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Assistant Project Manager - Packaging

Employer
ECS Resource Group Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Contract / Freelance
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager - Packaging

Location - Trafford Park (Some travel involved)

Salary - 13ph - 20ph

1 Year Contract

My client is a global FMCG company that produces well-known brands in health and beauty, cleaning products, and food and beverages. They are now looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join their team on a year-long project focusing on a specific UK-based project.

Your responsibilities in the role

  • Providing support to the Europe Packaging manager on a daily basis as needed
  • From time to time acting as Technical project leader / Packaging workstream leader for key packaging projects in the UK
  • Developing and designing packaging to the packaging action standards for each packaging material
  • Responsible for the creation, development and completion of packaging specifications and P&Ps (Packaging & Palletisation specs) in the company data system for all key innovations, redesigns or activities for packaging.
  • Daily interactions with the factory teams and Europe packaging manager
  • Reporting to the Packaging Director with a dotted line to the Europe Packaging Manager
  • Managing key contacts and connections with key packaging suppliers

Skills and experience

  • Experienced packaging engineer/developer/ designer for 3+ years.
  • Experienced in dealing with different packaging materials particularly paper and board, flexibles, and aseptic packaging.
  • Basic awareness of business acumen e.g. cost of goods, gross margins, etc
  • Minimum 3+ years in FMCG/Retail
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in packaging materials, engineering, design, or equivalent

Further details are provided upon application.

ECS Recruitment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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