Packaging Development Coordinator

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
02 Oct 2021
Closes
15 Nov 2021
Ref
148427-en_GB
Function
Operations
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Successful candidate will oversee all apparel, retail and digital packaging developments. Responsible for end to end development of new packaging, continuous improvement, quality assurance as well as managing standard processes and procedures for packaging development, introduction and launch.
Key contact internally and externally ensuring technical and quality specifications are met on time and within budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project lead for technical development of all new packaging. Co-ordinate brief, samples and development critical path.
  • Create, implement and apply standard procedures for packaging development.
  • Define packaging testing requirements in accordance to Burberry quality standards (colour fastens, transit tests and industrialisation trials).
  • Identify ways to improve existing products (cost, raw material, sustainability, quality and production productivity)
  • Maintain appropriate product data base (technical briefs, BOMs, technical specifications, drawings, artworks and technical reports).
  • Apply knowledge cross functionally to highlight risks or milestone conflicts throughout all development.
  • Analyse and approve supplier technical drawings for production launch
  • Manage the technical and functional testing at appropriate stages of development.
  • Partner with QA/C and Responsibility Teams to ensure quality standards are met for all products.
  • Own and manage certification stages in accordance with the pre-determined governance approach.
  • Create required supporting documentation, user guides for launch of new items.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Relevant experience in packaging development or project management within a packaging environment.
  • Strong end to end understanding of Supply Chain Operations.
  • Used to working across multiple complex projects to strict deadlines.
  • Packaging Project lead experience - end to end processes, product development, technical design and industrialisation.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with peers and cross-functional business partners.
  • Diligent, great eye for detail, good foresight and problem solving skills
  • Collaborative approach with good communication skills (both written and verbal) with experience in presenting and training new concepts.
  • Flexible and adaptable and willing to learn.
  • Enthusiastic, inquisitive and self-motivated.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Suite - specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Desirable working knowledge - Adobe Suite

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