Innovation Project Manager

Manufacturing and Production
Carrington, UK PERMANENT Manufacturing and Production
  • Salary Type: ANNUAL
  • Pay Rate: £0.00
  • Salary: £30,000.00 - £45,000.00

Innovation Project Manager – National Development Centre PM11

We have been instructed to find an Innovation Project Manager for one of our corrugated packaging clients

This is an exciting opportunity which is based in the National Development Centre (NDC) in Carrington, Manchester. The position offers a successful candidate an opportunity to join the National development team working with both internal & external customers across the UK & Ireland.

The Innovation Project Manager will create and manage proactive development pipelines for agreed European & National accounts and ensure the strategic objectives are met by working closely with the customers and the companies account management & regional technical teams.

The ability to be both creative & proactive will be as important as the technical & product based knowledge that will be required to identify and develop End to End value optimisation solutions using the full suite of available tools.

Key requirements of the role are…..

  • Visiting both existing and new potential customers across UK & Ireland
  • Complete customer supply chain business audits for the purpose of creating E2E Cost of Ownership solutions
  • Build relationships with key customer and target customer contacts
  • Work independently to create solution-based sales proposals
  • Where appropriate take the technical & design lead for key potential customer opportunities
  • Fully support & collaborate with technical colleagues across the UK&I regions
  • Achieve key KPI targets associated with customer contractual agreements
  • Lead key customer based design solution projects

This position would suit someone who…..

  • Possesses a corrugate design background
  • Competent Project Manager
  • Computer literate including Artios CAD, Adobe Creative suite, PowerPoint, etc
  • Capable of working under pressure & too strict tight deadlines
  • Able to work independently and use initiative but remain a supportive team member
  • An incisive but informed decision maker
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills
  • A current understanding of the ‘Key’ retailer & E comm demands and trends
  • A competent understanding of print capabilities – Flexo/HQPP
  • Previous experience of auto case packer solutions – preferred
  • Able to synthesize information quickly and apply a practical direction

If you are interested in applying for this position then please send you Cv through to The Staffing Experts.

This position is advertised with the permission of the Client and The Staffing Experts are acting as an agent providing recruitment services to the Client.


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