European Design & Innovation Manager FMCG at DS Smith Packaging
Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Project manager at the DSSmith Innovation Centre to support profitable growth with Strategic Pan European Accounts through packaging design and innovation Project manager at the DSSmith Innovation Centre to support profitable growth with Strategic Pan European Accounts through packaging design and innovation
What company does Alexander Sys work for?
Alexander Sys works for DS Smith Packaging
What is Alexander Sys's role at DS Smith Packaging?
Alexander Sys is European Design Manager FMCG
What industry does Alexander Sys work in?
Alexander Sys works in the Packaging and Containers industry.
I was born in Belgium and followed Latin-Sciences in highschool. After obtaining a Chemical Engineering master's degree in Belgium and an internship in R&D at Procter & Gamble, I worked in South Africa coordinating the building and start-up of a daycare centre for disabled children in a township of Plettenberg Bay for the Belgian NPO Dreamcatcher. Upon my return in Belgium, I started my career at Procter & Gamble (the world's largest multinational consumer goods company) where I have enjoyed working in an international environment and collaborate with a variety of team members of diverse background on a global scale. After a good 5 years at P&G Packaging development, I moved on to my current account management position at DS Smith Packaging. In this role I am leading and coordinating new developments and innovation projects across regions for strategic global customers. Next to supporting the ongoing business with cost saving projects and driving new business opportunities through innovation, I'm setting up new ways of working with customer packaging development teams. My professional goal is to further build technical expertise and bring it to life by providing smart, innovative solutions for technical challenges; always aiming for continuous improvement and keeping customer/consumer satisfaction in mind.European Design Manager FMCG @ Project manager at the DSSmith Innovation Centre to support profitable growth with Strategic Pan European Accounts through packaging design and innovation From April 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) R&D Global Packaging and Device Development @ Development and qualification of new packaging, packing solutions and packing lines Translating consumer and customer requirements into technical specifications for PET, PE, PP, Alu, corrugates and laminates Project manager for Fabric & Home Care packaging development with project ownership from design phase to start of production and supplychain qualification. Collaborating with internal and external multifunctional teams: Marketing, R&D, designers, prototyping, engineering, testing institutes, P&G-plants as well as suppliers and contractors. Covering various packaging technologies: bags, bottles, caps, childsafe closures, outercases, aerosol cans and UN-packaging in Europe, the Middle East and Africa From March 2007 to July 2012 (5 years 5 months) Project coordinator Die Sterreweg @ Guiding the start-up of a day-care centre for mentally and physically challenged children in Plettenberg Bay, South-Africa My main responsibilities were fundraising, budgetting and coordinating the building and start-up of the technical side of the daycare center. The renovation of a building to an appropriate place to provide the daycare of 20 to 30 children with diverse disabilities happened in cooperation with a local architect, local contractors and 3 groups of 10 belgian Bouworde-volunteers. From June 2006 to November 2006 (6 months) Brewing technology @ Katholieke Universiteit Leuven From 2008 to 2009 Master, Industrial Engineering, Chemistry @ KAHO Sint-Lieven From 2001 to 2005 Latin-Sciences @ St.-Barbaracollege, Gent From 1992 to 1999 Alexander Sys is skilled in: Packaging, Product Development, Problem Solving, Plastics, Brewing, R&D, Packaging Engineering, Continuous Improvement, FMCG, Quality by Design, Bottles, Aerosol, Bags, Cartons, Motorcycle mechanics
Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 10 month(s)
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