|Job Function||:||Research & Development|
|Salary Offered||:||As per the qualification & experience|
|Number of Vacancies||:||1|
Packaging Development Manager
A leading packaging products manufacturing company in Saudi Arabia require Packaging Development Manager
The Packaging Development Manager will be responsible for identifying, developing and driving the implementation of packaging solutions that add value in line with the business plan and group packaging strategy.
Control and monitor value-added packaging development.
Deliver presentations both internally and to retailers on packaging initiatives and developments.
Plan, coordinate and implement production trials within both the development and cost-saving processes.
To agree and maintain specifications for all packaging components.
To ensure competitive advantage with the implementation of a continuous improvement program for existing packaging materials.
Communicate a budget spend with the relevant budget holder and generate concept development visuals with external suppliers to illustrate packaging concepts.
Work with potential suppliers to develop tool drawings, models, pilot samples and sign off commissioned tooling for any new components.
Manage and prioritize a packaging development schedule.
Provide technical support/troubleshooting skills to the operations team as required.
Prepare or contribute to packaging-related justifications for capital expenditure.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of packaging technology, identifying those trends and developments which can enhance product performance and efficiency.
Continually review and improve the environmental and ethical impact of packaging and its development.
Ensure all packaging components are safe and meet all appropriate legislation.
Experience in a retail environment in a ‘hands-on’ Packaging Technical role with proficiency across a broad range of packaging materials and their respective machinery interfaces.
Sound understanding of:- business terminology, product to market and technical systems, common business tools and databases, Microsoft Office, SAP
Exceptional understanding of performance characteristics of flexible plastics, rigid plastics, carton board, corrugated & tins.
Experience in planning, managing and reviewing factory trials.
Qualified in Packaging, Engineering, Design or equivalent