danish Crown's products should be packaged in recyclable packaging. At the same time, we will reduce the amount of packaging, aiming to use 30 percent less by 2030 than we do today.

To assist driving sustainability initiatives, we are looking for a talented individual to join our small team in Group Procurement as a Reporting Specialist. 
You will be the go-to-expert on sustainable packaging materials, how to design packaging in a sustainable way and what to avoid. Our customers ask for packaging data, and you support proactively our customers as well as stakeholders internally with calculations on life cycle assessments (LCA).
You take the lead on specific tasks in our sustainable packaging strategy, i.e., securing materials from certified fibers as well as assisting in the integration of sustainable packaging master data.

The position is limited to 12 months and serves as a solid foundation for your further development within business processes and data analytics in larger global organizations.


As a Reporting Specialist, you will:

•    Perform LCA calculations and be the lead on the LCA tool
•    Provide support on customer requests for packaging data
•    Perform material analysis to support commercialization of sustainable packaging
•    Drive our internal communication channel on Sustainable Packaging, namely our SharePoint Site
•    Take the lead in integrating sustainable packaging data into our master data in SAP

Do you have what it takes? 

The ideal candidate also holds a Master's degree in Economics, Business Administration/Management, or a related field, and 2-3 years’ experience within data management from a similar position. This includes:

•    Knowledge of various packaging materials, technologies, and their environmental impact
•    Understanding of packaging design principles and optimization techniques
•    Familiarity with sustainability principles and life cycle assessments
•    Ability to conduct research, analyse data, and stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in sustainable packaging
•    Capable of identifying packaging-related environmental challenges and proposing effective, innovative solutions
•    Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel 
•    Master English in writing and speaking at negotiation level.

Bring your exceptional problem-solving, stakeholder management, and communication skills to support the Program Manager in advancing our ambitious goals. Be an ambassador who motivates and inspires with your teamwork and interpersonal relations skills. Be ready to put your proactive and positive mindset at play along with your desire for continuous learning and self-education.
Primary stakeholders include individuals on all levels internally, as well as external contacts with customers and suppliers.

What do we offer? 

Danish Crown is not just a big player in the food industry; it's also a workplace with top-notch facilities and a lifestyle-oriented approach to employee well-being. Our brand-new, sustainable headquarters (DGNB Heart Certification) provides an inspiring environment for collaboration and creativity. From our professional kitchen facilities to our fitness center, padel courts, and outstanding canteen, it's a place where you'll flourish professionally and personally. We are ambitious and have plenty of tasks ahead of us, but that does not stop us from having fun while we focus on the work. We are aware that this is a maternity coverage, therefore, it is your opportunity to get to know our organization, key stakeholders etc., and we get to know you, which then potentially can lead to other opportunities once this maternity coverage ends.

Appetite for more? 

We are writing the next chapter for food and inviting you to join us. Please do not hesitate to call Niels Hedegaard Director, Group Procurement Quality & ESG at +45 2030 8788  to learn more about the position. Send your CV and a few words about your motivation as soon as possible, as we review all candidates continuously and reserve the right to stop the search once we have found the right candidate.


We are a food company owned by Danish farmers supplying high-quality food to customers and consumers worldwide. From butchers to business developers, we're more than 25,000 colleagues, all committed to lowering our carbon footprint and becoming climate-neutral by 2050 for better food and a brighter future.

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