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PACKAGING DEVELOPER I

GURGAON, HR, IN, 122001

It's an exciting time to be in APZ - McCormick's growth region. Our business here is transforming in remarkable ways. From the rice and spice fields of India and South East Asia to Australia's herb farms, our mosaic of rich distinct cultures inspires the boldest of flavours.  Our headquarters and TIC in Singapore, along with our new and transformed facilities in Thailand, India and Australia are powering our regional growth ambitions. Here you'll find a culture that celebrates the best of both; the energy of and pulse of a startup and the solid legacy of our McCormick brand.  We're a region on the rise - bold, committed and hungry - so only changemakers need apply!

Main Purpose:

 

  • This role is responsible to deliver packaging solutions for the Flavour Solutions and Consumer India business and manage all aspects of packaging development projects from concept to commercialization.
  • Projects include new product development, cost savings, re-engineering, process improvements, innovation and sustainability

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manages the packaging component of all consumer and industrial projects.
  • Maintains all packaging specifications
  • Provide technical support to cross-functional teams on packaging related matters
  • Develops plans and works closely with SC and Procurement on process and packaging material cost improvements (CCI) and to ensure purpose led performance (PLP) sustainability targets on track
  • Lead the local transition and factory scale up of new product concepts from business units supply chain hub. Responsible to coordinate product and packaging scale up.
  • Maintains close links with procurement to packaging suppliers to ensure MKC quality, technical support, sustainability, innovation and re-engineering expectations are met.
  • Controls resources to deliver packaging NPD, cost saving and trouble shooting for based primarily at McCormick India plant.

 

Qualifications/Requirements

 

  • 5 years Packaging Development experience.
  • Experience in the food industry, product development/quality assurance preferred.
  • In-depth understanding, application of concepts, principles, procedures in the technical area as well as multiple functions outside of the packaging area.
  • Analytical thought required to evaluate and resolve issues for an array of situations.
  • Creative, mathematical decision making required for both business units.
  •  Ability to quickly assess right course of action and enact to keep projects on time.
  • Establishes strong and positive working relationships with internal customers and external customers as needed.
  • Fosters a positive and trusting environment within the Product Development team.

Our ambitions are bold. If you are a change-maker with a passion for flavour and an appetite for a good challenge, come have a seat at our table.  Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  If you are a qualified applicant, you will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.