I am looking for an experienced Packaging Project and Design Manager, based in Port Sunlight, you will be working for one of the worlds leading and largest FMCG Manufacturing organisations.
You are responsible for the design and delivery of packaging for focused brands through innovation, renovation, sustainability and cost savings initiatives. Working with Brand, Planning, Formulation, Procurement, Quality, Supply Chain, and many external suppliers. The ability to drive the R&D strategy agenda and collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical teams is essential.
You will be responsible for;
*Managing brand packaging.
*Delivering packaging that meets required quality and technical standards, and also delights the consumer, builds brand love, through using best practices
*Leading innovation projects and build brand packaging capability
*Connect consumer, business, and category needs and the relationship to packaging decisions & execution.
*Project management experience - you will be influencing stakeholders and innovations teams to land best-in-class packaging for Europe
You will have;
B.S. Degree (Packaging Science, Materials Science, Engineering or Technical Management equivalent) and 3+ years in the packaging field with management experience, preferably in the FMCG industry.
*Must demonstrate leadership throughout packaging development process, partnering with Brand and the cross functional project team, ensuring packaging is fit for purpose and delivered on time, in full
*A creative, logical and analytical mind set to generate innovative design solutions to technical challenges.
*Must demonstrate a general understanding of project management to realise the order, importance, and impact of project activities as it relates to package design process.
*Must understand consumer, business, and category needs and the relationship to product design decisions & execution. An entrepreneurial mind set is advantageous.
*Enthusiasm and self-motivation with great verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate complex engineering and design principles to people at all levels of the business, across different functions.
*Project Management in a technical discipline
*3 years+ experience 5 would be preferred
*No specific technical software packages but experience with writing technical specifications.
*FMCG or related background (Within packaging)
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