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Packaging Manager

ALPLA (China) Technologies Co., Ltd. / Shanghai / China / Product Development

Your responsibilities

Responsible for all activities from start of project (design) till project implementation (start of mass production) in production sites across China. Focus lies on excellence in customer care professionalism in project management and delivering projects to customers (internal as external) full satisfaction and beyond.

  • Lead product development projects according to defined product development process (C2 process)
  • Effective and professional communication internally and externally with customers and suppliers to determine project requirements, coordinates project activities, and provides direction
  • Key contact for customers and production plants from project start till defined project end
  • Define and execute development schedules and budget for assigned projects and take responsibility for maintaining and tracking project costs
  • Responsible for analyzing and interpreting data from sampling and qualification runs to draw conclusions and recommend next steps
  • Responsible for pilot and production mold ordering including design and definition of mold and equipment details
  • Identifies and resolves technical issues and risks to achieve project goals
  • Coordinates testing with QA lab, provide reports to customers and develop sampling plans with customers
  • Lead qualification, start-up and hand over of new molds at production plants
  • Support sales team in meetings and all technical matters

Your competencies and qualifications

  • Engineer Degree, preferably in the field of Mechanical Engineering or Plastic Engineering, or equivalent experience in related field.
  • More than 3 years working experience in project management, preferably within plastics /packaging industry and experience with Foreign Companies
  • Good technical knowledge of materials( HDPE, PP, PET, etc.) and mold construction is a plus
  • Basic quality management knowledge including SPC (statistical process control)
  • Good understanding of EBM and/or IM production process
  • Excellence in Project Management
  • Proficient in MS office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Customer focused and result-oriented with a traceable track record in project management with little direction or supervision needed.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and problem solving skills
  • Good team player and self-motivated
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize tasks appropriately and manage different types of projects simultaneously
  • Good communication both in English and Mandarin
  • Willingness to travel frequently

Contact person
Christy Chen, Human Resources

ALPLA (China) Technologies Co., Ltd.
28 Zihai Road, Zizhu National Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone Minhang Shanghai, 200241 Shanghai, China
T +86 21 24036095,

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