Packaging Technologist, East Midlands

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
31 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Packaging Technologist based in the East Midlands? If so, we are looking for you!

With an excellent reputation for innovation and quality, along with an impressive client base of well-known FMCG brands, this business specialises in the manufacture of branded and own-label snacks and confectionary products for UK retailers.

There is a new opportunity for an experienced Packaging Technologist to join the existing team, the successful candidate will be responsible for taking projects from the initial concept stage through to completion. With a high amount of autonomy, you will have a real influence over how finished products end up on the supermarket shelf and will be relied on as the "Packaging Expert".

You will need to possess both hands on experience, having worked as a Packaging Technologist within a food or packaging business, as well as have the backing of a related qualification; a Degree, or equivalent, in a packaging or technical field or you will be working towards your IOM3 Certificate.

In order to turn this opportunity into your next career move you will;

  • Have thorough knowledge of current packaging legislation in order to ensure that products are fit for purpose as well as cost effective as you will be responsible for meeting annual cost reduction targets
  • 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
  • Reside in the Midlands and will occasionally be required to travel between two sites

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, don't miss out! Apply now!

REF. AJA894402 By Focus Management

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