Packaging Innovation Manager

10-100 employees
B2B Commerce

Job Description

This role is for a Packaging Innovation Manager, who will play an integral role in identifying innovations in Packaging for Cirkla.

Why join us?

  • Impact:Be a part of the early team of a business that will create a large meaningful impact on the planet while being profitable.
  • Wealth creation: Competitive CTC and early stage ESOPs.
  • Culture: People who are super-driven, grounded and nice to work with!

Job Profile

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for independently driving innovations in sustainable Packaging materials for Cirkla.
  •  Prepare market intelligence and technology trends analysis and create presentations & reports.
  •  Develop network of Institutes and Researchers who have worked on unique materials & technologies that can be applied in Packaging.
  • Identify commercially scalable innovations globally and understand cost structure of these technologies.
  • Lead and conduct proof-of-concept or pilot projects, working with internal and external partners to prove technical scalability and strategic values for Cirkla.
  • Develop qualification protocol for new sustainable packaging technologies that can be scaled.
  • Provide technology inputs and transfer of knowledge to members comprising Sales, Technical Packaging Engineers and Supply Chain members.
  • Travel to prospective supply partners, Institutes and meet researchers and strengthen relationships.

Job Experience

Who you are

  • 6-10 years of Material Innovation experience.
  • Experience in material innovations in the packaging industry is preferred.
  • Consistent track record of delivering Packaging Innovation projects.
  • Self-starter, high ownership & hungry for personal growth.
  • Strong problem solving & communication skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity.