Details for Job ID# T973

Date Posted - 1-12-2022

Category - Technical

Position Title - Senior Manager - Paperboard R&D

Location - Kansas City, KS

Description -
Our client is an international packaging company with U.S. sales in excess of $1 Billion. The Consumer Goods Division is located in greater Kansas City and focuses on paperboard products (folding cartons) and poly-coated shaped packaging, along with molded pulp products, for a variety of end-uses in the dairy, foodservice and other consumer goods industries. This Division also produces and sells injection molded and thermoformed plastics products.

Client is looking for a Senior Manager to manage the Paperboard R&D Department including personnel, projects and budget. Will direct all employees and department functions to complete package and material development projects. Has 6-7 direct reports. Position reports to the VP of Consumer Products Division.

Requirements -
- BS degree (MS preferred,) in Paper Science, Material Science or Chemical Engineering
- 10 years of technical management expertise in packaging related field-
- Operations experience a plus, paper mill experience a plus,
- Background with paperboard, barrier materials and equipment systems is a must.
- Should comprehend complex systems, materials and processes to analyze and conduct root cause analysis and provide practical solutions.
- Must be capable of communicating technical subject matter and have the ability to understand the science behind the role.
- Should have extensive background with numerous packaging lines including Food Service cups, folding cartons, Frozen dessert package lines, etc.
- Should possess excellent project management and team management skills
- Able to travel as needed for line trials, client visits and consultation with plants personnel

Compensation -
Salary is $150,000 + 30% Bonus Incentive. Relocation package.

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