Sr. Packaging Design Manager-CPG/FMCG/Grocery

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 04-30-2018
The Senior Packaging Manager leads a team of Packaging Managers to coordinate and create production artworks.
Essential Functions
  • Help manage the creation of packaging guidelines, including technical guides and artwork standards
  • Lead team of packaging managers to develop US-centric production artworks based on US-based brand strategy, US labeling compliance , and US cultural norms.
  • Lead communication with cross-functional teams including purchasing, label compliance, Quality Assurance, branding, and engineering
  • Oversee development of packaging process
  • Build culture of collaboration and teamwork with other senior managers on the Packaging & Design team
  • Mentor and provide professional development opportunities for packaging managers
  • Supervise, manage, and direct a team of packaging managers, analysts, and assistants
  • Liaise with external vendors to ensure application of all required information to product packaging
  • Oversee packaging execution across multiple product categories, and varying packaging structures
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to deliver accurate artwork within scope, on time, and on budget
  • Analyze, synthesize and report data
  • Ability to independently make day-to-day decisions in accordance with overall strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigne
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Experience in and strong fundamental knowledge of consumer product packaging requirements, and application of information on packaging for the grocery retail environment
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Excellent  organization skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and motivate direct reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years of packaging design project management experience; preferably in the CPG / FMCG or grocery retail environment
Travel Requirements
  • This position requires overnight domestic travel less than 25% of the time
  • This position requires overnight international travel less than 25% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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