Group Packaging Technologist, Cheshire

Cheshire, England
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
02 Jul 2018
01 Aug 2018
Amy Armstrong
Contract Type
Full Time

Newly created role for a Group Packaging Technologist to develop an innovation strategy for a hugely successful food business!

This well-established and highly reputable multi-million pound turnover business specialises in developing and producing branded chilled foods for major UK retailers.

A brand new role has been created for a Group Packaging Technologist to join the business. An extremely fast paced environment, this is a really exciting time to join a hugely successful business who are growing and developing alongside their customers. Very much a customer focussed role, the company have developed strategic plans with the retailers and are looking for a Group Packaging Technologist to manage and balance innovation, cost and sustainability.

You will be responsible for building and coordinating the company's innovation strategy and will be relied on to provide technical support and packaging expertise to the wider business. You will manage projects from initial concept stage through to completion, ensuring delivery to customers is within budget and agreed timescales.

With all the recent press surrounding packaging sustainability and with this being a newly created role, you have a real opportunity to influence and to make this role your own. Sitting within the Marketing function, you will need to have brand awareness and clear vision of what needs to be achieved.

You can be based from any of the companies three UK sites which are in the North West and the South of England (please get in touch for further location details). Each of the sites has its own Innovation Kitchen where the team continuously develop products and work on new ideas!

Key requirements:

  • Strong technical knowledge of flexible / plastic packaging is essential for this role
  • A proven background in a similar role within FMCG is also required
  • Experience within the food industry is desirable
  • Supportive qualifications would be ideal but are not essential
  • You will reside within a commutable distance of one of the three sites
  • You will be a confident communicator with a natural creative flair

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

REF. AJA894626 By Focus Management

Follow Focus Management on Twitter @foodjob

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

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