Within the Perfume business unit based in Neuchâtel and in order to strengthen our Packaging Development Department, we are recruiting a
Packaging Development Associate Manager
Reporting to our Packaging Development Senior Manager, you ensure execution of new packaging development on key projects, considering both sustainability and environmental objectives.
In this role, you collaborate closely with the marketing teams on the perfume packaging creation. You perform feasibility studies for conception, timing, risks, costing and marge calculation. As the key contact of our suppliers, you brief the best partners accordingly to our needs.
You ensure the technical development of components (set-up and conditioning) and coordinate industrialization with Quality, Operations and suppliers. You also guarantee at technical level the fulfilment of the quality requirements, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Regulatory Compliance and suggest improvements within all the process.
Thanks to your interpersonal skills, your innovation and your creativity, you actively contribute to the value analysis and costing optimization. You participate in competition analysis and benchmarking and build up reporting.
Holder of a degree in Engineering, you have a specialization in Packaging (ESIEC or ESEPAC) or in Materials. You have a minimum of 3 years professional experience in a packaging production or development environment preferably within the Perfume, Cosmetics or Spirits industry. Some knowledge of production processes, techniques, packaging (glass; plastic; metal; box or textile) is an asset. You have excellent skills in Projects Management and good knowledge of MS Office and SAP. You are fluent in French and English, Italian being an advantage.
You have an analytical mind and you can solve problems with effective solutions. Rigorous, you are action and result oriented and are able to multitask effectively. Your communication and negotiation skills ensure excellent relationships with your team and suppliers. Thanks to your team spirit, you easily gain trust and support of peers and encourage the collaboration. Reliable and organized you make decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadline and pressure. Finally, your entrepreneurial and curious mind-set enables you to bring broad knowledge and perspective.