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Technical Manager - Flexo Packaging

TECHNICAL MANAGER - FLEXO PACKAGING

WEST YORKSHIRE

Salary £30-35K + Bonus + Auto-enrol Pension + 23 days holiday + Other Benefits

Hours: Monday to Friday 40 hrs per week / flexi start times

Our Client is an independently owned, well invested packaging group, supplying printed packaging solutions to FMCG markets. Currently looking to recruit a Technical Manager with a working knowledge of multiple print and prepress technologies.

This client can offer a lovely working environment with a relaxed atmosphere and excellent facilities.

Responsibilities

  • Plays a key role in the area of Technical Service, working closely with the sales team to establish clear customer focus and achieve business objectives through technical means.
  • Colour Management expertise; proactively and reactively supports this technology
  • Assesses customers' needs and proactively and reactively incorporates continuous improvement methods and philosophy.
  • Works with and calls on top level management as well as suppliers, to develop technical response/action plans regarding issues and opportunities.
  • Troubleshoots press issues - for flexo/gravure/offset products for the Narrow Web industry customers - and recommends actions/formulations to improve/correct situation.
  • Gathers correct information so lab resources can operate in the most efficient manner, both to correct issues and to design new products.
  • Completes and participates in special projects as assigned.
  • Ascertains customers' technical objectives and strategically plans and facilitates communication of the company's relevant technical developments to respective customers.
  • Provides weekly and/or monthly reports detailing customers' technical issues/needs including trial reports.
  • Directly communicates on-site with area customers to address technical issues and/or interacts with customers as a professional immediate technical resource
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills required:

  • A good understanding of Flexo printing is required.
  • Knowledge of substrates such as PET, PVC, multilayer laminates and pouches/ sachets will be beneficial.
  • A good understanding of key sustainability and recyclability factors relating to these product lines and other packaging products.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good time management and communications skills

Technical Manager - Flexo Packaging

West Yorkshire
Permanent
no work experience required
High school
£30,000 - £39,999

Published on 9 Aug 2021

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