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Packaging Manager

West Midlands

  • Reference: 387215
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive + car + benefits

  • Location: Coventry / Remote Working


Nigel Wright are pleased to be working with a multisite food manufacturing business that is looking to recruit a Packaging Manager. Part of a bigger group, this role offers the opportunity to lead on sustainability from a Packaging perspective and can be based in either the West Midlands or the North East of England. Travel across the sites will be required, however there will also be an opportunity for some home working. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for understanding the consumer and customer needs from a packaging point of view, assessing both technical requirements, recyclability and sustainability. You will develop a programme of works that delivers commercial growth and competitive advantage for their products. With a varied portfolio of products, and a desire to improve and reduce their packaging use, this is a complex and interesting role that will influence across 2 sites. 


In order to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Managing customer (retailer) relationships, working within FMCG - food preferred, but not essential 
  • Experience in packaging development, sustainability and managing a packaging strategy
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • An ability to work across multiple sites

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