Technical Design Manager, Packaging Solutions - East Midlands

West Midlands Region
To GBP50,000 plus car & benefits pa
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Globally renowned Packaging Solutions design & manufacturer at the forefront of the Retail, Food & Beverage industry seek an experienced, innovative & intelligent Packaging Design Manager to lead their multi site Technical Development team.

Developing strong relationships with Customers, assessing technical issues and delivering innovative packaging solutions, you will lead and develop a team of Technical Designers and Sample Makers. Effective at the Client interface, you will not only lead a diversely skilled creative & technical team, but also make a strong personal contribution to the Creative, Constructional & cost effective Design output of an array of Retail ready packaging and carton solutions.

Delivering a variable & volume centric array of Client demands & projects, you will lead & drive a first class and value added service to their Customers, working closely with both internal and external customers, developing a comprehensive understanding of the Company's innovative product range and offering an expanded technical liaison & support to customers across an existing portfolio and importantly, an innovative array of new products.

You must be strongly CAD & IT proficient as you will also have full responsibility for the maintenance and further development of their Esko WebCenter & ArtiosCAD Enterprise systems.

You must have a genuine working understanding of Supply Chain management and managing product life cycle, providing technical leadership and working closely with the Sales division & outsource suppliers where needed, as you will also control the ordering process for production tooling, dies, cyrel/coating blankets and window stencils.

As a valued member of this organisations onward investment, you will be given all the tools to assist you in achieving both the Business' and your own personal development aspirations, so we seek an individual with excellent technical knowledge & experience, but it must be combined with professionalism, gravitas and Business aspiration, where you will quickly grasp the Company values & drive growth, effectiveness & value through your empowered & mentored Technical Design team