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Packaging Development Manager

CPA Recruitment
Northern Ireland
£Attractive Salary and Package
Closing date
18 Jan 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company.

As a leading chilled food manufacturing business, our client prides themselves on first class quality and service to all their customers in the retail sector.  The business continues to grow in size and reputation, and has recently benefitted from substantial capital investment due to a continued increase in market share.

The Role.

To provide packaging direction to the category teams and shape the category packaging development pipeline. Reporting to the Head of Packaging within this formidably sized food group, you will manage a packaging team across multiply sites and be responsible for the development, trialling and implementation of packaging initiatives to meet company and category requirements across the business. This will also involve being accountable for the translation of strategies into customer packaging innovation and development plans.

The Person.

  • 5 years of experience in a packaging development role in an FMCG company
  • Previous experience in Packaging Development in the food industry with direct responsibility for launching packaging
  • Demonstrate ability to manage projects
  • Recent previous experience as a line manager
  • Demonstrate ability to problem solve & innovate
  • A demonstrable track record of successful packaging launches in the food sector
  • Leadership skills, able to manage and motivate a small team across a split site business
  • Experience in coaching and personal development for team members
  • Have a flexible attitude to work with the ability to travel as required.

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with your CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of James Constable to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Contact Us
  • Eclipse House
  • 20 Sandown Road
  • WD24 7AE
  • GB
  • 020 8203 1000
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