Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Packaging Development Manager, Nottinghamshire & Somerset

Location: South West

County / State: Somerset and Nottinghamshire

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development, Packaging

Reference: DAC893797

Consultant: Dominic Cooke

Start date: Asap

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum plus Car and Bonus

Summary

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Job Description

To qualify the above quote, you will be the head of Packaging for the UK Leader in this high profile and well developed category. This means you will have significant visibility in the market place and will be able to influence and shape the way these products look on the shelves of seven major retailers. This Packaging Innovation Manager role will allow you to come into a business that is keen to welcome packaging expertise to the business and really drive the whole packaging agenda and strategy that has traditionally fallen between multiple departments/stakeholders.

In this newly created role you will lead the business on creating and developing new packaging formats to leverage their competitive edge in this area. As this is a newly created position, you will be in the driving seat for how packaging will impact the company and you will be responsible for setting the agenda. They are looking for someone to advise on current and future packaging trends and ultimately answer the question of "how are we going to wow the customer?". You will also need the technical expertise to understand how packaging will work in on an industrial manufacturing scale as this role will be responsible from a packaging perspective for a number of manufacturing sites.

The company in question is market leader in 75% of its categories so you will be joining a business that is in a position of strength and so you will be able to perform your role with any necessary support and expertise required. Due to its scale of operations, there are a number of potential development opportunities for you to consider on an ongoing basis as well.

While experience in packaging in FMCG food/drink is required, the business is really open minded about what the exact products are. What is important is three things: 1) An Innovative and creative mind-set to give a competitive advantage over the market place. 2) A strong technical understanding (e.g. "what will happen when this packaging is put in an oven?"). 3) A proactive individual that is comfortable working across multiple sites.

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