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Packaging Engineer Manager EMEA – Godiva Chocolatier (2015 to present)
Godiva Belgium, Supply Chain EMEA - BL

Manage a department of 3 in charge of delivering cost effective, quality compliant products to support existing and new product portfolio.
I establish the Strategic Planning and Direction on the development of all EMEA packaging programs to support Creative, Sales and Marketing Plan objectives. Additionally, I am responsible for directing, managing and supervising a Packaging Engineer team of 3 and linking with Packaging engineers in other regions to support the deliveries of 2MM units per year. I also plan and manage the Packaging Engineering budgetary goals and objectives. Additionally we advise the technical standard for delivering quality-packaging components.
Management role:
• Creation of my position in Godiva Brussels. Define Role, responsibilities and area of expertise.
• Manage all projects alone for 2 months when our PE left. Recruitment of new PE.
• Creation and recruitment of a new PE junior job in the team for sept17.
• Creation of a rolling scheme of 2 interns all year long.
• Creation of “Packaging Innovation days” with 1st session end of 2017.
• Creation of the Packaging innovation Newsletter

Project Management:
• Develop and Launch of all Core and seasonal products: 12 seasonal collections + 3 major revamp of Core range by managing development and implementation.
• Saved 100k€ in our factory by finalising the replacement of our biggest bulk plastic tray reference, decrease of breakage and double sourcing with a new cheaper supplier (additional 80k€ savings).
• Saved 50k with development and validation of a new tray supplier for prepacks.
• Launched of a new global product range: Super Premium tablets “G” by Godiva with industrialisation and prepack development.
• Manage packaging standards at co-packer and co-maker for specific collection by defining specification and quality standards.
• Achieved compliance of our plastic bags according to French regulation with new testing process.
• In progress: saving of 30K with replacement of Carre wrapper papers for Cores and Seasonal.

Mes compétences :
value engineering
Strategic Project Management
Responsible for all packaging innovation
Responsible for all pack formats development and i
Responsible for PET bottle
Project Management
Launch
Can development
Assembly Plants
Assembly Lines

Entreprises

  • ESEPAC

    Paris maintenant
  • Godiva Belgium - Packaging Engineer Manager Godiva Chocolatier

    2015 - maintenant EMEA - Godiva Chocolatier Godiva Belgium, Supply Chain EMEA - BL

    based team of 2 Packaging Engineers (PE) and 1 - 2 students. Responsible for the
    development of Godiva prepacks for EMEA region and GTR, for Global worldwide projects and for packaging
    used in our production plant.

    Project Management:
    * Development and Launch of all Core and seasonal products: 12 seasonal collections + 3 major revamp of
    Core range.
    * Saving of 100k EUR in our factory by finalising the replacement of our biggest bulk plastic tray reference,
    decrease of breakage and double sourcing with a new cheaper supplier (additional 80k EUR savings).
    * Saving of 30k with development and validation of a new tray supplier for prepacks. ;
    * Launch of a new global product range: Super Premium tablets ``G'' by Godiva, industrialisation and
    prepack development.
    * Management of packaging standards at co-packer and co-maker for specific collection. ;
    * Achieve compliance of Godiva plastic bags according to new regulation in France. ;
    * In progress: saving of xxK with replacement of Carre wrapper papers for Cores and Seasonals.

    Management role:
    * Creation of my position with me starting in Godiva Brussels. Define Role and responsibilities.
    * Manage all projects alone for 2 months when our PE left. Recruitment of new PE.
    * Creation of a new PE junior job in the team for sept17 and a rolling scheme of 2 PE students. All within
    1.5y.
  • Godiva Belgium - Packaging Engineer Manager

    2015 - maintenant EMEA - Godiva Chocolatier Godiva Belgium, Supply Chain EMEA - BL

    based team of 2 Packaging Engineers (PE) and 1 - 2 students. Responsible for the
    development of Godiva prepacks for EMEA region and GTR, for Global worldwide projects and for packaging
    used in our production plant.

    Project Management:
    * Development and Launch of all Core and seasonal products: 12 seasonal collections + 3 major revamp of
    Core range.
    * Saving of 100k EUR in our factory by finalising the replacement of our biggest bulk plastic tray reference,
    decrease of breakage and double sourcing with a new cheaper supplier (additional 80k EUR savings).
    * Saving of 30k with development and validation of a new tray supplier for prepacks. ;
    * Launch of a new global product range: Super Premium tablets ``G'' by Godiva, industrialisation and
    prepack development.
    * Management of packaging standards at co-packer and co-maker for specific collection. ;
    * Achieve compliance of Godiva plastic bags according to new regulation in France. ;
    * In progress: saving of xxK with replacement of Carre wrapper papers for Cores and Seasonals.

    Management role:
    * Creation of my position with me starting in Godiva Brussels. Define Role and responsibilities.
    * Manage all projects alone for 2 months when our PE left. Recruitment of new PE.
    * Creation of a new PE junior job in the team for sept17 and a rolling scheme of 2 PE students. All within
    1.5y.
  • Godiva Belgium - Packaging Engineer Manager

    2015 - maintenant EMEA - Godiva Chocolatier Godiva Belgium, Supply Chain EMEA - BL

    based team of 2 Packaging Engineers (PE) and 1 - 2 students. Responsible for the
    development of Godiva prepacks for EMEA region and GTR, for Global worldwide projects and for packaging
    used in our production plant.

