Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Customer-Facing Packaging Designer, East Midlands

Location: East Midlands

County / State: East Midlands

Job type: Permanent

Category: New Product Development, Packaging

Reference: AJS893978

Consultant: Amy Shurden

Start date: Asap

Salary: £30,000 - £30,000 per annum (DOE) Plus Bonus and Pension

Summary

Are you a Packaging Designer based in the East Midlands? Do you have experience of AG CAD? Looking for a customer-facing role? Keep reading...!

Job Description

This well-respected, multi-award winning packaging manufacturer has an excellent reputation for service, as well as for staying one step ahead of competition by being amongst the first to capitalise on the latest technologies on the market.

Due to continued growth plans, they are currently looking to recruit a Customer-Facing Packaging Designer. The successful candidate will spend between 50% and 75% of their time out visiting customers; the rest of their time will be spent on site at the company premises in the East Midlands.

You will be responsible for creating innovative design solutions for both new and existing customers. Working in line with the company objectives and alongside other members of the design team, you will work towards ensuring that company targets for growth, retention and profitability are met.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Taking design briefs directly from customers or from account managers, creating initial production samples using AG CAD software, aiming to produce innovative design to generate direct/indirect savings
  • Developing relationships with key stakeholders, as well as liaising regularly with the Technical Service Manager, Design team, Sales, Customer Service, Operations and Purchasing teams, you will provide feedback and advice on best fit packaging solutions
  • You will often be required to manage multiple projects, working towards set deadlines
  • Carry out testing of proposed solutions to ensure that they are fit for purpose

In order to be considered for this role, you must have a proven background in packaging design, from any manufacturing background including cartons, plastics, corrugated, flexibles, labels etc. You will be joining a company that is very much customer-focused and proud of their reputation for service, you must therefore have a "can do" attitude and strong work ethic.

If this sounds like the next step you have been waiting for, apply now!

REF. AJS893978 By Focus Management

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