Packaging Development Manager, East Midlands
County / State: East Midlands
Consultant: Amy Armstrong
Start date: Asap
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum plus Pension and Healthcare
Are you an experienced Packaging Development Manager within food? Do you have a factory background with an understanding of trials? Keep reading!
Manufacturers of natural based branded and own-label snack products for UK retailers, this is a business with an excellent reputation for innovation. When they set out with the idea to produce healthy snacks with a difference, customer demand for their products far exceeded initial expectations and since then they have gone from strength to strength, growing rapidly.
As an experienced Packaging Development Manager, you will know only too well how vital a part you play! You will be the packaging expert, relied on to take projects from the initial concept stage through to delivery, assessing suitability of materials against current legislation whilst considering sustainability and customer requirements. You will need to ensure that products are fit for purpose as well as cost effective as you will be responsible for meeting annual cost reduction targets.
It is key that you have hands-on experience working as a Packaging Technologist / Packaging Development Manager within a food or packaging manufacturer, ideally, this will be supported by a related qualification; a Degree in a packaging of technical field or you will be working towards your IOM3 Certificate. Progression to your current position from a factory background is desirable, it is important that you understand manufacturing and have had involvement in trials.
The company have two sites based in the East Midlands, you can be based from either or split your time between both, there is also the option of working one to two days a week from home for the right person.
You will be passionate about packaging with commercial awareness and strong technical knowledge. A keen eye for detail is vital as is good analytical and problem-solving skills.
If you are looking to join an evolving business at an exciting time in a position in which you will have real autonomy and influence over the end product, what are you waiting for? Apply now!
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