up to £45k +15% bonus + private pension, 5 weeks & bank holidays + medical cover
Working for one of the worlds leading food brands as a Packaging Technologist you will be responsible for supporting the operation with its packaging requirements which includes the production and distribution of new packaging, developed as a result of an innovation project; and delivering the ongoing packaging requirements of the day-to-day operations.
You will need to manage your time effectively, to ensure all deliverables in line with agreed timescales and quality.
Brief packaging suppliers on changes to existing packaging formats and platforms.
Take packaging concepts and designs from the Packaging Designer (Singapore Innovation Hub) or Packaging Lead (UK Innovation Hub ) and develop them to meet the needs of the operations, ensuring compliance to the relevant regulations.
Collaborate with internal colleagues on a variety of operational projects / workstreams, providing technical packaging solutions that are fit-for-purpose, cost effective and deliver brand values and operational efficiencies, ensuring agreed timescales adhered to.
Develop detailed technical specifications that allow key stakeholders to deliver the company’s standards and requirements.
Produce mock-ups and functional prototypes using in-house packaging lab equipment.
Work with the Supply Chain Team to source cost-effective packaging solutions at scale. Liaise with Supply Chain Team to identify, plan, develop and source packaging materials as required.
Co-ordinate packaging trials and testing programs with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
Support the Packaging Lead with the maintenance and upkeep of the packaging lab equipment.
Build and manage relationships with packaging suppliers, external agencies and printing firms, to maintain packaging technical knowledge and up to date awareness of industry development
Educational Qualifications & Experience
Degree in Engineering / Packaging / Product Design or similar desirable but not essential • Diploma in Packaging Technology (Level 5) an advantage
3 + years’ experience as a Packaging Technologist
Experience across a range of packaging materials, processes and manufacturing methods
Experience working with packaging for food or FMCG brands preferred
In depth knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements for packaging and waste
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external stakeholder relationships
Strong organisational and project management skills, able to deliver outcomes on time, in a fast paced and complex environment.
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Resource Partnership Search & Selection Ltd
15, West Hill Park
London N6 6ND