Greencore Group

Packaging Development Manager

Location
Sheffield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
14 Aug 2017
Ref
KVDPDM
Contact
Ms Shelley Mitchell
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing innovation team within an industry leading food manufacturing business.

Are you able to define, develop and implement innovative packaging solutions from design to concept to launch? Can you liaise between multiple departments and teams whilst ensuring packaging development timescale is realistic? If so, we could have the perfect opportunity for you.

Main responsibilities

Delivery of first to market packaging concepts to ensure we are ahead of competitors.

Manage strategic direction, allocation of packaging spend, and contractual negotiations.

Manage the critical path for packaging.

Work with customer development teams and internal stakeholders to build relationships which maximise competitor advantage.

Evaluate and recommend enhancements to current portfolio to support the consumer experience, manufacturing efficiency and cost of goods.

Develop innovative solutions in line with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) objectives.

Monitor quality issues and provide troubleshooting and problem solving resolutions for identified problems.

Project Management of specified projects within Product Development.

Ideal candidate
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain good relationships, managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience within FMCG.
  • Experience of concept innovation and development.
  • Ingredient knowledge and market awareness of key trends.

 

About the company

Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn’t stop at being the world’s largest sandwich producer, we’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.