Head of Packaging Engineering - FMCG

Pod Talent
01 Mar 2019
06 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Packaging Engineering - FMCG

Pod Talent are currently working exclusively with a leading Multinational FMCG business on a Head of Packaging Engineering position. This company enjoyed a strong and very successful 2018 and have major plans in packaging innovation for 2019, as such bringing the right candidate on board for this position is crucial for them.

Key Responsibilities:

* You will be responsible for managing 4 high speed packaging lines, directly line managing a packaging manager and indirectly managing 70+ people.

* Your typical day to day will be split between operational leadership, strategic leadership and long term planning.

* From the operational side you will be driving performance of the packaging lines ensuring that all hourly/daily targets are met, conducting daily reviews to properly manage this.

* You will be responsible for organising routine, preventative and corrective maintenance within the packaging department

* Effective performance management of your reports ensuring that they are correctly trained and motivated

* Manage the annual packaging budget

* Review packaging engineering spend and inventory levels

* Encourage and actively support standardised problem solving methodologies, including Gemba Kaizen, RCA & Six Sigma


Strong experience leading a team in a high speed packaging facility

Ideally degree level educated in Engineering related discipline

CAPEX experience along with experience managing budgets is essential

Excellent understanding of Lean TPM

Strong people management experience, natural leader and motivator

Proven track record of bringing change into an organisation

Results Oriented Individual

Contact - Carl Costigan

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