Packaging Technologist, Glasgow

Location
Glasgow, Scotland
Salary
£25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Ref
YEB894016
Job Function
NPD, Packaging Technologist
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for a qualified PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST with FMCG experience!

As the company's sole Packaging Technologist, this is an opportunity to make a role yours!

Using your existing packaging innovation/development skills and qualifications with the FMCG industry, you will take responsibility for the design, technical specification, compliance of new packaging and existing packaging formats.

As the Packaging Expert, you will use your knowledge and strong technical understanding of various materials including glass, plastics (thermoforming/blow moulding), dispensing pumps and cartons etc. to design and produce eye-catching pack formats that consumers will gravitate towards! You will possess a good understanding on the limitations and capabilities of different print methods so you can advise on the correct finishing touches available.

You will liaise with a wide network of internal and external departments to ensure all the packaging is developed to meet the consumer needs, within budget, to agreed quality standards and within agreed timescales.

The main products you will be working on are: jars, tubs, bottles, caps and closures, dispensing units

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a degree/HNC or Packaging Diploma
  • Have experience of working within a packaging innovation/development role ideally within the FMCG sector
  • Be passionate about packaging with the ability to 'think outside the box!'

Specific details on the business capabilities, sector and exact location will be provided upon application.

REF. YEB894016 By Focus Management

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