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Packaging Technologist


Tyne and Wear

£25,000 (1-year FTC)






Company Description

Our client is at the forefront of the food manufacturing sector. To cover maternity, they now require a Packaging Technologist.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Working as part of the NPD team primary aim is to deliver a quality packaged product to key customers.
  • The role encompasses certain aspects of the NPD process from concept to launch, including blue sky innovation, commercial viability, cost reduction and building closer customer working relationships, supporting internal & external customers.
  • To promote inter-site dialogue, knowledge share and develop Best Practices within day to day activities.
  • To ensure the smooth flow of new packaging from concept to launch.
  • Coordinate packaging projects across a number of functions.
  • Brief artwork to design houses.
  • Create and maintain cutter guides, supplying to relevant departments.
  • Organise packaging trials and transit tests.
  • Support where practical day to day site issues with packaging to Technical, operations, purchasing Depts.
  • To be familiar with the key issues regarding packaging used and apply that knowledge as required.
  • Keep the business updated on any new packaging innovations that are available in marketplace.

The Person

  • Qualified to Degree level or having comparable work experience.
  • Packaging industry ideally related to food manufacturing.
  • Organised and adaptable.
  • Excellent communication skills-verbal and written.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Problem solving.
  • Proven project working skills.
  • Good analytical and presentation skills.
  • Structured method of working.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Excel/Word-IT skills.
  • If interested, please email a CV to or call him on 0191 242 5618.

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