Senior Manager, Packaging

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Morris Plains, NJ
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Hand over a proved feasibility to Supply Chain Packaging

  • Accountable and responsible for a technically ready executable package up to delivery. Collaborate with the assigned factory team(s) during all phases of new projects.
  • Qualify production tools and  Validate Packaging Lines
  • Ensure final product quality & design integrity compared to marketing’s approved packaging definition.

 

Contribute Packaging Test Methods maintenance (in coordination with QA)

  • Update and standardize Test methods
  • Communicate to Suppliers on relevant test methods
  • Drive ideation actions and related programs to convert into innovative products

 

UPSTREAM INNOVATION

  • Contribute to the Technology Roadmap for blue-sky innovation.
  • Support Innovation Council and Technology Platforms programs
  • Keep up-to-date with latest packaging technology, market trends, and materials (trade shows, trade literature, professional memberships, suppliers’ visits, attendance of pertinent seminars & conferences).
  • Collaborate with strategic suppliers on exploration and development of prospective innovative products or technology for Coty’s exclusive use.

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS:

 

PEOPLE SKILLS / SOFT SKILLS:

  • Team management
  • Ability to function with ease in both marketing and technical environments.
  • Creating positive relationships and receptive atmosphere with the Business partners through the appropriate management of their expectations and agreed objectives.   
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated and self-disciplined individual, able to work in relative autonomy.
  • Demonstrated performance agility in a rapidly changing work environment.
  • Ability to perform under pressure and stay focus on targets

 

CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION:

  • Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, and uses innovative approaches (“out of box”).
  • Possess technical curiosity
  • Share new ideas with Technical global community
  • Support prospective development work

 

EXPERENCE / EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated broad and in-depth knowledge of packaging materials and processes.
  • Good ability to perform Design validation, Risk analysis, and Costing
  • Demonstrated ability to well translate packaging concepts to final technical components drawings, specifications, and the related industrial processes (including analyzing all technical and functional aspects of the package).
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as a Packaging Development professional in the Beauty industry
  • Experience in leading developments from design phase to in-market delivery (including tooling and production line qualification)
  • Track record of successful in market launches, technical and organizational innovations
  • Experience and strength in collaboration with both internal (including Marketing, Procurement and Manufacturing) and external stakeholders (including suppliers, design agencies and fashion houses)
  • Able to travel when required by strategic programs (global suppliers, Coty plants)
  • Professional fluency in English
  • Academic qualifications: Masters in sciences
  • CAD literacy will be a plus

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