Packaging Technologist, West Midlands
Location: United Kingdom
County / State: Warwickshire
Job type: Permanent
Consultant: Yasmine Baythoon
Start date: Asap
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Innovation is the key for this Packaging Technologist position.
An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a degree educated, or equivalent, Packaging Technologist to join a leading UK food manufacturer specialising in branded and own label products.
Reporting to the Packaging Manager, as a Packaging Technologist you will be responsible for delivering innovative packaging solutions to meet present and future business growth demands. Working closely with the NPD and Commercial teams, you will be involved in a range of projects covering primary, secondary, tertiary and shelf ready packaging, ensuring it is fit for purpose.
Current materials used include; cardboard, films (PET films), long-life/atmospheric packaging, flow-wrap, as well as board.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in a packaging technology or science discipline
- Have experience in a Packaging Technologist role
- Have an extensive knowledge of packaging materials and production processes
- Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
- Hold a current driving licence
It would be advantageous to have previously worked within the FMCG sector with an understanding of long-life/atmospheric packaging, however this is not essential.
You will need to have strong project management experience as this role will be responsible for co-ordinating a number of different of suppliers, customers and departments within this business.
As with any good business there will be opportunities in the future for progression and to develop your skill set.
To apply for this excellent opportunity that really puts innovation at the heart of its offering please apply today.
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