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Packaging Development Manager

Job title: Packaging Development Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: No
Salary: $110K - $150K
Reference: 444792
Contact name: Nora Gillern

Job description

Our client is a well known and established multi-brand fragrance company that is looking for a new Packaging and Sourcing Manager to join their team!

The position is office based 4 days/ week and remote 1 day/week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides comprehensive feasibility and influence of each concept or package in terms of manufacturability, cost of goods, investments, and preliminary lead times
  • Works with outside vendor and subcontracting partners to define specifications, design criteria, quality parameters, and expectations from component production through filling and assembly
  • Responsible for recommendation of sourcing and supply chain strategy within a global portfolio of vendors
  • Ensures all programs meet the needs of the Brand while maintaining design, quality, cost, functionality, manufacturability objectives, and on time delivery
  • Evaluates risks and develop clear mitigation plans to the Operations team
  • Drives innovation by presenting new packaging concepts, technologies, and market trends both within and outside of the industry to continuously support innovation
  • Supports on-going business to ensure stock coverage
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum 4 years in Cosmetic or Fragrance industry, or other relevant consumer goods organizations with proven development experience
  • Relevant understanding of packaging manufacturing, contract manufacturing production processes
  • Technical competency and materials knowledge including but not limited to:
  • Injection molding
  • Glass forming and decoration
  • Dispensing systems
  • Folding carton/rigid box design
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation; comfortable and credible with both internal and external partners
  • Self-starter who will thrive in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Possess a strong sense of urgency and ability to multi-task and pivot
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