Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Packaging Technician, Industrial Placement/Graduate opportunity

Location: West Midlands

County / State: Shropshire

Category: Graduate, New Product Development, Packaging

Reference: RAE894761

Consultant: Roger Elliott

Start date: Asap

Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per annum plus Benefits Package


Packaging Technician - Industrial Placement/Graduate opportunity available – 6 months FTC

Job Description

The client is a well-renowned business with an impressive range of products and an excellent reputation within the food industry.

The business is looking to appoint a recent graduate or a current student to the packaging development team for a 6-month industrial placement. It’s a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a fast-paced packaging environment.

You’ll provide packaging technical support across multiple sites for branded and own label products. You’ll proactively support product range development and range extensions and support packaging development to gain a competitive edge and improve supply chain performance, through CI programs.

You will support dedicated projects in line with the business packaging strategy alongside supporting the teams in day to day operational activities

Following on the job training and experience you will -

  • Support the management and sign off of packaging projects within the agreed timescales
  • Complete day to day activities including supporting line trials and conducting laboratory testing
  • Ensure that approvals for design and packaging changes, both internally and externally are in place
  • Support the implementation and application of operational changes to current concepts/products working closely with appropriate teams
  • Have knowledge of packaging materials, packaging and print processes and systems
  • Support the Planning and implementation of production trials within NPD and cost optimisation
  • Deliver a smooth handover of projects
  • Complete all relevant paperwork in a timely manner in line with the businesses systems and legal requirements

If you’re a current university student looking for an industrial placement as part of your degree or a graduate looking for your first role within the food/packaging industry then please apply now.

REF. RAE894761 By Focus Management

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