Packaging Development Manager, Jobs, 7487

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Packaging Development Manager - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 7487 Date Posted: Monday 01 Mar 2021
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Packaging Development Manager

Glasgow Area 


Nine Twenty are working with our well established client in their need for a Packaging Development Manager to join their team permanently. 

You will be part of the Technical & Compliance leadership team within Packaging Development & responsible to guide, coach & mentor the NPD Team to deliver Packaging Development Projects on Time and within budget.

What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work with a well Established company & working with Global Brands 
  • Excellent Salary & benefits 


  • Manage, coach, and develop the Packaging team to ensure effective delivery of new product projects.
  • Be heavily involved with continuous improvement initiatives
  • Deliver specialist packaging development services to Marketing and Operations
  • Provide technical support to procurement team
  • Provide technical packaging support to the quality & engineering teams
  • Establish focused network and relationships with suppliers and packaging specialist providers
  • Ensure the development of packaging that meets marketing brand development needs and ensures efficient supply chain operation
  • Establish effective mechanisms to review and improve operational quality/cost/efficiency of existing packaging
  • Manage functional team and development project budgets
  • Develop and maintain KPI reporting suites

Skills required:

  • Many years experience in product development coming from the FMCG, Food or Drinks industry 
  • Recognised technical qualification in packaging development: i.e. Diploma in Packaging Technology or successful track record in packaging development
  • Strong Project Management Capabilities 
  • Have a collaborative & open approach, sharing ideas & challenging.
  • Energy and enthusiasm; candidates must find the work "fun" and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable.
  • Ability to undertake short-term travel globally.

Please apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan -