NPD Technical Specialist – Glass & Closure 12 FTC

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Working cross-functionally to ensure that new developments, offer choice and are adequately specified, tested and approved to ensure the quality and performance of new products fully meet the expectations of all key stakeholders? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you!

We have recently undergone an extensive review of our New Packaging Development team and as a result have created a number of exciting new positions. We are looking for a NPD Technical Specialist – Glass & Closure to join our NPD Leaders and project managers to ensure successful delivery of the technical elements of packaging projects. Working in accordance with the project brief, you will ensure that the final product is developed within the defined NPD process and delivered ‘fit for purpose’, on time and within budget.

Based from our Head Office in Strathclyde Business Park, Bellshill where we bottle more than 12 million cases of spirit every year, this role will support and enable the ambitious plans of a growing global spirits company with a portfolio of premium brands, including Glenfiddich, Hendricks Gin and Sailor Jerry rum to name but a few.

As a vital member of the team you will be involved in a variety of exciting projects which will include:

We pride ourselves in embracing the pioneering spirit of our founder, continually seeking new ways to improve and develop, and sharing your ideas, expertise, knowledge and opinions will be encouraged as part of your day to day role.

You should be degree qualified or equivalent, or have substantial experience in an FMCG or packaging environment and have strong organisational skills and administrative aptitude. Knowledge of NPD processes and a Project Management qualification such as Prince 2 would be advantageous.

For comprehensive details of this exciting role and the skills required, please see the success profile by following the link below.

As the largest Scotch whisky distiller still remaining in family ownership, we take a long term view of our business and are committed to developing and supporting our people.