Packaging Development Manager

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted
26 Apr 2017
Closes
26 May 2017
Ref
CLV 3183
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Innovation and exceptional quality is critical to the success of this high profile, market leading business who manufacture high profile brands and have a strong European presence.

The role:

Drive and deliver key technical innovations and improvement projects within packaging across the product portfolio, managing a small team located across Europe

Be a part of a high performing product and packaging development team which consistently delivers innovation which exceeds the expectations of consumers, and aligns with business objectives

Lead, participate in and contribute to NPD/technical related European projects

To succeed in this challenging, people focussed business, you will have:

Strong project/innovations background and degree level (or equivalent) qualifications, and ideally a member of the Institute of Packaging

Track record of leading projects within an innovations/packaging or project role within a fast paced, Food/FMCG manufacturing environment. Knowledge of working cross functionally with marketing, operations and regional teams is highly beneficial.

Very strong project management skills and the ability to lead and inspire others

Ambitious and keen to progress into more senior roles within the business

The ability to manage key relationships and stakeholders, both internal and external, whilst keeping a clear focus on the end consumer.

A high level of commercial awareness and the ability to deliver against KPI’s.

The Business

Part of a larger group, the business has a number of high profile brands, and has a fantastic reputation for growth and the development of high performing teams. Now poised to move into the next phase of growth, this role will deliver exceptional innovation to the market.

Expion: Our manufacturing, technical and engineering recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history. Our in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and engineering recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and full salary details, quoting ref CLV3183 by email to Caroline Vooght, caroline.vooght@expion.co.uk or for a confidential conversation and more information, please call 07730 888491.