Fiji Water is bottle at source in a world class facility with state of the art equipment located at Yaqara and is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the open positions.
- Strategic Project Management: Drive performance improvement initiatives bridging Production, Reliability, and Packaging Strategies. Collaborate with departments to ensure OEE, ME, and safety targets within project timelines and budgets.
- Performance Enhancement and Innovation: Lead performance improvement initiatives for processes, production, and equipment. Align Production, Reliability, and Packaging Strategies for seamless process flow, emphasizing sustainability and quality.
- Packaging Strategy Implementation: Develop and implement packaging strategies, focusing on cost reduction, sustainability, and product protection. Define Fiji Water trial protocols in collaboration with Global Packaging, meeting Fiji Water's unique needs.
- Material Selection, Compliance, and Design Innovation: Identify suitable packaging materials, ensuring compliance and tailored solutions for Fiji Water. Drive design innovation enhancing brand identity, user experience, and sustainability for Fiji Water.
- Cost Optimization and Supplier Management: Optimize packaging costs while ensuring quality standards for Fiji Water. Manage supplier relationships, negotiate contracts, and share RMIP results during monthly meetings.
- Quality Control and Training: Implement quality measures ensuring product integrity, emphasizing Fiji Water's requirements. Provide training on packaging best practices, addressing Fiji Water's unique needs.
- Problem Solving and Communication: Address packaging issues, offer improvement solutions, and provide regular updates on Fiji Water trials in operations meetings. Collaborate with local suppliers to meet Fiji Water's packaging needs efficiently.
- Bachelor's degree in Packaging Engineering, Industrial Design, or a related field.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in packaging, with a strong track record of successful packaging projects.
- Profound knowledge of packaging materials, technologies, and sustainability trends.
- Understanding of relevant industry regulations and standards (e.g., FDA, ISO, ASTM).
- Excellent project management and problem-solving skills.
- Strong communication and collaboration abilities.
- Experience in cost analysis and reduction strategies.
- Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and packaging simulation tools.
If you are keen to develop your career in an exciting business with a well-regarded brand, then this could be for you.
Successful applicants must be able to work shift work with a shift pattern that includes nights, afternoons and weekends, have good work ethics, self-motivation, proven problem-solving capacity and sufficient experience in manufacturing, be able to meet the fast pace of the nature of business demands with a “can do” approach and be committed to delivering outputs within timelines, punctual, a team player, reliable and can work with minimum supervision; supports organisational philanthropic, quality and environmental initiatives and models Company’s core values: Do What’s Right; Working Together; Nourish and Develops; Adapt and Grow.
Please submit your applications through the link provided.
FIJI Water thanks all potential applicants and advises that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
NWVL is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities for advancement. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce that embodies a deep culture of acceptance, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, age, or other protected categories outlined by local legislation.
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