Packaging Coordinator – FMCG (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Permanent Role With High Profile Food Manufacturer
  • Rare Opportunity to Progress your Career in FMCG
  • Personal Growth and Competitive Salary on Offer



Our client is a well-known and highly respected Food Manufacturer. They are part of a global, diversified international group employing over 100,000 employees worldwide. With clarity on future direction and clearly defined values, our client is one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest food manufacturers.



The Packaging Coordinator role is based in Regional Victoria and reports to the Packaging Manager. The core role components are to design, develop, specify and commercialise packaging components to meet business requirements. Some of the duties associated with this role include:

  • Lead packaging projects, including coordination with other departments as part of cross-functional teams
  • Assist in identifying packaging NPD and cost saving opportunities
  • Supply packaging spec brief to Marketing for new graphics
  • Determine and manage all technical requirements that need to be incorporated into new/updated graphics including concept art approval process between Marketing, designer & printer/prepress
  • Arrange and manage production trials, including post trial communication within cross functional teams to ensure project progress within scope and on time
  • Maintain packaging material specifications for assigned project work
  • Provide technical support for packaging related issues to the manufacturing plant
  • Identify cost savings and packaging improvement processes



To be successful in your application you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor degree or Diploma in Packaging, Engineering, Science, Manufacturing or other related discipline
  • Over five years experience in a packaging development role, ideally within a consumer goods manufacturing environment
  • Project management skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel & Word
  • Self-motivated & ability to develop robust plans including contingency and risk mitigation alternatives
  • Structured approach to problem solving
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems  (preferably SAP)
  • Experience with CAPE Pack (palletisation) well regarded
  • High level computer literacy, good time management and organisation skills are a must
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and cross functional communication skills are essential for this role



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours; or after hours, Peter on 0413 602 758. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role.

Given we receive numerous applications every day, CS Executive Group can only respond to candidates who are being considered for shortlisting. However, should you not receive any follow-up communication from one of our team, please note your contact details and the submitted resume are retained on our ‘Talent Pool’ database allowing our consideration of you in the future when suitable roles arise.

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