Head of Packaging Development

London (Greater)
£60k + benefits
17 Sep 2018
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

-          Lead the development of Packaging  -  NPD + EPD & manage a team of 4  packaging technologists.

-          Deliver and report on departmental targets.

-          Support in setting company product strategy and lead the sustainability strategy 

-          Support all Packaging development required across to business ensuring relevant packaging is sourced and influences the sourcing strategy

-          Support the R+D director  in developing product strategy 

-          Develop the sustainability agenda and translate to our customers

-          Develop packaging from either current options or custom options ensuring testing is carried out to the appropriate level.

-          Create a high performing team servicing the most demanding customers

-          Complete NPD costing for feasibility projects and in conjunction with the buying team for final costings

-          Development of a print management system to ensure approvals are tracked simply and quickly.

-          Ensure standards are set for all packaging items and develop system if required

-          Investing time to start an ongoing improvement project to improve production efficiency within the factory.

-          To sign off NPD projects from a packaging risk point

Skills/exprience required : 

-          Good communication  & organisational skills with the tenacity and patience to work across teams to resolve issues and drive for results.

-          Customer focused attitude and comfortable in customer environment.

-          Leadership skills

-          Team player

-          5 + years experience in FMCG packaging industry

-        Line management experience

-         Product design or Engineering qualification/IOP qualification



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