• Operational Support
  • SE Wales

Resourcing Partnership

Packaging Project Manager – 884308


Responsible for the coordination and delivery of new product and existing product development with our customer base and in supporting them with issue resolution. As part of the Quality Department, this role provides a key interface with Operations, Engineering and the Sales and Customer Service teams.

The Role:

  • Troubleshoot issues with existing customers
  • Work with customers on proposed material and specification changes
  • Plan, execute and evaluate on site product trials
  • Identify with customers opportunities for improvement or innovation based on their needs
  • Provide insight into the voice of the customer from a technological angle
  • Keep updated on emerging materials and technological trends in the addressable market, inform key internal stakeholders and make recommendations for internal change where required
  • Monitor changes in legislation / political landscape for implications on materials usage, recyclability, waste, consumer buying habits and develop appropriate solutions for the business
  • Monitor advances in manufacturing / materials technology which could facilitate the company’s growth
  • Work in tandem with the Sales team to develop commercial proposals
  • Apply rigorous NPDI Project Management discipline to potential new products and innovations
  • Establish fit for purpose standards through factory trials
  • Escalate technological issues to either Head of Quality or Sales Director
  • Working in collaboration with the broader Group, attending meetings on central discussions regarding key topics such as innovation, material changes and sustainability


The Person:

  • Degree in Packaging strongly preferred. Alternatively, a degree in Materials Science / Chemistry
  • At least four years’ experience gained in a similar Technological role
  • Experience of working in an integrated manufacturing environment
  • Experience of dealing face to face with customers, most of whom are significant, high-profile accounts of strategic importance
  • Strong project management skills, preferably with formal project management training
  • IT Literate across the range of Microsoft products


Our Referral Incentive:

Due to the high amount of interest that we receive for each of our roles unfortunately we cannot respond to each application individually, therefore if you do not hear back from us you have not been shortlisted for this role. Please continue to check our website for any other roles which may be of interest.

We offer a £500 referral if you introduce someone we place – see our website for details

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

To apply for this job email your details to info@rp-ltd.com.

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