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Head of Packaging - Agile Pharmaceutical Business

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  • Location:

    West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing and Engineering, Internal Operations

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex McDougall

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

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Head of Packaging - Agile Pharmaceutical Business - West Sussex - £60,000 - £70,000

This emerging pharmaceutical brand focuses on treating some of the most vulnerable patients across the world, and they are looking to recruit a Head of Packaging as the business continues it's enviable expansion into 2021 and beyond.

Based at their site in West Sussex, this role encompasses the management of the packaging function, as well as functional leadership of their warehousing and despatch solutions. Managing a team which will grow steadily throughout your time in post, you will drive continuous improvement across packaging operations, upskill your department and help to drive the business into the future by implementing new solutions across digitisation and automation.

You will come from a background in pharmaceutical packaging, possess previous management experience and have a passion for demonstrating strong leadership within a collaborative, diverse and highly motivated team. Prior experience/exposure to broader supply side operations (warehouse & despatch) is preferrable, but broader commercial experience will also be considered.

Why apply?

  • The chance to join a challenger pharmaceutical brand who operate at the vanguard of clinical advancements and patient care

  • The opportunity to join a business growing at an exceptional rate

  • This role is broader than similar roles you'll come across. The chance to lead across packaging operations, but also external supply offers a fantastic development pathway to carry forwards in your career.

  • The team are tight-knit, collaborative and forward thinking; the opposite of 'corporate' and you can avoid the office politics!

To discover more about this fantastic opportunity, apply using the link or email your CV to to schedule a confidential discussion.

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