Packaging Development Technologist

North East England
£30k to £40k basic + benefits
02 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Job Function
Packaging Technologist
Contract Type
Full Time

We are on the search for candidates with packaging development experience in a complex organisation. As a packaging expert, you will have a clear understanding of packaging design, materials, equipment, and systems. You need to be well versed with cost management, vendor development expertise, project management skills, cross-functional collaboration and effective communication skills, with a keenness for learning in a cross-cultural & cross functional environment.

As Packaging Development Technologist, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Develop and technically approve new packaging formats and changes to existing formats as required by the respective category strategy
  • Support and coordinate all relevant trials and ensure all projects are documented and relevant systems are updated
  • Identify and implement value engineering opportunities
  • Operational support that require a change to packaging specifications
  • Learn and understand the retail environment where our client competes and offer input to the long-term strategies
  • Participation in pipeline building and development based on strategic marketing plans
  • Proactively strengthen key internal partnerships such as the wider Packaging team, Marketing, Supply Chain, Research & Development, Quality Assurance and Consumer Insights
  • Establish and build external partnerships with Packaging Vendors to help drive differentiation and innovation based on defined pipeline needs

We are looking for someone who stands out from the crowd – someone with a creative personality that brings ideas to life. Striving to be the best, you will bring the department and team to the next level.



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