Packaging Technical Manager

Recruiter: Resource Partnership (Search & Selection) Limited

Job Ref: 10,788

Job Start Date: asap/when the successful candidate is able to sta


Date Posted: 22/12/2016


Location: Berkshire, Wiltshire


Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: FMCG  /  Packaging Materials

Job Occupation: NPD  /  Packaging Technologist (all levels)  /  Research & Development


Salary: up to £55,000 gross annual salary + 12% bonus



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Job Description

Packaging Technical Manager

As a proud member of this leading global company we thrive on breaking records; pushing our company into the future and beyond. Because what we create is truly ground-breaking. We’re a company full of passionate individuals, steeped in history and prestige. And you can be a part of it !

As an industry leader, we’re constantly striving for excellence by creating products that meet the precise needs of our customers.

You will lead the technical packaging agenda and activities throughout a defined region ensuring all pack components are fit for purpose throughout their life cycle. You will also ensure requirements and specifications conform to global standards and that qualification protocols and global guidelines are implemented within region.

This is an integral role within the business in the correct creation, maintenance and storage of the packaging component specification tree and it’s use within sourcing projects production.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, innovative and passionate packaging specialist to take ownership packaging activities . You’ll be working in an exciting, forward thinking environment with the potential to develop your career that fits your own ambitions in one of the largest companies in the world.

Key accountabilities

You will:

  • Work with packaging partners and supply chain to develop pack designs and specifications to meet established business requirements

  • Work with business partners, internally and externally to present and develop new forms of packaging that meet Global requirements and standard

  • Lead and sign-off the implementation of new packaging regionally within our supply chain

  • Support and manage the implementation of new packaging supply projects and provide a source of expertise throughout all packaging procurement activity

  • Support the investigation (with technical expertise) of packaging issues within the supply chain and validate supplier quality assurance systems are appropriate and fit for purpose

  • Support the implementation of QA standards and issue resolution

  • Ensure a full understanding of regional packaging regulations that apply to our consumer and industrial product ranges. Ensure compliance to such standards and provide support to marketing, supply chain and procurement teams to ensure any developments remain in compliance.

    Essential Education & experience

  • Relevant degree or experience

  • A full understanding of all packaging components, manufacturing processes & performance, regulations in particular injection & blowmoulded plastics

  • A full understanding of packaging specifications, drawings and artwork including documentation

  • A full understanding of the demands of filling lines and complex varied global supply chains

  • A proven track record of improving packaging technical understanding in others

  • A proven track record of delivering packaging related projects (innovation, supplier introduction, value engineering, performance/quality improvement etc) on time and according to a pre-presented project plans

  • A strong understanding of quality assurance and quality improvement

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • The ability to be an effective team leader / member of projects and work with other disciplines and third parties




Contact Details

Resource Partnership (Search & Selection) Limited
Tel: +44(0) 20 7722 6776
Contact: Angela Stanzione
Email: info@resourcepartnership.co.uk



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