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Elopak was founded in Norway in 1957 and is a leading, global supplier of sustainable packaging and filling equipment. We produce cartons for beverages such as milk and juice, as well non-food liquids for instance detergent and soap. The iconic Pure-Pak® carton is a natural choice and aims to leave the customer product unchanged and the world unharmed.

The pack of 2,700 people around the world is guided by our vision; “Chosen by people, packaged by nature”. Reflecting the company promises of EmpowerUnite and Accelerate, our people make sustainable packaging real with tangible impact on end-user consumption. Across borders, we are united in providing a natural and convenient alternative to plastic bottles.

Elopak was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs) in 2021. We sell in excess of 14 billion cartons every year across more than 70 countries. Sustainability is at the core of everything we are and everything we do. Thus, we are a proud UN Global Compact participant and have been carbon neutral since 2016. For more information, go to www.elopak.com or follow @Elopak on LinkedIn.

Food Technologist

Do you want to work in a global company with sustainable food packaging in a truly international environment?  Would you like to be part of a team supporting customers while utilizing your potential and growing your skill? And do you enjoy travelling for business? Then you might be the person we are looking for to grow our Food Science Support Team.

The Food Science Support team is part of the System Performance organization and consists of a group of people with academic and technical background within material science, food microbiology, processing, and chemistry. System Performance will deliver support and services to all Elopak business areas and to our customers. The Food Science Team are responsible for ensuring hygienic performance of our filling- and packaging equipment and the Food Technologists in the department are involved in validation of hygienic performance of filling machines in dairy and juice plants globally, also in development projects related to both packaging and filling machines as well as our D-PAK solutions.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities are:

  • Verification and testing of hygiene systems in Elopak filling machines in the field.  
  • Microbiological challenge tests of filling equipment.  
  • Trouble shooting and advice customers in hygiene, food safety and quality.  
  • Develop and improve procedures and methods within the field of hygiene and food safety.  
  • Support in relevant development projects.

Your Profile:

We believe the ideal candidate has strong analytical skills paired with excellent communication abilities. You are self-driven, structured, and exhibit a proactive and independent mindset. You are also an open-minded team player who are organized and have follow through. Accuracy in work and attention to details are key attributes contributing to your success in this role. In addition, it is crucial that you are comfortable travelling for work.

Experience and qualifications required are:            

  • Higher education within food science, microbiology, or related subjects.
  • Knowledge of HACCP and QA/QC systems is an advantage.
  • Knowledge and interest in food processing, microbiology, and packaging.   
  • Excellent English knowledge, oral and written.  
  • Flexible and willing to travel internationally.

What Elopak offers:

A great position with opportunities to grow and develop yourself and the team while supporting Elopak’s growth ambitions. We offer a great working environment with supportive colleagues and various benefits. As a part of Elopak you will get a competitive salary, pension, and insurance.


The position will be based at Elopak Corporate Offices, Spikkestad Norway and will require international travels.

Application and contact information:

For questions or further information, please contact Team Lead Food Science Support, Kjersti Swift, tel. + 47 996 43 055 or for questions regarding the recruitment process contact Talent Acquisition Specialist Simone Højland Havn, tel. +45 29 75 10 27.

Applications are handled on an ongoing basis. We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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