Packaging Project Manager

Posted 02 May 2023
LocationCounty Kildare
Job type Permanent
Discipline Quality & Laboratory
Contact NamePatricia Deane

Job description

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment are seeking to recruit a Packaging Project Managerfor our well-established client, based in the Kildare area.

This is a permanent position, this role is for someone who is systems and process driven with a passion for continuous improvement, technology, and sustainability. You will have and develop an in-depth knowledge within specific areas of Materials and Food Science and up to date packaging insights and processing technologies.


Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Manages projects from packaging design and sourcing to industrial execution ensuring structural performance, quality, cost improvements, food safety and complexity management.

  • Actively supports all packaging related NPD projects.

  • Leads projects to support new product launches and continuous improvements.

  • Champion within the business for physical & digital Labelling systems.

  • Business Central lead working cross-functionally to maintain and systematically improve the core ERP system.

  • Keep Innovating the internal digital control and communication systems including MS (SharePoint, Teams, One Note, Power Apps...), Asana.


What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Food Science or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years of packaging or material related technical experience, ideally in a food manufacturing environment or similar.

  • Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize multiple activities simultaneously.

  • Understanding of Food Safety & Quality Management systems.

  • Good working knowledge using IT systems including Microsoft Office.

  • Willing to travel as required.

Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Patricia.

Full job spec available on request.

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