Packaging Manager - 1381009

Irlam, North West Permanent / Full Time 

Manufacturing & Engineering

£50000 - £55000

Packaging Manager - FMCG - Greater Manchester - Up to £55,000
About the Company  
Our client is on the lookout for an experienced Packaging Manager who has experience within the FMCG industry. 

They are a fantastic manufacturing business with an incredible reputation within the industry!

If you want to be part of a business that is expanding and doing all the right things, then this could be the role for you!   
Packaging Manager – The Rewards

  • Salary up to £55,000
  • Benefits
  • Performance-based incentives
  • Great training and development opportunities 
  • 10% pension contribution
Packaging Manager – Requirements
  • Previous FMCG experience (food/drink preferred)
  • Possessing a logical and structured way of thinking/working. 
  • Full driving license
  • Good administration skills are essential.
  • Must have the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a high level of discipline.
  • IT skills to support and enhance performance.
  • Proven track record of team working and continuous improvement objectives. 
  • Ability to make reasoned decisions and strength of character to stand by them.   
  • Ability to be autonomous and self-motivated.  
Packaging Manager – Responsibilities
  • Provide packaging and supplier approval technical expertise and support to the business. 
  • Ensure that all packaging and suppliers used by the company are in accordance with its requirements and provide the functionality to meet the demands of the business. 
  • Manage the Packaging Technologist
  • Perform audits of packaging suppliers manufacturing facilities and quality systems
  • Ensure that any non-conforming packaging is communicated to suppliers and that CAPAs are completed.
  • Create packaging supplier quality agreements / KPIs.
  • Schedule and chair quality review meetings with suppliers.
  • Drive continuous improvement in packaging.
  • Represent the packaging function in the NPD meetings.
  • Manage the control non-conforming packaging products.
  • To manage the packaging trial process.
  • To advise business on improvements/developments in packaging.
  • To advise business on legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to packaging of the finished product.
  • To assist sales and marketing in identifying specific customers needs and develop packaging solutions to support these.
  • To identify cost reduction opportunities whilst maintaining effective packaging solutions
  • Attend first production/print runs at the packaging manufacturer.
  • To liaise with Finance to charge and recover costs from suppliers for non-conforming packaging.
  • Ensure all supplier approvals and reviews are up to date for all suppliers.
  • Complete risk assessments to determine the required approval/ ongoing review process that suppliers should be subject to.
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