A Packaging Technologist is sought to join the innovative Product Development team in a successful, £95m turnover food manufacturing business which supplies the UK’s best known food retail multiples.
The post of Packaging Technologist offers the post holder an opportunity to impact significantly on packaging in relation to new and existing products. You will be involved in all aspects of product packaging including: managing projects that lead to improvements in packaging design and performance; improve cost efficiencies relating to packaging; be ever mindful of environment considerations; manage site packaging specifications; liaise with suppliers on tenders for design/materials; support technical risk assessments on changes to packaging; liaise with customers on sample submissions/trials/artwork/product launch reviews; remain aware of packaging trends; liaise extensively with colleagues in production /technical / NPD / Marketing / Sales / Quality / Procurement and Logistics and ensure that packaging meets all requirements in respect of product safety, legality, traceability, quality and hygiene.
The Packaging Technologist will push the boundaries of packaging innovation and development.
Key to your success will be your ability to develop strong working relationships internally with colleagues across the business and with suppliers to ensure that your samples and mock-ups are fit for purpose and ready within stringent deadlines.
You should have a real enthusiasm for packaging solutions, innovation and development. The Packaging Technologist must be able to manage a variety of food packaging projects simultaneously so a calm head and an organised approach is essential. A sound knowledge of packaging materials is essential, ideally to include flexibles and corrugated packaging.
- Food Packaging