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Packaging Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
28 October, 2021

Job Description

Our client, a global FMCG business, seeks a French speaking Packaging Manager for its new R&D site in greater Lille.

With an understanding of consumer expectations and technical knowledge, you will develop sustainable and consumer-centric packaging solutions for both new and existing portfolio products.


Packaging Manager, Lille, France


This client is partnered with us on a retained and exclusive basis, to deliver a new team in a state-of-the-art R&D centre that focuses on superior innovation within luxury food products.

As Packaging Manager, you will work on the design, development and launch of exciting new packaging solutions. Managing a team of Packaging Engineers, you will oversee all regulatory requirements of packaging over a leading food portfolio.

This role would suit candidates keen to be part of best-in-class operations – there will be opportunity to progress both on site and into other portfolio brands.

Focussed on packaging excellence, our client has a strong pipeline of new projects around sustainability, and is seeking a dedicated and passionate leader with the following skills:

  • Degree in any field of Engineering, or a Chemistry/Material Sciences degree
  • At least 5 years working with packaging technologies, such as cardboard, printing, injection mould design
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with R&D teams and packaging suppliers 
  • A deep understanding of regulation around safety, packaging technology and labelling for FMCG brands – previous experience working with a global brand is a strong advantage  
  • An understanding of sustainable packaging solutions
  • Management experience – either direct or indirect 
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Willingness to travel in Switzerland to partner sites, as well as abroad 


If you are interested in applying for this Packaging Manager role, please register your interest using the link above. Alternatively, please send your CV to in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007