• Holly Millen

Head of Packaging


To be considered for this exciting role please send your CV to holly@interpersonneluk.co.uk

Head of Packaging

£salary plus benefits

An exciting opportunity to join an industry leading organization as Head of Packaging. This role is to manage the Requisites and Stores departments, contributing to the overall success of the company.

Our client is an industry leading fresh produce provider to the UK food retail industry and are going from strength to strength. The right candidate will possess evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role and have a strong appreciation of the business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Day to day interfacing with account managers on packaging material, labels, outers and pallets.

  • Checking and signing off new artwork designs, ensuring designs are machine compatible, and legal.

  • Communication to our grower base re the UK retailers requirements for packaging material, labels, outers.

  • Adding value packaging development.

  • Due diligence on each retail account for packaging.

  • Training of staff internally and with our UK growers re packaging and labelling requirements.

  • Negotiating the cost of packaging material, labels, outers with suppliers

  • Managing the profit and loss for the packaging department

  • Managing the packaging requisites team based at the office

  • Interfacing with the technical department

  • Interfacing with the commercial team

  • Other ad hoc duties as required to support the business

Please note due to rural location own transport is advantageous.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role

  • Strong appreciation of the business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges

  • Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion

  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees

  • Good interpersonal skills and well-developed leadership and management skills, creativity and ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate

  • Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate

  • Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries

  • Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach

Interpersonnel are operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. Our all current vacancies are on our website www.interpersonneluk.co.uk/vacancies


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