Packaging Manager

  • Job Reference: HC/Packaging/T
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Recruiter: KHR - Recruitment Specialists
  • Location: Tonbridge, Kent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Holiday, bonus, pension, private medical
  • Sector: Warehousing & Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Packaging Manager
£35,000 - £40,000pa
Tonbridge, Kent
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm

KHR has partnered with a rapidly expanding manufacturer with an excellent reputation for high-quality goods, who is recruiting for a Packing and Dispatch Manager to join their team on a permanent contract.

As Packaging Manager, you will manage the day-to-day running of the packaging department and warehouse including both goods-in and goods-out, ensuring the customer's orders are packed and dispatched on time.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Responsible for the overall packaging activities in the department, managing goods in and goods out, and dispatching orders to customers
- Ensuring full compliance with the company Quality Manual and procedures as well as to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
- Responsible for the purchasing and inventory of packaging materials and finished products
- Responsible for managing a team of packaging operators handling various packing, picking and dispatching activities
- Responsible for the warehouse, maximising space and safety
- Responsible for all current and new customers packaging-related requirements
- Co-operating effectively with Managers from other departments to ensure that customer orders are prioritised, and quality standards are met
- Proactively implement new continuous improvement initiatives to increase departmental efficiency
- Ensuring the work proceeds in a safe, orderly manner and the packing department, warehouse and dispatch areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition
- Organising yearly end stock-take
- Deputise for staff reporting to the job holder as required

Candidate Profile

- Previous experience in a packaging role
- Experience working in a fast-paced warehousing environment
- Solid understanding of goods-in and goods-out processes
- Previous experience in a FMCG environment - advantageous
- Experience in a managerial/supervisory role
- Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

On top of the annual salary, you will also receive fantastic benefits including:

- Annual Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
- Private Medical Cover
- Cash Back Health Plan
- Competitive Pension scheme
- 26 Days Annual Leave

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