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SENIOR PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST

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SENIOR PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST

NORTH WEST

£OPEN

Our client is a global manufacturer of corrugated packaging products, they are currently looking to recruit a Senior Packaging Technologist

Desired skills

  • Knowledge of Kasemake CAD software (or similar)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ideally worked in Corrugated / Carton board Structural Design
  • A proven track record in developing packaging solutions
  • A solid understanding of board / box manufacturing methods and tooling design
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, high workloads and delegate accordingly
  • Good communication skills, with an ability to communicate in person and via network systems with all levels within the business
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Computer Literate on PC systems

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Innovative thinker with a passionate for product development and sustainability
  • Ability to work as part of a team, where all members 'muck-in and get their hands dirty'
  • Reliable with good organisation skills and excellent time management

Role Responsibilities:

  • Deliver market leading packaging concepts, meeting customers' requirements including digital and physical product mock-ups
  • Pro-actively develop concepts for emerging markets, considering new materials and processes
  • Managing the day-to-day workflow of the department, ensuring deadlines are met at a high standard.
  • Provide expertise to lead problem solving, product testing / trialing and resolve packaging issues/quality concerns.
  • Deliver Packaging projects from concept to go live including sampling, artwork management and product approval
  • Mentoring and developing team members through a training and development programme
  • Work with the NPD / Sales Team / Customer to ensure we have full understanding of brief and support as required to meet the product criteria.
  • Designing and ordering tooling with key considerations of manufacturing efficiencies and print
  • Ensuring product development process is fully documented through in-house systems.
  • Full review of developed artworks to verify compliance with business requirements.
  • Full responsibility for product sign-off and approval.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of innovation developments with packaging suppliers and machine manufacturers.
  • Implementing new specifications and ensuring the team are adhering to the specifications, liaising with the Product Manager.
  • Monitoring packaging efficiency impact on operational processes, from machine speeds to packing and pallet specification and ensure products are cost effective.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the product and manufacturing teams to ensure a seamless process.
  • Keeping up to date with appropriate technology and software (including training programmes) and ensuring equipment is serviced and well maintained.
  • Main Point of contact - liaising and creating working relationships internally and within group and with immediate suppliers and couriers.
  • Attending and presenting at site meetings with development opportunities and material innovations
  • Responsible for ensuring yourself and the team are working in a safe and responsible manner, in line with health, safety and environmental obligations and ensuring machinery is well maintained

SENIOR PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST

North West England
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school
£50,000 - £59,999

Published on 17 Mar 2021

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