Head Of Packaging Development, City Of Canada Bay Council

Australia, New South Wales, City Of Canada Bay Council
Last update 2023-09-22
Expires 2023-10-22
ID #1844085203
Head Of Packaging Development, City Of Canada Bay Council
Australia, New South Wales, City Of Canada Bay Council,
Modified September 14, 2023


Head of Packaging Development page is loaded Head of Packaging Development Apply locations Chiswick Park time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id JR22493 Want to help us bring happiness to the world? Want to join an ambitious and fast growing global biscuits and confectionery business investing heavily in iconic global brands, infrastructure and people? Then this is the place for you. As proud bakers and chocolatiers and custodians of iconic global brands, we don’t compromise on the quality of ingredients in our products or on the people we hire. We are looking for entrepreneurial spirits who share our passion for bringing happiness to our consumers and who embody our Winning Traits. To succeed at pladis you need to be purpose-led , resilient and positive to succeed here because we expect pace and agility , we insist on collaboration and demand accountability. If that is your thing, then pladis offers global ambition, a clear Vision and roadmap for success, challenge, and unrivalled opportunities to learn and make an impact Click “Apply” to get started. What will this role achieve? Pladis operates in a highly competitive market within both the branded and private label sectors. Within pladis, packaging proficiency is a key opportunity area to drive value, innovate and simplify how we run our business. As Head of Packaging Development, you will lead the packaging program for savoury brands, ensuring the alignment of resources, skills and capabilities to deliver the innovation pipeline, value improvement, and future packaging technology solutions. The role will also help to implement the pladis packaging materials sustainability strategy for the Savoury Portfolio. As a member of R&D, you will lead on the definition and implementation of Packaging productivity opportunities across the full UK&I packaging portfolio and represents R&D Packaging Development in regional partner reviews. Key Relationships: Forming strategic partnerships with Head of Product Development, Marketing Director, and Commercialisation Controller for Savoury sector as well as core partnership with Regional and Global procurement leads. What will be your key deliverables? Delivery of Packaging programme for the pladis savoury portfolio, working closely with Marketing and Product Development Lead a team of Packaging professionals to identify and qualify new package design & development building blocks (materials, technologies, functionalities) to provide savoury Brands with superior consumer experience, on time, cost and quality. Lead the Efficiency pillar for the UK&I Packaging Development Strategy agenda. Defines and drives the R&D productivity strategy for full UK&I packaging portfolio including identification of future pipeline of cost out opportunities Budget management for the Savoury part of the packaging program. Work with marketing director/s and customer teams to drive formats programme (PFF) aligned to channel strategy for savoury portfolio to ensure optimised formats aligned to price points, consumer needs and shopper missions. Work across key internal interfaces (Operations, MKT, Procurement, SQSE) to reach the best collective efficiency, short term, midterm. Approval ownership of packaging specifications, ensuring consistent and high level of content, and implementation regional aligned processes for the savoury portfolio Help deliver pladis Sustainability targets and initiatives for different packaging material groups within the Savoury portfolio Bring your experience Degree (or equivalent) in Packaging, Engineering. Technical mastery of packaging development (developing and implementing innovative packaging solutions, as an expert in multiple packaging technologies). Previous successful experience of developing, leading and delivering portfolio of projects combined with excellent communication, influencing and project management skills. High level of understanding of packaging/equipment interface and development tools with appropriate material, design, consumer research, analytical and supply chain insight Desirable: 5-8yrs Food packaging development experience Sustainability WK / LE. Packaging legislation WK (EU) and knowledge of LCA. Our Purpose Bring happiness with every bite It’s a purpose that every one of our colleagues, all around the world believes in. And while we’re all unique, we also share the same values. Each of our values is important on its own. In combination they’re incredibly powerful. Our values have deep personal meaning to us. They’re part of who we are and what we stand for as an employer Living our pladis values is a key part of success, look out for questions in your interview that link to these key pladis values. Our Values Purpose led – We’re energised and guided by our purpose to bring happiness with every bite Agile – We’re ever evolving, we never stand still, always improving for our customers and our consumers Positive – We’re highly motivated optimistic, courageous, and we inspire each other to be better Resilient - We’re persistent in the face of setbacks, quick to adapt, learn and move forward Collaborative – We gain strength from operating as one pladis, winning and succeeding together. Best mix of ingredients pladis is an equal opportunities employer, like every great recipe we’re a thoughtful mix. A happy and inclusive place to work that’s as diverse as our consumers and the communities we support, live and work in, all around the world. Where every voice is heard, and difference is celebrated. Where fresh perspectives and new ideas help us grow and thrive. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform key job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. pladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List. If you are a recruitment agency and wish to submit candidate to be considered for this vacancy, you must have agreed to, and signed, our terms of business. We will not accept CVs from any other sources other than those currently on our PSL. We will not pay a fee for any candidate that has not been represented by a provider on our PSL. About Us About us p ladis was formed in 2016 and is the proud steward of more than 300 years of family baking and confectionery experience. A global snacking company, pladis is based in the UK and is home to beloved brands including McVitie’s and Ulker. We are also proud to distribute a carefully curated range of GODIVA chocolates exclusively for consumer-packaged goods channels around the world. pladis also owns regional brands such as Jacob’s, go ahead, Carr’s, Flipz, BN, Verkade and many more, delighting consumers with a wide range of snacking options including sweet and savoury biscuits, wafer, cake, chocolate, gum and candy. Our Central Idea; 'We promise happiness to the world with every bite', extends beyond our products. For pladis it also means a genuine care and commitment to providing a happy and equal opportunity workplace for our people. For more information, please visit : For our Privacy policy please click here

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Head of packaging development
Min. Salary: 5.000

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