Packaging Development Manager - Confectionery & Beverages
An exciting opportunity to join a global company with iconic brands, you will be responsible for leading and delivering the Packaging strategy within the UK, ensuring the business continues to win now and in the future.
You will be accountable for delivering the Packaging element of the Innovation pipeline to meet growth and renovation targets. Working in multi-functional teams and seamlessly with colleagues in Product development and R&D Implementation teams to bring innovations quickly to market.
The ideal candidate will hold a food science or engineering degree and an institute of packaging diploma, with 5+ years’ experience in a similar Technical /Packaging Development role.
Previous FMCG/Food/Drink industry experience would also be highly desirable.
You will need experience of concept development and rapid prototyping and have a good understanding of the business environment and commercial processes as well as consumer behaviours.
Advanced communication skills are vital to this role, as is the willingness to travel in the UK and Europe.