Sr. Manager/manager – Packaging

10 - 16 Years

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for End to End packaging development and designing activity for new products (primary, secondary, tertiary packaging)
Planning and coordinating activities for KLD &specifications of packaging components.
Development of a prototype for packaging concept approval & for manufacturing trials.
Responsible for Development, Implementation, Maintenance and cost optimization of rigid and flexible components.
Setting the specification of raw materials and finished goods
Ensuring compliance to legal metrology & regulatory guidelines
Identify new materials and its suppliers to facilitate sourcing of packaging material for new product development.
Collaborate with cross functional teams for various processes, guidelines and policies. 
Identify alternate packaging technology/materials in order to reduce the cost of the material thereby improving margins and the companys bottom line.
Conducting periodical reviews of packaging materials & processes to reduce packaging material costs & wastages.
Providing input in deciding packaging materials for new product briefs. Developing SOPs to validate new packaging materials thru trials & setting testing protocols.
Preparation of plan for periodical audits at manufacturing units and vendors to ensuring proper quality checks.
Resolving quality complaints regarding packaging.
Artwork development co-ordinate for approval and proofing for printed materials and issue shade card for the same.
Preparation of strategies for packaging development for timely delivery of all New Packaging initiatives / services as per customer requirement in full meeting all quality requirements.
Developing Checking methods / process for getting defect free packaging materials for new packaging materials.
Conduct gap analysis of existing packaging material related processes / methods to suggest improvements plans in terms of cost / quality and productivity.
Interaction with 3P Manufacturers
Ensuring alignment within internal functions Operations, Quality, Procurement, marketing & International Business on packaging-related activities
Working closely with the R&D Head and offering thought leadership to drive the packaging innovation agenda

Education Qualification:

M.Sc (Packaging)/Diploma or PG in Packaging Technology (preferably from IIP)


10-12 years of relevant work experience (preferably in the FMCG R&D domain)
Mandatory: Good communication skills, inter-personal skill, leadership &learning skills;

Decisions on grooming people, spotting talent
- Implementing lab safety protocols
- Purchase of new packaging equipment / instruments
- Issuing Transit Trial reports


- Infuse innovation culture within R&D function and deliver multiple packaging innovations
working with the Head-R&D
- Managing projects and ensure completion of agreed deliverables on packaging workstream as per the timelines
- Inculcate risk assessment and risk management within the packaging innovation team
- To maintain utmost rigor in packaging development and integrity in compiling data & reporting results
- Developing people within the packaging team and build talent
- Stakeholder management
- Servicing brand marketing by gaining clarity of purpose and ensuring speed of response

Salary: INR Best In Industry

Industry:FMCG / Foods / Beverage

Functional Area:Packaging

Role:Packaging Development Executive/Manager

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


PG:MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Any Specialization

Company Profile


SnapSeaarch (formerly known as PharmaHood Consultants) operates as an extended HR arm for its clients, providing Recruitment services to MNCs and Business Conglomerates across India. The organization was founded in 2003 for serving mainly the Healthcare sector and has since grown the company in this decade's time to serve 17 different industry verticals today. Today SnapSeaarch is amongst the "Top 3 Preferred Recruitment Services Partner" for its long-standing clients. SnapSeaarch has been known in the executive search names through its Process, People and Passion to mark a difference in each and every assignment takes up. All 3 Ps at SnapSeaarch marks difference with their quality uncompromised for the entire process.

SnapSeaarch is in the midst of another record setting year to get covered in the Consultants Review Magazine as the pioneers in the Recruitment industry. We have been recognized as "India's 10 Most Promising Recruitment Consultants-2018" in the Consultant Review Magazine March 2018 edition.
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Recruiter Name:Agna Shukla

Contact Company:SnapSeaarch



Address :11th Floor, 1108 Abhishree Adroit, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad


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