Packaging Technologist

Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Leicestershire/South Yorkshire
£generous basic + 10% bonus, private healthcare, private pension, life assurance, PHI
12 Mar 2019
11 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



Global food company and a major player within the FMCG space, our client is the home of leading & much loved brands !


As this major UK site looks to develop its expert industrial capabilities we have an amazing opportunity for a Packaging Technologist to join the industrial team. This exciting new role will lead the way in defining and developing strategies to pursue continuous improvement alongside our global Packaging teams. Acting as a key interface for Industrial, Deploy/Design/Sourcing), Quality & Marketing, you’ll be a subject matter expert on all technology and quality related aspects of packaging.


Key duties and responsibilities will include:


•       Develop strategies for Continuous Improvement together with the Packaging/ Continuous Improvement teams to find new packaging solutions and to improve on existing ones


•       Develop, together with Process Technologists, a common strategy for the Professional families development , in order to build up a Core Competence Center as a reference model for the business as a whole.


•       Cooperate with Group Engineering in developing and programming new packaging plants.


•       Develop relationships with research centers concerning packaging technologies.


•       Ensure a control over the packaging processes stability.


•       Ensure the application of features, rules, plans, methods and tools used in the area managed, according to Group policies and standards.


•       Ensure the analysis and the intervention to fix problems related to packaging lines.


•       Manage and coordinate the on-going problem solving activities for technology related issues experienced within the area managed.


•       Coordinate tests on new production processes and solutions for new materials and packaging.


•       Ensure a proper documentation of the acquired and built know how, and its availability.


To be successful in this role you will have previous experience of working in a large scale manufacturing environment in a position where you specialised in packaging ideally in the development and industrialisation of packaging for a wide range of products. You will have experience of working with both new and existing products from a packaging perspective and will have a passion for innovative ways of working as well as embracing new technologies.


You will be a natural collaborator with the ability to work cross functionally and have excellent project management and analytical skills. You will have a demonstrable commitment to continuous improvement and high quality standards to make our products the best they can be!


It’s an exciting time to join the business and this role presents a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within a global organisation with iconic brands.  In addition to a generous basic, we offer health care, life assurance and company pension as well as great on site facilities including subsidised restaurant, free parking and a fully equipped gym.