General Manager – Packaging Development & Technology

17 - 25 Years

Job Description

Job Context and Purpose :
Leads the new product development department (packaging material) to bring about breakthrough innovation that helps strengthen the company's competitive positioning. Plays a key role in conceptualizing, planning and operationalizing a particular product innovation. Prepares and maintains product portfolio and technology road map for the organization

Level Specific Accountabilities:
  1. Constantly review and present to the Management Business Cases for new Packaging Technology, Projects including Printing.
  2. Assess the requirement of the machine and make a URS so that, we can immediately start discussion with vendors.
  3. Help in identifying different substrates, collectively with Sale & Marketing Team; in order to develop a marketing & strategic plan for the products.
  4. Area where ACG will like to focus on APET related Substrates, Different Cold Form Foils, Lidding Foil with Hot Seal Lacquer and printing, CR & SF Foil, Low cross migration products like cold form with desiccant contact lens packaging, Suppository of different kinds, Laminated Pouches for Pharmaceutical and Health Care Industry including Medical devices.
  5. Follow the stage gate process for all Projects.
  6. Establish the preliminary and validated Quality Parameter for in process, incoming & outgoing quality for all new products under development.
  7. Make SOPs and train people.
  8. Collectively and jointly attend seminars and workshops with customers to make them understand and educate them on the need for high quality Aluminum Products and other substitutes.
  9. Work with Innovation team and help them in troubleshooting the Aluminum and other advanced packaging products.
  10. Attend all review meetings of new products and help in designing strategies for promoting the same.
  11. Work with ACG PAMPAC team on certain special projects that shall be assigned to periodically, especially in designing of Blister machinery and molds.
  12. Work closely with ACG Technoversity
  13. Help the Company to achieve global benchmarks / norms in yields, cycle time, processes, quality etc.
  14. Take such care of Company's assets entrusted to him as a responsible manager of normal prudence.
  15. Help in Technical Marketing and training of the technical service team for trouble shooting.

Required Candidate profile

BE- Plastics or Masters Degree in Polymer or a PhD in a related field with 20+years experience in Packaging Development/Innovation for Pharmaceutical, Food, FMCG, Medical packaging application.

Key Competencies:
  • Technical/Functional & Leadership Competencies
  • Technically Expert in Aluminum Foil based product range.
  • Strategic thinking
  • Competent in Analytical R&D
  • Packaging & Development of various Polymer based substrates for Pharma Packaging
  • Strong Understanding of future innovative trends in anti-counterfeit solutions
  • Knowledge of compliance in packaging needs for the future including all global regulatory requirements.
  • Team & People Development
  • Technical Training inside Company
  • Cross functional team working

Perks and Benefits 

Excellent perks and facilities, 5 days week, Company Car, Mediclaim, Term Insurance, Accident Insurance, Retiral Benefits

Salary: INR 1 Cr & above PA.

Industry:Printing / Packaging

Functional Area:Top Management

Role:Head/VP/GM-Packaging Development


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Plastics, Mechanical, B.Sc - Any Specialization

PG:MS/M.Sc(Science) - Physics, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, M.Tech - Plastics, Production/Industrial, Other Engineering, Mechanical

Doctorate:Ph.D - Chemical, Chemistry, Physics, Plastics, Production/Industrial, Mechanical, M.Phil. - Plastics

Company Profile

Corporate Placement and Liaisoning Services

Part of Indian MNC, 3000+Crore turnover Group. Leading manufacturer of High moisture barrier Packaging films for Pharma / Food / FMCG / Medical application. Has state of the art manufacturing facilities at Pune and Brazil.
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Contact Company:Corporate Placement and Liaisoning Services

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