Business Director - Technical Packaging

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Business Director - Technical Packaging for a new and exciting opportunity in the fast growth Technical Packaging/Polymers division of our clients' business.

This is a hands-on business directorship role, requiring a strong technical understanding of a polymers market and practical ‘stage-gate’ innovative NPD project management. This is a commercially focused business leadership role. You will need an understanding of market and competitor analysis and best approach tactics in the market, plus be willing to travel for face-to-face client liaison with sales.

You must have strong commercial awareness and be able to build effective relationships with global clients, suppliers, third party agents, authorities, and governing bodies besides working closely and collaboratively with all internal functions, including R&D, HSE, Operations and Commercial Sales. This role will require your willingness to travel globally.

We would like to hear from you if you are a commercially-focused, ideally PhD in Polymer Chemistry or a related subject, and with Project Management skills (Prince 2) and an additional Business or Commercial Qualification. You must have substantial Technical and NPD management experience gained in other highly regulated B2B manufacturing environments, such as Tobacco, FMCG, Food, Packaging, Chemicals, or from another Textiles/Advanced Materials/Coatings company and be capable of managing a high growth Business arena.

Role: Business Director - Technical Packaging

Location: West Country

Salary: Attractive salary, benefits package + excellent incentive scheme


If you believe you have the requisite experience necessary to succeed in this role, we would like to hear from you. To apply, in the first instance please forward your CV quickly to Anita Caldwell at RMG, as the sole retained recruitment adviser for this position, quoting reference AC/12801/w

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