Packaging Development Manager

North West England
£40k to £50k basic plus benefits
03 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading manufacturer in the world of personal healthcare products has a new opening. They are looking for a Packaging Development Manager with experience working for a large multinational organisation.

Your role will be to identify, develop and drive implementation of packaging technology solutions that add value to the company and its customers. This will be measured by business parameters such as consumer satisfaction, operations improvement, environmental sustainability, sales growth, and profitability.

As Packaging Development Manager, your main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Primarily responsible for packaging development initiatives related to existing/new items
  • Responsible for packaging development initiatives and execution within the UK
  • Key roles and responsibilities: Interface with suppliers, customers, and other internal functions such as Strategic Sourcing, QA, and Finance to develop and implement packaging in support of customer business objectives
  • Responsible for working with suppliers and other external resources to identify potential design and technology opportunities for packaging
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining knowledge of critical consumer and operational issues as well as key packaging technologies
  • Work with suppliers, creative agencies, and other sources to develop a range of creative options for packaging

Skills & Experience:


  • Packaging technology and/or business/packaging strategy development
  • Knowledge of packaging forms, coatings & conversion processes
  • Strong technical competencies in packaging science including knowledge of structural design and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with project management tasks and timeline development
  • Ability to connect abstract thoughts and ideas and materialise into an actionable long-term packaging strategy
  • Experience working with multi-functional teams to formulate objectives and action plans
  • Analytical approach to problem solving and decision making
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • High level of collaboration and teamwork 

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