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Packaging Engineer (Plastics)

Job Title: Packaging Engineer (Plastics)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bromborough, Merseyside
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: MRA PM Wirral_1629364664
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description


up to £40,000 per annum

New site! Bromborough

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving manufacturing business at their brand new, state of the art facility in Bromborough.

This is a high-profile role and the site will be the first wholly-owned facility. As one of the first team members recruited at the site, you will have a pivotal role in establishing a high-performing manufacturing operation.

The site will use multiple newly acquired, industry-leading machines in the production of extrusion blow moulded bottles.

Job Purpose

The Project Manager/Packaging Manager will be pivotal in the successful launch and ongoing development of our clients first, dedicated manufacturing operation in the UK.

This high-profile role will execute and manage site-wide projects to agreed time scales and keep management informed of progress toward completion dates, recommend corrective actions where necessary.

Main responsibilities of the Project Packaging manager include:

  • Directing and managing all business-wide projects, including CAPEX, OPEX, Change & Transformation, NPI, improvements, on boarding new customers, and more.
  • Direct all project management phases
  • Set and manage project expectations with external and internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate and track various projects through an entire project life cycle
  • Develop a detailed project management plan to track project progress
  • Mentor, motivate, and supervise project stakeholders
  • Develop professional business relationships
  • Define the overall scope of the project
  • Prioritise the tasks of the project
  • Create and continuously update the project documentation
  • Create accurate forecasts for revenue and resource requirements
  • Partner with all departments to ensure work is done according to demands
  • Establish effective communication
  • Ensure team members have all the necessary information
  • Track work times and maintain accurate daily time sheets

Main Requirements of the Project Packaging Manger will ideally though not essentially include:

  • Previous experience in a similar Project Manager role within a manufacturing site
  • Prince2 qualification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Ability to manage relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

This is an exciting time to join the team, to be considered click 'APPLY' now or send a copy of your CV to

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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