NPD and Packaging Technologist

Tuesday, 3 September, 2019
anonymous    
Stellenbosch  

We are an internationally owned leading wine producer and exporter located on one of the most popular wine routes in Stellenbosch. More than 80% of our wines are exported to over 39 countries worldwide.  We offer a diverse wine range providing a special wine to wine-lovers across the globe.

We are expanding our team of dynamic, savvy and focused individuals who have a passion for our brands and quality wines. The newest member to join our team should be innovative, detail orientated and driven, and will work closely alongside the award-winning winemakers and our creative marketing hub.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the packaging (design, improvements and innovation) of current products as well as for new products: 

- Develop new extrinsic packaging according to NPD briefs
- Oversee the design process of new packaging within the manufacturing parameters. 
- Create mock ups if required
- Oversee printing process and approve final products
- Build and maintain close relationships with suppliers and keep in touch with latest innovations
- Control production standards by doing regular audits
- Create and update process specifications for new / changed products
- Present new label updates to SAWIS for approvals. 
- Ensure packaging is within budget and functional for given purpose

Qualifications and experience: 

- Diploma / degree in Marketing  / any similar qualification 
- IPSA qualification will be beneficial 
- At least 5 years experience in packaging / NPD / brand management position
- Wine (or food and beverage packaging) knowledge will be beneficial 
- Attention to detail
- Must be innovative and creative

If you see yourself as a creative, innovative person with an eye for the finer detail, please apply by sending your CV to Liandek@stellvine.co.za. 
If you do not hear from us within 20 days, please consider you application as unsuccessful.