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Packaging Technologist

Posted 9 March by Elevation Recruitment Group Ended
A Packaging Technologist in East Yorkshire, within a leading UK food manufacturer supplying into major retail customers. Reporting directly to the Senior Packaging Technologist the Packaging Technologist will be responsible for developing concepts for both primary and secondary packaging playing an integral part in the development of packaging solutions.

Packaging Technologist duties and responsibilities include:

* Support packaging component trials and ensure trials are completed successfully for new product launches
* Research and present new packaging options for new product concept
* Cross functional working with NPD, Technical, Process, Procurement and Marketing teams, ensuring new supplier approval, waste and recyclability targets are met
* In order to ensure successful technical transfer of packaging concept to launch, work closely with all packaging suppliers
* For all new products, accurately manage the system set-up
* Identify any cost saving opportunities and implement any changes to packaging within the production unit

The successful candidate with need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Must have a qualification in Packaging Technology or equivalent
* Previous experience of packaging within a food manufacturing environment
* Understanding and working knowledge of waste and recyclability of packaging
* Up to date knowledge of any legislation changes
* Expertise knowledge of working within a range of packaging
* Happy to travel occasionally

This is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious individuals who have worked within a range of packaging solutions in a manufacturing environment who are looking to progress their career with a successful and progressive business.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please call Rachel Littlewood at Elevation Recruitment Group on .

Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering and Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midland regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit

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