Listed Nov 15th 2018
Melbourne, VIC

About the business

Zipform Packaging is an innovative and sustainable packaging company specialising in paper and advanced composite packaging technologies. We help customers access the latest technology, processes and materials to overcome packaging challenges in more sustainable and cost effective ways.

The business has been operating in the packaging market since 2010 and more recently has set up a high speed production line in WA producing packaging for the food and beverage markets.  This is currently the only plant of its kind in the World.

There are only relatively few employees in the business therefore the successful candidate will be joining a small, dynamic and professional team.

The business is ambitious to grow and increase volume significantly, highlighted by recent recruitments and a senior management team with many years of packaging experience.  The CEO and Business Development Manager are based in Melbourne with the balance of the team in WA at the production facility.

About the role

The role of Key Account Manager will report to the CEO and will be Melbourne-based, given the majority of the business now and in the future will be on the East Coast.  The successful candidate will be managing existing customer relationships, ensuring contract obligations are being delivered and executing an agreed sales plan.  They will need to develop an intimate understanding of customer business objectives and requirements delivering proactive solutions for customers that drive added value and profitability.

Skills and experience

  • Team player – will be part of a small and highly flexible team
  • Proven ability in a Key Account Management role, preferably in packaging, demonstrating strong commercial and financial acumen
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Proven planning and time management skills; an excellent communicator both internally and externally


If you are interested in applying please email your resume to John Bigley on