Packaging Development Project Manager

Recruiter
Glenmorangie
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£40-£45k
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Ref
MPYC13899912
Specialist Area
Operations
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Exciting Opportunity
  • Excellent Career Development

About Our Client

Glenmorangie is part of the LVMH Group and are a global super-premium whisky brand acclaimed for their unparalleled commitment to quality.

This industry leading business combines generations of heritage with the desire to continue to challenge the bounds of possibility in single malt. Glenmorangie's single malts are acclaimed for their incredible smoothness, richness and intriguing complexity.

Creativity and innovation are part of our DNA. Over the years, They have ensured our success and established their legitimacy. This combination of creativity and innovation is the foundation of Glenmorangie and figures at the heart of the delicate balance required to continually renew their offer while resolutely looking to the future, always respecting their unique heritage.

They never compromise on quality. Because Glenmorangie embody the world of craftsmanship in its most noble and accomplished form, they pay meticulous attention to detail and to perfection. From products to service, Glenmorangie cultivate their difference through this constant quest for excellence.

Glenmorangie stimulates individual initiative by entrusting each person with significant responsibilities. Their entrepreneurial spirit encourages both risk-taking and perseverance. It requires pragmatic thinking and an ability to motivate teams, leading them to achieve ambitious objectives.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Innovation and new Product development and working closely with both the Operations and marketing teams, the main goals of the role is to develop and deliver new packaging and innovations across both brands and provide packaging technology expertise to the Company

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with Marketing to manage delivery of new product packaging on time to the correct costs and standards
  • Create and manage technical development time lines
  • Co-ordinate operational aspects of NPD projects through management of cross-functional teams
  • Provide expertise in packaging technology and technology innovations
  • Explore and introduce innovation and new technologies
  • Communicate status of all live projects across cross-functional teams
  • Carry out project risk reviews and manage complexity in new developments
  • Assist buyers in tender document preparation and participate in supplier selection
  • Supply information required for production and quality documentation
  • Manage artwork development and approval process
  • Prepare and maintain project related ISO documentation
  • Ensure all products are developed in accordance with luxury and visual perfection standards

The Successful Applicant

Professional experience:

Proven experience in a role requiring expertise in packaging and project management ideally in a premium/luxury sector.

This role will be based at the Edinburgh Head Office so if you are out with a commuting distance from Edinburgh this role will require a relocation which the company are open to.

Technical & management skills:

  • Expertise in packaging materials, (relevant degree or industrial experience) is essential
  • Proven project management (eg Prince 2 Qualified) would be beneficial however not essential
  • Commercially aware (Business experience)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Collaborative mind set
  • Knowledge of legal and mandatory requirements for packaging materials (eg REACH Regulations)

Personal & interpersonal skills:

  • Strong communicator, good organisational skills, and ability to work across functions and cultures.
  • Influencing & negotiating skills
  • Highly organised
  • Analytical (understands technical aspects/fine detail)
  • Detail Focused
  • Self-managing
  • Attention to detail

What's on Offer

Salary 40-45k dependent on experience + bonus + private health care + pension + excellent company benefits.

Potential help with relocation costs.

 

Ref Code: MPYC13899912Z