Packaging Design Innovation Manager, Jobs, 8124

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Packaging Design Innovation Manager - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 8124 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Oct 2021
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A rarely available opportunity to join a leading Global organisation who are undergoing a transformation are looking for a Packaging Design Innovation Manager to join their team permanently. 

Reporting to Head of NPD, you will manage the end to end delivery of new packaging projects with a focus on technical performance of the pack and innovation process. You will be responsible to drive process improvement across the innovation process while building in strong stakeholder management and process governance. To focus on sustainable materials and supply chains across all new packaging projects.

The Role:

  • Lead process improvement across all areas of NPD 
  • Manage the development and implementation of KPIs for the NPD function 
  • Lead the strategic development of the Innovation process 
  • Support the strategic development of the Future of Packaging process
  • Lead and deliver new packs on time and to budget
  • Collaborate with the Brand teams and the Innovation Hubs on every stage of project delivery
  • Collaborate with the wider Manufacturing community to achieve end to end delivery of projects (from concept to launch review)
  • Lead the development and implementation of design guidelines for agencies which build in the principles of design for manufacturing
  • Manage and develop a team of Packaging Technicians & Technologists 

Skills required: 

  • Strong experience within a Packaging Development function within manufacturing
  • Strong experience of project governance stage gate processes
  • Good knowledge of Manufacturing & Supply Chain processes
  • Strong continuous improvement knowledge & experience 
  • Excellent project management experience 
  • Strong leaderships skills with good influencing skills 

In return: 

  • You will receive an impressive salary & company benefits 

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan:


T: 0141 231 1260