South Asia Downstream Manager - Sustainable Packaging

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Date: Jun 11, 2024

Location: 05, SG, 119968

Company: Milliken and Company

Job Description

Division:                                              Chemical

Position:                                               South Asia Downstream Manager – Sustainable Packaging

Report to:                                            South Asia Commercial Director

Location:                                             Singapore






Key Duties and Responsibilities

This position is established to work together with upstream team on expansion of Milliken & Company’s Chemical business in packaging market in South Asia


  1. Direct in-depth contact with market, managing strategic CPG and food brands in order to promote PP material containing Milliken additives to replace other material.
  2. Capture and develop potential opportunities in packaging market, for material replacement opportunity (Using PP replacing others) to promote Milliken additives and provide service.
  3. Support sales team with developed marketing tools, such as market trends & insights, conceptualized packaging solution, color trends, new packaging design and etc for promoting business at CPG brands, packaging manufacturer and channel/platform owners.
  4. Attend trade shows, conferences and technical meetings involved in the promotion of PP material containing Milliken additives. Organizing seminars/event for packaging market promotion. Working with packaging design company promoting Milliken technology.
  5. Identify new markets for Milliken Chemical’s products. Continuously gather competitive information and report to management.
  6. On a continuing basis review and recommend changes that need to be made in Milliken’s sales / market strategies.
  7. Using computer and email to report global business units in line with business requirements. Well conduct with CRM system of Milliken after training.
  8. Other related work accordingly to the work requirements.





  1. Bachelor or Masters Degree preferred in Marketing, Polymer, Chemistry or Material Science or packaging science
  2. More than 5 years’ experience in CPG industrymarketingbranding, packaging design/development experienced preferred, familiar with the industry and having direct experience with major packaging suppliers, design companies. Should have good contacts and be well respected in his/her current job.
  3. Must have the ability and presence to contact at high levels of marketing, packaging development, technical and production of local and multi-national CPG & food companies, plastic packaging manufactures. Should be comfortable and willing to develop relationships with lower operational and administrative levels.
  4. The ability to adapt to company culture is important.  Strategic thinking is important.  Being an “ambassador” to represent Milliken’s products, services, and business offerings. Strong sales/development capability is required.
  5. Frequent traveling is needed for this position.


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