Circular Economy Manager (f/m)

Job Overview

HOFER: That’s my way

Circular Economy Manager (f/m)

Tasks that await me

  • Being part of an international and interdisciplinary project team
  • Contributing to the development of international waste and materials management strategies and processes on a global level
  • Overseeing and developing projects along the plastic value chain with the aim to close loops
  • Ensuring cost-efficient compliance of both regulatory requirements and voluntary sustainability commitments related to plastic packaging and waste
  • Working closely with the international and national business entities concerning the approval, implementation and development of processes
  • Collaborating and communicating with external partners along the plastic value chain
  • Creating business case analysis, concept papers, reports and presentations

My qualifications

  • Engineering or business degree ideally with focus on waste management or material science
  • Multiple years of in-depth work experience, preferably in the area of recycling, reverse logistics, retail, packaging manufacturing or FMCG sectors with high plastic usage
  • Deep knowledge in material collection, sorting and emerging recycling processes and existing professional network
  • Familiar with waste legislation and extended producer responsibility requirements and their impact on retailer business and packaging design
  • Experience with international plastic initiatives or guidelines
  • Proven project management skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Willingness to travel internationally and intercultural sensitivity

Convincing offers

  • Versatile and responsible field of activity within a modern, internationally operating group of companies
  • Extensive training
  • Individual and target-oriented training and further education within the framework of HOFER AKADEMY
  • Possibility of a sabbatical lasting several months
  • Systematic career management with excellent development prospects at home and abroad
  • Measures to promote occupational health as well as regular employee and team events
  • Reliable employer


Attractive gross annual salary starting from € 68,600.-

Place of work

​5071 Wals, Alte Bundesstraße 10​

Start of work

​as soon as possible​

Apply online

Please use our online application and attach your resume including letter of motivation, photo and all relevant certificates.

HOFER, my employer
We are shaping the future of HOFER and ALDI SOUTH within our international holding company based in Salzburg. Together, we are coordinating the development of the business group across 4 continents and 11 countries, where we employ over 150,000 people and operate 6,300 stores. As employer, buyer, and retailer, we assume responsibility for the impacts of our business operations – for our employees, our customers, our business partners, and the environment.

Due to our global growth, we are extending our team based in Salzburg and are looking for dedicated people to help us shape our worldwide strategies and processes.




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