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The Vetropack Group is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of packaging glass. With a total of about 4000 employees, it operates glass plants in Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Italy and Moldova. It enables everyone to enjoy food and beverages in the most elegant, safe and responsible way.

IT-Product Owner Operational Technology

Locations: Croatia (Zagreb)


We are looking for an Operational technology master. Someone that is familiar with the production industry and the machinery that is involved in the process of production. Someone that can navigate, translate, and monitor the complex systems within our factories.

You will get close and personal with products from Emhart, Tiama, IRIS, Siemens, MSK and more. Have experience with the glass industry? Even better! If that is something that interests you, read on.


Key responsibilities

  • Consulting of the Vetropack business in the area of Operational Technology.
  • Finding the best solutions for Business Process optimisations und integrations.
  • Translate business requirements into IT/OT-Concepts for realisation.
  • Conception and Realisation of OT projects, especially as a part of an ongoing MES pilot and rollout project .
  • Taking over the responsibility for the Manufacturing Service Bus.
  • Ensuring maintainability and Support of the implemented Solutions together with the IT-Service Management.
  • Coordinating external suppliers and consultants for OT.
  • Ensuring OT/MSB operation support and SLA fulfilment.
  • Consultation of business partners and design of solutions.


The Successful Candidate

  • Product and application knowledge in the Operational Technology area
  • Team player
  • Ability to work proactively
  • Solution-oriented
  • Strong in relationship and stakeholder management – be a strategic business partner
  • Ability to communicate with international colleagues, being sensitive and open-minded to cultural diversities of colleagues
  • Willingness to travel during implementation phases
  • Willingness and motivation to learn



  • Bachelor’s degree in the area of IT 
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience with a manufacturing execution system (MES)
  • English level C1 in spoken and written language, knowledge of German nice to have
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the manufacturing industry


Why join our team?

  • With us, you will work on an international level. As you probably already know, Vetropack works in numerous countries across Europe. Be prepared to make many multicultural connections and work with plenty of interesting people.
  • This position will require a certain degree of travel. You will also be able to see a country or two along the way.
  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in an international landscape.
  • Progressive family business culture where integrity and reliability are the values that guide our relationships.
  • Environment supporting a sustainable work-life balance.
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values difference and diversity.
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements.


How to apply

Apply though the Vetropack Career Site. All documentation should be submitted in English language.

Looking forward to receiving your application!

We enable everyone to enjoy beverages and food in the most elegant, safe and responsible way! More details about Vetropack Group looking for


Zagreb, HR

Facility:  Vetropack Straža d.d.
Experience level:  Professional