Senior Packaging Technologist

Location
Craigavon, Armagh, Banbridge & Craigavon
Salary
based in Craigavon with regular travel to the sites in GB
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
28 Aug 2017
Ref
HQ/APT/000455
Job Function
Packaging Technologist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Moy Park is Northern Ireland’s largest company, one of the UK’s Top 10 food companies and one of Europe’s largest poultry producers. With a turnover of £1.4 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 13 manufacturing locations in the UK, Ireland, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of JBS, one of the world’s largest protein food companies.

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position:

SENIOR PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST

Reporting to the Packaging Innovations Manager you will be responsible for delivering key long, medium, and short term packaging development initiatives as set by our retail Customers and by our Category teams. You’ll be responsible for driving and delivering Category packaging initiatives within your allocated Poultry Category (Primary or Convenience). You will be the Category packaging champion; taking ownership of all packaging projects within the Category; and supporting ideation of future Category packaging pipeline projects and initiatives.

To deliver this you’ll manage a small team taking responsibility for the design, development, trialling & testing of packaging materials, components and packaging solutions and will support and nurture their introduction into the relevant Category factories.

In addition to your Category responsibility you’ll be aligned to a dedicated retail Customer or Customer(s). You will be the Customer Lead from a packaging standpoint and will be committed to supporting and engaging with that customer or customers to provide a clear point of contact for all things packaging related; whether NPD, technical, or supporting customer marketing initiatives.

As an enabler to your role you’ll work closely with internal and external stakeholders including multiple packaging suppliers, who’ll you’ll collaborate with to ensure that all our packaging is fit for purpose.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience of working within a packaging bias role within the food or packaging industry with demonstrable knowledge of packaging and packing processes along with experience in research, development & design. You will be a strong team player coupled with the ability to work under your own initiative and react quickly but accurately to troubleshooting.  This role will be based in Craigavon with regular travel to the sites in GB will be required so you will hold a full driving licence. This position will require you to have strong computer skills and preferably hold a third Level qualification in Packaging Technology, Packaging, or Product/Industrial Design.

The location of the role can be NI or GB based (depending on the successful candidate’s preference)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing and leading company which provides opportunities for collaborative team based working, learning, development and career advancement together with attractive, competitive and comprehensive remuneration packages.

For more information and to apply online visit www.moypark.com or you can contact:

Moy Park Limited
Central HR Department
39 Seagoe Industrial Estate
Craigavon
BT63 5QE

or email: job.applications@moypark.com

CLOSING DATE: Monday 21st  August 2017

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer