Packaging Technologist - 6 month FTC - County Durham
£23,000 - £24,000 per annum plus Pro Rata
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Experienced Packaging Technologist required to cover a 6 month fixed term contract to start asap.
My client urgently requires a packaging technologist to join their site in the north east on a 6 month contract.
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.
You will be responsible for supporting the head of packaging development to understand the consumer, customer needs and technical requirements from their packaging to develop a Programme of work that delivers commercial growth and competitive advantage for their products.
A large proportion of the role will be to manage relationships with design houses to support development of good practice. Improve 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 and day to day issues with site packaging, supporting QA and operations.
Develop an understanding of packaging products to improve operational line efficiency and product efficacy.
Deliver packaging cost saving and rationalisation projects.
To ensure all existing packaging is fit for purpose, compliant with technical and legal requirements, specifications developed and held electronically for access.
Build supplier relationships to increase our packaging knowledge of industry trends and competitors and our innovation capability.
To apply you will ideally have a driving license and a car as you will be required to travel to another site within the business. A degree and experience of working within packaging within the food industry is also desirable.
Hours: 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Apply today if you are available and looking for your next challenge.
Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778
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