New Product Development Manager

Industry / Sector / Domain

Consumer

Location

Mumbai

Experience Range

7-10 years

Company Profile

A global packaging firm backed by a leading investment finance conglomerate

Job Profile

  • Lead development of moulded fibre products and support sales teams in India and International Markets (US, EU, APAC)
  • Assess manufacturing practicality of new product designs for multiple industries. 
  • Design products that are at par with international shipping and packaging standards 
  • Identify and implement unique and customised solutions in moulded fiber space 
  • Ideate and drive  innovative packaging technologies to design new moulded fibre products
  • Collaborate multiple functions  from Finance, SCM, Sales & Marketing to understand product needs and share manufacturing workability reports and commercials 
  • Develop product prototypes based on the design for business teams globally
  • Partner with vendors in Asia for high-end production tools 
  • Design specifications, functional parameters and Quality norms for the products offered by the firm. 
  • Design and develop product validation protocols and implement them 
  • Manage Quality of products at every stage of the manufacturing process and supply chain 
  • Identify and implement cost-saving projects 

Candidate Profile

  • Qualified Packaging  Engineer from Indian Institute of Packaging or any other equivalent institute 
  • 7-10 years of experience in developing packaging products for Consumer / Healthcare industries 
  • Ability to manage multiple packaging projects
  • Should have an entrepreneur mindset and be self-driven. 
  • High ownership and outcome-oriented.
  • Data analytical skills to arrive at decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and strong influencing skills
  • Should be able to adapt to work in the fast-paced and agile environment 
  • Open to travel

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