Packaging Control Manager


£35-£38K per annum


Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate recording of packaging issuing, consumption and Prophet reconciliation of usage.
  • Ensure best in class layout and fit for all labelling signals issued to lines and printed details to labels, PLUs and box-ends.
  • Target zero non-conform approach and apply necessary checks and procedures to deliver accurate labelling first-time, all the time.
  • Responsible for the issuing and accurate recording of all packaging movements in and out of the issue area onto Prophet
  • Ensure WIP and Sundries procedure is being adhered to and all locations are accurate.
  • Ensure that there are adequate systems and checks in placed for the data entry, correct input parameters and verification of labels.
  • Ensure the printing, production and issue of labels is in accordance with up to date specifications and technical standards with full traceability.
  • Take full responsibility for the day-to-day management for the live-stock system.
  • Ensure Stock Controllers have a suitable checking plan to capture all stock requirements including, Packaging, Consumable, Sundry Items and indirect item such as cleaning materials.
  • Ensure full physical stock check cycles are complete and anomalies are investigated and reconciled in real time.
  • Ensure that all relevant (KPIs) are accurately documented and maintained.
  • ERP Business System Superuser for stock management systems and process accuracy
  • Co-ordinate the training and development of key team members and support other teams where necessary

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Print Room Management Experience
  • Prophet ERP system
  • Packaging knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Accurate recording of stock usage
  • Stock location and movements accuracy
  • Right first-time approach to signal issue and printing of labels and box ends
  • 10% reduction print room waste Year on Year
  • Reduction in Capital inventory and spend


Ruth Counsell