Job Title: Assistant Packaging Technology Manager

Salary: £36-48k basic + Home working + Excellent Pension

Location: North West England

Reference: J79303

We have a very exciting opportunity to join the packaging team of a leading household brand.

They are looking for an ambitious, driven and passionate individual with experience in an FMCG environment to take on the role of Assistant Packaging Development Manager. You will play an active role in the creation and project management of superior packaging innovations delivered within spec, time & budget.

Stand out candidates will be environmentally conscious, with a focus on delivering sustainable solutions that improve packaging footprint. Involved in the design, technical development and scale up of packaging solutions, one of the key purposes of this role will be to help our client on their journey to zero waste.

With support from the Packaging Development Manager, you will manage your own packaging development projects involving both primary and secondary packaging development, from brief to delivery.

This is a great opportunity to shape and influence the brand’s packing creation process for products placed on supermarket shelves all over the world.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Translating consumer insights, technical requirements, and business needs into packaging solutions.
  • Leading / supporting packaging development from brief definition through to proving manufacture at scale on innovation, renovation and operational (cost savings, quality, complexity reduction) projects
  • Liaising with packaging convertors and material suppliers in the development of packaging components
  • Testing and validating the technical specification of packaging components.
  • Identifying and implementing potential cost saving activities across the category packaging portfolio.

If you have an enthusiasm and passion for what packaging, innovation and consumer experience can unlock for a brands, and for the planet, then we would love to hear from you.

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