Design Manager - Packaging

North West
Up to £40K (Flexible Depending on experience) + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + On-site Parking
09 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

PK5163 - DESIGN MANAGER                                 

NORTH WEST (Please contact me for further location details)

Up to £40K (Flexible Depending on experience) + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + On-site Parking

Our client is a specialist in the manufacture of high quality packaging products for a wide range of market sectors including food and drink.

They are currently looking to recruit a Design Manager to supervise a team of 3 Designers. 

Responsibilities / Requirements: 

  • Co-ordinate and prioritise the management of the regions design resources whilst ensuring that maximum added value and creative / operational opportunities are developed and implemented by working closely with External Sales, Customers and internal departments.  
  • The successful individual will be a team player who has a strong but positive character presence and remains professional at all times.
  • Recruitment, training and development of new staff.
  • Assessment and prioritisation of workload to ensure that all work is delivered in the agreed timescales to maximum advantage.
  • Ensuring agreed policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Monitoring team performance against greed KPI’s.
  • Close liaison with key customers to ensure projects are delivered as required and that any problem areas are addressed quickly.
  • Assisting in the on-going development of CAD and associated procedures.
  • Managing a team of 3 Designers. 
  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of all aspects of structural design.
  • Good understanding of computerised design systems.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Commercial awareness and customer focus – both internal and external.
  • Effective analysis and problem solving skills.

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