Packaging Development Manager - Premium Cosmetics, Skincare & Fragrance

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £60k (DoE) + 10% bonus, private pension & healthcare
Posted
22 Nov 2018
Closes
07 Dec 2018
Ref
10,862
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity to join a premium cosmetics,  skincare & fragrance leader.

 

As part of the Packaging Development team, you will play an active role in the project management of all packaging related projects to ensure it is delivered within spec, time & budget. By working closely with Supply Chain & Operations, Product Development, Regulatory & Marketing you will have an extensive understanding & ability to provide creative, operational & commercial solutions.

 

With support from the Head of Packaging Development, you will lead & execute larger ad-hoc projects relating to the brand’s growth into new markets & territories. You will preferably come from a beauty packaging development background and have a passion for creating new innovative & amazing looking packaging. Together with the packaging development technologist and senior packaging technologist,you will be juggling multiple packaging development projects at the same time & have a can-do attitude. This is an excellent opportunity to shape & impact the brand’s product developments and expansion.  

 

·         Sourcing, tooling and development of new fabulous primary and secondary packs, from concept through to delivery

 

·         Responsible for managing all packaging development CPAs as well as identifying & flagging any risks

 

·         Support and contribute the CPA management to ensure finished goods and packaging project CPAs are aligned by working closely with the NPD team

 

·         Work closely with Supply Chain on forecast & PO timings for new packaging developments

 

·         Project lead and manage any large ad hoc artwork projects relating to new distribution channels and multi-language packaging, as well as establishing and developing effective implementation strategies for new distribution channels by working closely with Supply Chain, Regulatory & Graphic Design

 

·         Support the management and development of new sampling, gifting materials as well as other cross functional developments

 

·         Project lead and manage any large ad hoc artwork projects relating to new distribution channels and multi-language packaging, as well as establishing and developing effective implementation strategies for new distribution channels by working closely with Supply Chain, Regulatory & Graphic Design

 

·         Support the management and development of new sampling, gifting materials as well as other cross functional developments

 

·         Build & maintain strong relationships with our external pack suppliers and contract manufacturers

 

·         Stay on top of any new packaging innovations by meeting with packaging suppliers and attending cosmetics fairs

 

Requirements

·        Passionate about packaging & beauty pref with a proven track record in beauty packaging development

·         Be excited about joining a fast-paced and challenging environment

·         Highly organised and enjoy working on multiple complex projects at the same time

·         Be self-driven, result-orientated and have excellent communication skills

·         7+ years’  packaging experience (pref in beauty) , knowledge in printing technology and packaging materials 

·         Previous experience in development of multilingual packaging

·         Excellent understanding of complex NPD project management and an extensive 360 understanding

·         Ability to lead and work cross functionally with NPD, Design, Regulatory, Supply Chain & Marketing on various NPD projects

·         Provide commercial & operational value to projects, as well as balancing creative thinking, innovation, costs & timings

·         Continuously looking to improve processes to optimise the project cycle

 

 

 

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