Packaging Production Manager

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Packaging & Containers, Manufacturing
Expertise:Production & Manufacturing
Consultant:Monika Peczkowska
Job published:6/9/2023
Job ID:V-39451

Our client is a leading multinational manufacturing company, with a rapidly growing presence in Thailand and throughout Asia. As a part of their expansion, they are currently looking for a new Packaging Production Manager to drive packaging technology and production innovation in Thailand. The future Packaging Manager will cooperate closely with Supply Chain Controller to set up and organize a new packaging manufacturing production line, including choice and purchasing of new machines, recruitment of the team and creating best practices and highest standards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take full responsibility for the operation, definition and execution of the company’s packaging production process in a truly international environment. 


  • Be a decision maker for planning and purchasing the packaging machinery for the new factory extension
  • Lead day-to-day packaging production performance to achieve the company’s target.
  • Identify and develop new processes for product’s packaging flow.
  • Research, evaluate and implement new packaging technology and materials to support new product development.
  • Implement process controls to make sure the packages are of a high quality and are manufactured in a reproducible manner.
  • Monitor activities so that all requirements of packing procedures and packing standards are met at all times.
  • Ensure the execution of standardized operating procedures, and encourage the sense of emergency, root cause analysis and troubleshooting skills.
  • Conduct packaging trials in the production lines to ensure quality and operation performance.
  • Collaborate cross-functionality with marketing, procurement, suppliers, production and warehouse, to manage project timelines and secure project achievement.
  • Work closely with the Senior Management Team to identify ways to reduce costs and improve the quality of all processes.
  • Develop, adapt, and continue to improve the packaging development process to fit with the change in organization.


  • Minimum 5 years of management experience in the packaging manufacturing industry is a must.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Sciences, Engineering (Industrial or Mechanical), or related field is advantageous.
  • Proven experience executing design initiatives to meet the company’s needs.
  • Strong expertise in packaging manufacturing, machines and production environment.
  • Proven experience in setting up new production lines.
  • Fluent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Ability to plan/prioritize activities of varying complexity.
  • Flexibility to work in an international environment.
  • Continuous Improvement mindset.