Global Packaging Development Lead

  • Company:
    Treasury Wine Estates
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
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About us

At Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) we know that it is the thinkers, makers and doers who have the most impact as we continue to strive towards being recognised as the world’s most celebrated wine company. We are proud of our portfolio of brands that have tremendous heritage, rich quality and a reputation for excellence across the globe. From the iconic luxury of Penfolds, to the broad appeal of Lindeman’s and newer brands like 19 Crimes, we are committed to creating memorable wine experiences for our consumers.

About the role

This newly created position plays a technical lead for a portfolio of product innovation projects globally. Supporting the Marketing and Innovation teams in turning consumer and packaging technology insights into reality, it works as an integral part of a cross-functional team launching new products/packaging for various brands, outside of our mainstream portfolio.

Note that this role could be based in our Magill head office, or our production facilities in Bilyara, Barossa Valley.

Reporting to the GM Product Innovation (Supply) this role will:

+ Create, design and implement new pack concepts in support of the product innovation pipeline, aligned to the Global Innovation strategy

+ Partner with Marketing, Insights and Innovation teams in the creation of solutions which meet identified consumer needs by using packaging technical knowledge and new technology applications

+ Partner with Marketing on package design specifications, and with the Strategic Sourcing and Quality teams for supplier selection and initial production of both packaging materials and packaging operations

+ Responsible for operational direction, assurance of package requirements, policies, procedures and qualification processes. Also responsible for post-launch vendor and facility compliance to requirements

+ Ensure product meets short and long-term GP hurdles, with responsibility to support the scale up and COGs improvement over time

+ Support the deployment of our global packaging guidelines as we become an industry leader in sustainability, both in product design and as a packaging subject matter expert

About You

Tertiary qualified in Science/Food/Engineering, you will have significant packaging development experience in a beverage or FMCG environment. You will be able to work across multiple projects globally in a fast-paced environment. Bringing a passion for packaging technology, you will have superb stakeholder management skills and will be able to build relationships across a broad stakeholder group.

What’s in it for you

+ Global opportunities across the US, Asia, UK/Europe

+ Opportunity to build a career across multiple functions (we’re really good at doing this!)

+ Health and travel discounts

+ Structured development programs to support your health, wellbeing and career


We are a top 50 ASX global business and have been on an exciting journey over the last few years. Operating with a growth mindset, we are a high performing team who deliver at a fast pace to ensure that we continue to grow and drive innovation in the wine industry. We have high expectations on our team members and in turn, reward them with brilliant career and development opportunities.

If you’re ready to help us on our journey to boldly lead change in the world of wine, please apply now!

How to apply

We move quickly at TWE and continually review applications, so if you don’t want to miss out, apply today. Note that we prefer to deal with you directly; we haven’t briefed a recruitment agency on this role and won’t be accepting CVs through any recruitment agency, so please apply directly.

In light of COVID-19, we are frequently reviewing our recruitment processes. Right now, we are conducting all interviews virtually. This is a fluid situation and we will adapt our processes as we need to with any government guidelines or regulations.