West Yorkshire
Competitive salary
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Engineering Packing Manager

West Yorkshire

Competitive salary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Packing Manager to join a market leading food manufacturer, created due to a recent restructure within the business. The business will also consider either a strong Production Manager or Engineering Manager with experience in a packing environment. The role involves interacting with a range of internal and external contacts including packaging suppliers, planning, purchasing, marketing H&S and production.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with marketing to agree scope and detail for each co-packing operation
  • Liaise with Procurement, Suppliers and Group Packaging, as appropriate, to obtain samples, costings and define packaging structure and layout
  • Organise first production for any new operation to be attended and checked by supervision.
  • Work closely with the relevant departments to ensure that all operations meet with company and regulatory standards, including packaging materials purchased
  • Participate in audits and ensure annual audits are carried out for all areas of responsibility.
  • Dealing with work related problems, accidents investigations & liaising with Health & Safety
  • Staff level control and staff level adjustment, liaising with HR Department
  • Organisation of training progress in order to create multi skilled operators
  • Planning R+D work with Operations Manager & Engineering Manager
  • Liaising with HOD – Packing Fitters to ensure planned work, schedules and R&D work is met
  • Monitoring packing totals proposed and actual.  Checking daily packing reports for poor performances and differences between shifts

Required Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Food or related discipline – desirable
  • A strong background working in the food or drinks industry
  • Experience in a Packing role at a senior level
  • Experience working with Packing machinery and systems
  • Project management skills