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R&D Project Manager

30/10/20 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

Our client, a well established food manufacturer and supplier, is seeking a R&D Manager to join their team based in Kildare.

The successful candidate will be fully responsible for Packaging and Sustainability R&D, while ensuring the stage gate process is used appropriately to deliver the agreed targets set by the business.

The salary on offer is extremely competitive and the role offers excellent opportunities for internal progression.


  • Responsible for management of packaging materials and ensuring compliance to GMP, quality, sustainability and functional requirements
  • Manage new product launches and continuous improvement projects in line with the requirements related to Innovation, cost and sustainability
  • Support all packaging related NPD projects from the start of the brief to the final review
  • Be the point of contact for day to day quality issues related to packaging
  • Completing all required project documentation and maintaining accurate reports
  • Works cross-functionally with other departments to manage packaging productivity initiatives, so that agreed targets are reached
  • Advises all departments on technical matters related to packaging and waste reduction
  • Work closely with the Procurement team to keep in line with monthly reports


  • Minimum of 2 years' food packaging experience
  • Food Science degree or related discipline
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of Food Safety & Quality Management systems
  • Ability to build strong relationships with suppliers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and strong presentation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Please apply by sending your CV to Joanne Walsh at or call for more information.

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