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Extrusion Development Manager - Flexible Packaging



NORTH WEST (Please contact me for location details)


Salary Circa £50-70K + Benefits Package

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Our client is a leading flexible packaging manufacturer supplying a range of high-quality packaging into food markets. There is a current requirement for an Extrusion Development Manager to join as part of the Senior Management Team, to optimise the value opportunities within the business and help develop and drive the long-term business strategy initially focusing on the Extrusion department onsite.

Principal Accountabilities will be to:

  • Develop opportunities within current market /Customers
  • Develop new revenue streams
  • Optimise value (resin optimisation, operational performance opportunities, value added)
  • Review long term plan for machine renewal /replacement
  • Portfolio Analysis (Sustainability Pledge)

Major Challenges and Complexities involved with this position will be:

  • Value Engineering product ranges
  • Validation of current process capabilities and their alignment with market needs
  • Building internal and external network
  • Close integration with current Central resources in Sales, Marketing and R&D
  • Developing long term technical investment strategy for business

Formal Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Technical / development roles
  • University degree in a business or scientific subject
  • Working knowledge of Extrusion operations (desirable)
  • Project Management
  • Ability to work successfully in a matrix organisation
  • Results oriented and target driven
  • High interpersonal savvy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent English

The scope of this role will be to act as a kingpin between onsite management teams, R&D teams, cross site sales teams and the finance team, in addition to managing external relations with customers and suppliers for all relevant extrusion business development.

The ideal candidate will have worked at a senior level, leading teams, setting priorities and driving results, in an innovative and purposeful environment, specifically within a technical extrusion manufacturing framework.

Extrusion Development Manager - Flexible Packaging

North West England
no work experience required
High school
£70,000 - £99,999

Published on 6 Sep 2021

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