    Project Management:
    * Development and Launch of all Core and seasonal products: 12 seasonal collections + 3 major revamp of
    Core range.
    * Saving of 100k EUR in our factory by finalising the replacement of our biggest bulk plastic tray reference,
    decrease of breakage and double sourcing with a new cheaper supplier (additional 80k EUR savings).
    * Saving of 30k with development and validation of a new tray supplier for prepacks. ;
    * Launch of a new global product range: Super Premium tablets ``G'' by Godiva, industrialisation and
    prepack development.
    * Management of packaging standards at co-packer and co-maker for specific collection. ;
    * Achieve compliance of Godiva plastic bags according to new regulation in France. ;
    * In progress: saving of xxK with replacement of Carre wrapper papers for Cores and Seasonals.

    Management role:
    * Creation of my position with me starting in Godiva Brussels. Define Role and responsibilities.
    * Manage all projects alone for 2 months when our PE left. Recruitment of new PE.
    * Creation of a new PE junior job in the team for sept17 and a rolling scheme of 2 PE students. All within
    1.5y.
  • Unilever - Packaging Development Manager

    Rueil-Malmaison 2013 - maintenant Great reward after a year in Unilever, i am now a Packaging Manager (level 2). Still in charge of Packaging projects (development / improvement / cost reduction / innovation…) for the Lipton Ice Tea brand and products, in some countries in Western Europe, Asia and South America.
    Working in PLI [Pepsi Lipton International, joint venture between Lipton Unilever and PepsiCo] for LIPTON ICE TEA.
    In charge of a temp at the moment.
  • Unilever - Packaging Development Manager - Pepsi Lipton International

    Rueil-Malmaison 2012 - 2015 Unilever, R&D Global Beverages Technical Centre - UK

    Responsible for PET bottle / Glass bottle / Carton and Can development, validation and implementation on Aseptic and Hot fill lines for Lipton Ice Tea (LIT) worldwide, including France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Thailand…
    Project Management:
    • Launch 16 new pack formats by developing and validating them on production lines worldwide.
    • Saved 158,822€ in 2 factories by lightweithing preforms PET, +1.5% above initial forecast of 2014.
    • Launch a New product / New Brand / New square bottle in the Netherland in less than 6 months by fast tracking the project and mitigating risks.
    • Achieve 100% compliance of LIT Cans with BPA French law for 2015 by validating new lacquers.
    • Achieve 100% compliance of LIT artworks with Food Information to Consumers by identifying “the printable surface” for all European formats. 1st Unilever brand to be 99% compliant.
    • Overall rated of 4 out of 5 (Excellent) for 2014
  • Pepsi Lipton International - Packaging Development Manager

    2012 - 2015 Unilever, R&D Global Beverages Technical Centre - UK

    Responsible for PET bottle / Glass bottle / Carton and Can development, validation and implementation on Aseptic and Hot fill lines for Lipton Ice Tea (LIT) worldwide, including France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Thailand, Vietnam…

    Project Management:
    • Launch 16 new pack formats by developing and validating them on production lines worldwide.
    • Saved 158,822€ in 2 factories by lightweithing preforms PET, +1.5% more than the initial forecast for 2014.
    • Launch a New product / New Brand / New square bottle in the Netherland in less than 6 months by fast tracking the project and mitigating risks.
    • Achieve 100% compliance of LIT Cans with BPA French law for 2015 by validating new lacquers.
    • Achieve 100% compliance of LIT artworks with Food Information to Consumers by identifying “the printable surface” for all European formats. 1st Unilever brand to be 99% compliant.
    • Overall rated of 4 (Excellent) for 2014

    Management role:
    • Taking over 50% more work for 5 months while my colleague position was fulfilled. And taking active role in the interview of 3 candidates for to backfill this position.
    • Mentor and direct a contractor that had organized our specifications by measuring progression and guide her for her 1st Packaging project and of our Packaging newsletter.
    • Organize Packaging validations with more than 15 teams worldwide by creating and sharing protocols.

    Honors:
    2015: Pepsi Lipton “Innovation of the Year 2014” award for Sirena bottle that delivered an average incremental market share gain of 2.5% and “Brand appeal” growth of 8.4 points.
    2015: PepsiCo Global Packaging awards for “Most Significant Impact to Business” for Sirena launch
    2014: Gold Pentawards for the launch in Europe of the new LIT bottle, repositioning the brand in its market.
  • Unilever - Lipton ice Tea - Packaging Technologist

    2011 - 2013 I am working as a Packaging technologist for PLI [Pepsi Lipton International, joint venture between Lipton Unilever and PepsiCo] for LIPTON ICE TEA.
    I am in charge of Packaging projects (development / improvement / cost reduction / innovation…) for the Lipton Ice Tea brand and products, in some countries in Western Europe, Asia and South America.
    Previously and during 2 years I have been working as a Packaging Manager in the south of France for a small company making tea bags and called PAGES.
  • Pepsi Lipton International - Packaging Development Technologist

    2011 - 2012 Unilever, R&D Global Beverages Technical Centre - UK

    Responsible for all pack formats development and implementation on Aseptic / Hot fill lines for Lipton ice Tea worldwide including France, Romania, South Korea, Taiwan, China and some Latam countries …

    • Launch of 6 lightweighted bottles and 4 new bottles by developing and validating them in 4 countries.
    • Launch a New product / New Brand / New sleeved bottle by implementing a new sleever machine on the line.

