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Broomfield, CO




The R&I Director of Packaging Beverage Creations is responsible to partner with Brand and Supply Chain Teams to design and advance our client's packaging innovation, productivity and circularity road map in alignment with their One Planet One Health commitments, and to expand their capabilities, partnerships & coalitions as it relates to designing superior packaging. They will lead a team of packaging developers within the United States to excel in holistic packaging development and delivery of smart & engaging, future-proof experiences that drive growth, reduce the environmental impacts of packaging, and create efficiencies.


Objectives of the role Required In this role you will:

  • Own R&I input to category pipeline and strategy development
  • Increased accountability for business performance through balance of risk, priorities, resources and budget
  • Initiate local, global and external initiatives to support local priorities
  • Recruit and develops a high-performing, engaged team
  • Lead resource and succession planning for current/future needs
  • Translate business vision and strategy into an R&I action plan in a compelling way, bringing others along
  • Align complex technical and business recommendations with cross-functional partners
  • R&I leader responsible for influencing business strategy and performance, while ensuring team development and successful delivery of priorities
  • Manage and grow a staff of 5+ packaging engineers/managers in a hybrid - regional organizational model across US
  • Develop 3-5 year strategic roadmaps for areas encompassing the evolution of best packaging solution portfolios from current to future state
  • Collaborate with the companywide packaging group as well as all cross-functional leadership to ensure smooth transfer of information, holistic understanding of program needs, and adherence to requirements.
  • Ensure development of new technical & material concepts for packaging solutions via collaboration with internal and external experts to drive value and growth
  • Represent regional packaging team within global network to leverage resources & knowledge to strengthen packaging ambitions
  • Drive the selection of key new vendors and maintain strong relationships with incumbents to continuously identify and deliver on innovative ideas
  • Develop & manage packaging new technology strategy in collaboration with our strategic supplier base, procurement & advance technology team
  • Prioritize and ensure adequate staffing of project team in coordination with department heads to execute the projects.



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