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Food Packaging Development Manager
£40-45k Basic + benefits
Location: North West Sector: Packaging
Reference: J1432 Sub-Sector: Packaging Development
Contact: Steve Parker Telephone: 0141 647 6688
This client is looking for a Packaging Development Manager to work closely with the NPD team to accelerate the supply of new products to customers and to continually improve current packing formats, reducing packaging & costs. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager but based within the NPD environment, the successful candidate will drive rapid generation of new concepts and ideas. This is a hands-on role and will involve customer meetings, driving supplier partnerships with like minded innovative suppliers as well as working within a very busy product development led business, launching 150 products a year. You will have a proven track record in Packaging Technology within a FMCG environment with a heavy focus on innovation and the ability to demonstrate understanding of concept to launch critical path management with the major multiple retailers.


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson – greg@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson – neil@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young – gary@harrison-scott.co.uk

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson – george@harrison-scott.co.uk

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.