Product Manager (Packaging Technologist)

Competitive Salary
19 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our client, a long-established International Ambient Food Manufacturer is looking for a Product Manager to join their team. A dynamic, organised, enthusiastic team player, you will be responsible for the coordination and internal communication of packaging projects for products produced at their site based in Northamptonshire.

Reporting directly to the Factory Manager, responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Packaging and Development project management and communication
  • Setting up and coordinating new article codes and master data
  • Sourcing and negotiating pricing on all new packaging and maintaining supplier relationships
  • Designing, implementing, coordinating and following up new packaging
  • Collating relevant information concerning new or revised packaging
  • Communicating with external design companies and printers
  • Supporting the commercial team, preparing company and product presentations
  • Gathering, collating and sending out samples to customers and internal contacts



Essential / Desirable skills include:

  • Experience in a similar role within Food Manufacturing
  • Previous experience working with Major Retailers and an understanding of their requirements and standards
  • Organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communicator who feels comfortable liaising across departments and with suppliers
  • Commercial understanding
  • Creative and enthusiastic, ideally with a knowledge of graphical software

The Company:

  • Long-established business with an emphasis on innovation and service
  • Manufacturers of top quality ambient food products at attractive prices
  • Supplying Major Retailers across the UK and worldwide

If you are organised and enthusiastic with a positive attitude and are looking for an interesting role, then this could be the job for you.  If interested, please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-P4341 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.


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