    Honors:
    2013: Pepsi Lipton Partnership Award for the successful launch of Milk Tea in China.
  • Tea - Packaging Technology & Development Manager

    Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy 2011 - 2012 PAGÈS Thés & Infusions, Tea manufacturer supplying all the major retailers in

    Responsible for all packaging innovation, renovation, line trials, value engineering. Working with design agencies, printers / suppliers to maintain brand consistency. Close working relationships with retailers such as Carrefour.

    • Launch of “Prestige du Monde”, Premium tea brand by designing and validating all packaging and printing.
    • Lead the technical side of cost saving exercises by choosing suppliers and testing news packs.
  • Unilever - Packaging Development Technologist - Pepsi Lipton International

    Rueil-Malmaison 2011 - 2012 Unilever, R&D Global Beverages Technical Centre - UK
    Responsible for all pack formats development and implementation on Aseptic / Hot fill lines for Lipton ice Tea worldwide including France, Romania, South Korea, Taiwan, China and some Latam countries …
    • Launch of 6 lightweighted bottles and 4 new bottles by developing and validating them in 4 countries.
    • Launch a New product / New Brand / New sleeved bottle by implementing a new sleever machine.
  • Pagès Thé et infusions - Packaging Technology & Development Manager - Pagès

    espaly saint marcel 2010 - 2012 PAGÈS Thés & Infusions, Tea manufacturer supplying all the major retailers in France
    Responsible for all packaging innovation, renovation, line trials, value engineering. Working with design agencies, printers / suppliers to maintain brand consistency. Close interaction with retailers such as Carrefour.
    • Launch of “Prestige du Monde”, Premium tea brand by designing and validating all packaging/ printing.
    • Lead the technical side of cost saving exercises by choosing suppliers and testing news packsESEPAC
  • PAGES - Responsable pack

    2009 - 2011
  • R&D team - Packaging Technologist & Designer

    2009 - 2010 Packaging Technologist/ Designer (R&D team), Allard (Corrugated manufacturer),
  • R&D team - Packaging Technologist & Designer

    2009 - 2010 Work Placement:
    2009 - 2010: Packaging Technologist/ Designer (R&D team), Allard (Corrugated manufacturer), Brive la Gaillarde, France.

    2007 - 2009: Packaging Technologist/Designer trainee, Allard (Corrugated manufacturer) in Saint Vulbas, France.
  • R&D team - Packaging Technologist & Designer

    2009 - 2010 : Packaging Technologist/ Designer (R&D team), Allard (Corrugated manufacturer),
  • Esepac - Allard Emballage - Concepteur BE

    2007 - 2009
  • Allard - Packaging Technologist & Designer trainee

    2007 - 2009
  • ESEPAC University - M-Eng

    2007 - 2009 Including: Strategic Project Management, Chemistry, Material Science and Design.

Formations

  • ESEPAC

    Saint Germain Laprade 2007 - 2009 Masters Degree

    2007 - 2009: ESEPAC University of Packaging:

    M-Eng in Packaging Engineering

    Including: Strategic Project Management, Chemistry, Material Science and Design.
  • ESEPAC

    Brives Charensac 2007 - 2009 M-Eng in Packaging Engineering
  • ESEPAC

    Brives Charensac 2007 - 2009 M-Eng in Packaging Engineering

    Including: Strategic Project Management, Chemistry, Material Science and Design.
  • INSA De Lyon

    Villeurbanne 2006 - 2007 One-year specialized degree in Civil Engineering and Mechanics.
  • INSA University Of Engineering

    Lyon 2006 - 2007 Diploma

    2006 - 2007: INSA University of Engineering

    One-year specialized degree in Civil Engineering and Mechanics.

  • INSA De Lyon

    Villeurbanne 2006 - 2007 Masters Degree

    One-year specialized degree in Civil Engineering and Mechanics.
    Tutoring for Master's Degree's students in Civil Engineering and Architecture
  • ECOLE NATIONALE ARCHITECTURE LYON

    Vaulx En Velin 2004 - 2007 Bachelor Degree in Architecture

    Three-year degree in Project Management and Design
  • ECOLE NATIONALE ARCHITECTURE LYON

    Vaulx En Velin 2004 - 2007 Diploma

    Three-year degree in Project Management and Design.
  • Lyon'S University Of Architecture

    Lyon 2004 - 2007 Bachelors Degree

    2004 - 2007: Lyon’s University of Architecture
    Bachelor Degree in Architecture

    Three-year degree in Project Management and Design.

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