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Packaging Technologist - 12 month FTC - Food - County Durham

£23,000 - £26,000 per annum

North East

REF: NCM895425

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Experienced Packaging Technologist required to cover a 12 month maternity cover role to start asap.

My client urgently requires a packaging technologist to join their site in the north east on a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave.

This role would suit a recent graduate who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and is keen to learn more about the process involved in developing products from concept to launch.

You must be available to start asap - November 2019

  • Reporting into the Head of Packaging Development, you will be responsible for managing relationships with design houses to support development of good practice.
  • Responsible for improving the printing process and quality of reprographics.
  • Brief artwork, create and maintain cutter guides, coordinate packaging redesign projects on current SKUs and manage new film changeovers on site.
  • Support the NPD process to bring new products to market with trials and transit support.
  • Manage timelines for packaging printing (FTP) and introduction on site.
  • Support day to day issues with site packaging, supporting QA and operations
  • Develop an understanding of the packaging products to improve operational line efficiency and product efficacy.
  • Ensure all existing packaging is fit for purpose, compliant with technical and legal requirements, specifications developed and held electronically for access
  • Deliver packaging cost saving and rationalisation projects
  • Build supplier relationships to increase packaging knowledge of industry trends and competitors for the business.

To apply you will ideally have a degree and experience of working within packaging within the food industry.

Hours – 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday

Ref NCM895425

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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