Packaging Technologist, East Midlands

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
02 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Job Function
NPD, Packaging Technologist
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Packaging Technologist with a background in the food industry? If so, keep reading!

Manufacturing branded and own-label snacks and confectionery products for major UK retailers, this is a business with an excellent reputation for innovation and quality, boasting an impressive client base of well-known FMCG brands.

Currently recruiting for an experienced Packaging Technologist to join their team, your role will involve a high level of autonomy, seeing projects right from the initial concept stage through to completion. Can you imagine the satisfaction you will feel when you see finished products on the supermarket shelf, knowing that you introduced the new material that has been used or that you brought in the latest technologies the developed this exciting new product?

As Packaging Technologist, you will be relied on as "the packaging expert", so you will need to have a minimum of two years hands-on experience within a food / packaging business. A degree, or equivalent, in a packaging or a technical related field would be ideal, otherwise you will either have, or you will be working towards your IOM3 Certificate. Based from their East Midlands site, you will occasionally be required to travel between sites.

Responsibilities / Requirements, you will;

  • Be passionate about packaging with strong technical knowledge and commercial awareness.
  • Be a self-starter with good problem solving and analytical skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of current packaging legislation in order to ensure that products are fit for purpose as well as cost effective
  • Be responsible for meeting annual cost reduction targets
  • Agree, manage and prioritise all packaging activity on a daily basis, managing projects and mitigating risks

To turn this exciting opportunity into a reality, please contact me for further information / a confidential discussion.

REF. AJS893896 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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