Global Packaging Leader

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Packaging Leader

£50,000-£62,000 plus excellent bonus and benefits

Based: Leeds

Our client is a dynamic, market-leading and global employer of choice within the FMCG sector and, accordingly, they offer the most talented employees an opportunity for personal development that is unsurpassed.

Due to the creation of a brand new global innovation centre and a continued drive to lead the way, our client is seeking a global packaging leader to manage and deliver activities that support the development of innovative packaging solutions, thereby building a global pipeline and providing strong leadership to the portfolio.

Key responsibilities

  • Leadership of the Packaging Portfolio, delivery and alignment with the strategic global requirements.
  • Deliver through leadership and development of the packaging team, providing functional/technical coaching where required, driving engagement, developing skills & talent into the future
  • Build Packaging expertise internally and externally, keeping in close contact with the packaging industry.
  • To ensure definition, alignment and roll-out of best practice, Packaging Specifications within the global network.
  • An active member of the Leadership Team.

Key requirements

  • Deep experience in a technical function involved in FMCG product formulation, process, Packs preferably within Innovation and Site Implementation.
  • A track record of development and delivery to market of significant product and packaging innovations.
  • The ability to effectively influence, steer, collaborate and lead experienced peers in cross-functioning teams
  • Experience in leading complex technical workstreams across different functions
  • A passion for people and their development
  • The ability to lead a team under pressure, handling several high profile projects over the same time line
  • Understanding of FMCG supply chain demands
  • Understanding of Market Research / consumer research
  • Fully operational in Project and Programme Management
  • Education & Professional Qualification
  • University degree in science, engineering or similar technical field, ideally packaging related.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual looking to further their career. If you are interested and have a proven track record of success, we would like to hear from you. Please call Camilla Clark at Rockfield Specialist Recruitment or apply now, with your CV, on-line.