Start-up, Full-time employment
Location: Buchholz in der Nordheide
(near Hamburg, Germany)

Start-Up, Anstellung in Vollzeit
Standort: Buchholz in der Nordheide
(bei Hamburg, DE)
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Do you want to help us solve the global plastic pollution? Are you an expert in product development in the plastics industry and looking to use your skills to create positive impact? Do you enjoy finding solutions for complex, new challenges? Are you interested in helping to build an ambitious start-up from the very beginning? Then we are looking for you!

85% of all plastics ever produced are still in landfills or swimming in our oceans. As they are not compostable there, they lead to serious environmental and marine pollution. Consumers, industry and politics are looking for solutions - we have one! We at traceless materials have developed an innovative technology for the production of a novel, advanced material from agricultural residues, which can substitute plastics in products that often end up in nature. Our products are 100% bio-based, do not compete with food production, are fully home compostable, have up to 87% lower CO2 emissions and are competitive in quality and price. And this is where you come in!


As Senior Product Manager Packaging, you will be the interface between customers, product development and business development. With your technical experience, you help us to manage the market entry to a maximum array of applications to make the biggest possible contribution to solve the global plastic pollution. You

  • are responsible for managing product development projects with our customers

  • develop product requirements and roadmaps

  • coordinate collaboration between customers, product development and business development

  • engage with external partners and create new collaborations

  • develop and implement product strategies in line with the company vision

  • collect and analyze feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, features and end products

Technical requirements


  • You have a degree in plastics technology, packaging technology, business chemistry or similar

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a Product Developer, Product Manager or similar role

  • You have a business oriented mindset

  • You have excellent organizational and communication abilities

  • You have a problem-solving aptitude

  • You have a technical understanding of polymer processing techniques and plastic packaging technology

  • You have a good understanding of the commercial and legal aspects associated with the packaging industry

  • You are also practically minded and do not shy away from getting your hands dirty

  • You have experience in managing projects independently and are not afraid of tricky challenges

  • You are highly proficient in both spoken and written German and English, other languages are a plus

Personal requirements


  • You are a team player with an ability to communicate directly and to the point and would like to develop traceless together with us into a worldwide player on the sustainable plastic substitutes market

  • You are naturally inclined to make networking connections

  • You have entrepreneurial spirit, are reliable and keen to work in a start-up - with everything that includes

  • You're down-to-earth, direct, with a sense of humor

traceless is a young company - with huge potential! At traceless you will work with passionate experts who aim to bring the solution to the worldwide plastic problem to market. You will have a high degree of autonomy in your role - but also a lot of responsibility! You will help shape the growth of our start-up at first hand and gain a diverse insight into all areas of the company.

If you are interested in becoming part of our exciting journey, send us your CV to and tell us (as text, video, audio...) why you are the right person for our team. We're looking forward to getting to know you!