Packaging Technologist - up to £32k

Recruiter
Science Solutions Recruitment
Location
Runcorn
Salary
£23000 - £32000/annum Development, training
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Science Solutions - Packaging Technologist - £22-£32k depending on experience - Runcorn

Growth organisation - investing in staff development & branching out into new dosage forms.

Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm

Friday 8am to 1pm

Responsibilities;

* To work in a team of 2 Packaging Technologists to explore and understand new packaging innovations within the marketplace, and to evaluate their feasibility within the company
* To support Engineering and Production in the design, commissioning and qualification of new technologies and equipment as required
* To advise customers and sales managers on packaging options for their products and to provide quotations for these
* To co-ordinate with customers and suppliers to generate artworks for cartons, labels and leaflets, initiating amendments in line with customer and legislative needs.
* To produce packing specifications and agree component standards
* To liaise with suppliers to ensure new componentry and artwork is sourced correctly and on time and to resolve any issues with existing components
* To brief the Purchasing function on supplier, quantity and price for componentry
* To maintain databases for printed packaging quotations, artwork, tooling and status of active projects

Person Specification:

Graduate degree or equivalent experience

* An understanding of packaging technology and its applications within the nutraceutical or food sector
* Motivated with a common sense, practical approach.
* Good IT skills.
* Excellent attention to detail.
* Confident and self-motivated.
* Good time management and the ability to be flexible and work to targets and under pressure.
* Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written); able to communicate with customers, suppliers and colleagues.
* Previous experience would be helpful but not essential.

Benefits:

* Salary commensurate with experience
* Company Bonus Scheme
* Group Personal Pension Scheme
* Company Sickness Scheme

Please apply now