Packaging Innovation Leader

Location
Berkshire, Maidenhead
Salary
£49000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Ref
SS135621
Contact
Sonia Sohal
Discipline
Creative
Sector
Food & Drink
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Junior
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

My client is looking for a Packaging Innovation Leader to work on developments in packaging technology, solving consumer, customer and business needs with innovative and sustainable solutions to packaging design. This role will focus on new and existing products with a requirement to work very closely with several functions across the business as well as external partners.

Key Responsibilities-

  • Development and execution of a packaging strategy
  • You will be responsible for bringing in knowledge of new packaging developments/technologies
  • You will make sure we are using all development innovations and being involved at product concept stage to use your expertise of what is possible in the delivery of future packaging solutions
  • Building strong supplier networks and partnerships
  • Lead the thinking on sustainability in packaging, understanding existing and new material options, make proactive recommendations to the business
  • Recommendations for ways to improve all packaging across product range
  • Understand consumer preferences for packaging
  • Lead and deliver the packaging strategy for new formats in the business
  • Key input to future innovation concept development taking advantage of latest packaging developments
  • Identify opportunities to add value to existing products through packaging

Key Skills-

  • A depth of packaging development experience, preferably within FMCG
  • Working with suppliers, manufacturing & commercial to deliver change
  • Developing new packaging concepts
  • A keen interest and curiosity in consumer trends, technologies and sustainability would be distinct advantages
  • Packaging print processes knowledge
  • Project Management skills

Please apply for a detailed spec

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