Brand Owner Manager – Cartonboard, Nordic region

At Billerud, we believe that when we keep tomorrow in mind, we will do our very best today. We work with sustainability at every stage to create a sustainable future – from product to people. Do you want to realize your true value and work for a sustainable tomorrow? Join us!

We are now looking for a Brand Owner Manager to Cartonboard Sales within the Nordic region.

As a Brand Owner Manager you will find yourself working in a dynamic environment in close collaboration with functions such as Sales, Marketing, and Product Development. You will be responsible for generating and driving business development opportunities with brand owners, retailers and end-users within the Cartonboard division. You will be part of a large international business team and report to Director Brand Owner Management, Cartonboard covering the Nordics and Baltic regions.

Your main duties will be to:

  • To grow Billeruds position on the EU market in specific cartonboard end use segments.
  • Identify and contact European Brand owner prospects. Initiate and lead their packaging optimisation (or innovation) projects in order to get a signed supply contract.
  • Participate in, and lead, various business development projects and work towards a set target of business pipeline
  • Take an active role in marketing activities and promote our products at end-users (brand owners & retailers)
  • Participate at packaging development projects at customers, brand-owners and converters
  • Maintain and further develop partner network.



The position is located at one of our sites in Sweden, preferably Frövi outside Örebro, at Gruvön outside Karlstad or at our Head Office in Solna. Frequent travelling is expected, domestic and international.


At Billerud, we put Safety First. Together we take great pride in our responsibility to contribute to a safe work environment. Please read more about our Safety First initiative here.


To succeed in this position, we believe you have:

  • University degree in engineering, business or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience within brand owner management, sales or equivalent.
  • Technical understanding of fibre based packaging or the packaging value chain.
  • A strategic mindset and business acumen.
  • Fluency in English and Swedish (or other Nordic language)

Personliga egenskaper

For us, personality is important. To be a good fit to the role, you need to be a team player with a commercial mindset and a deep-seated sense of sales and business partnering. You have the ability and flexibility to work in different environments and are comfortable working and communicating with other people. Finally, we assume you are keen on taking the initiative, work in a systematic and structured manner, and are innovative and analytical.

Our values are very important for us and we believe that you recognize yourself in: Place customer in center, dare to innovate, lead the change and care for each other.  

Kontakta oss

If you want to know more about the role you are welcome to contact Jan Forsberg, Sales Director Europe, Cartonboard, on +447740634216 or by email to

For questions regarding the recruitment process please contact Julia Åkerlund, Talent Acquisition Partner at


Responses during the summer may be delayed.


Welcome with your application no later than 2024-08-11. Ongoing selection may occur in this process, and the position may be filled before the application deadline.

Billerud is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates.
Why us?  

  • Be part of a Dynamic team within Billerud
  • An opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future
  • Development and career opportunities
  • Performance-based bonus, occupational pension and a number of different benefits according to company policy.
  • Opportunity to hybrid working according to company standard.


Our recruitment process will include interviews, recruitment test, reference checks and alcohol- & drug test.


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