Packaging Technologist

Recruiter
Henderson Brown Recruitment Limited
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£35k - £40k pa
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Packaging Technologist
Salary: £35,000-£40,000pa
Location: Cambridgeshire

Our client is a large reputable manufacturer who is looking to strengthen their team with an experienced Packaging Technologist. A growing and successful business with real vision and drive this opportunity is for a Packaging Technologist who wants to deliver and be a key cog in the NPD team.

Key Job Purpose:
To drive the best innovation and commercial deals possible across packaging within the business. Continually develop and harness packaging innovations/design to maximise market competitive advantage.

Key Accountabilities:
*To drive improvement across the packaging category.
*Manage the packaging supplier base and implement category plans.
*Resolve supply issues and manage supplier relationships.
*Provide expert advice on all packaging requirements keeping up to date with technological innovation
*Work closely with Commercial, NPD and Site Management to provide innovative options on new products and packaging re-launches.
*Promote supplier input to optimise packaging design to improve site production efficiencies.
*As packaging technologist develop and lead strong technical relationships with our suppliers, fully understand capabilities and identity of new supplier as required to allow the projects to progress.
*Create and maintain packaging database with responsibility for ensuring risk assessment, testing and compliance, performance for the application and meet our customers' requirements.

Experience:
*Previous experience within a senior packaging technologist role/packaging buyer/category buyer/packaging procurement role
*Proven track record of delivering innovative and sustainable packaging solutions
*Experience within the FMCG sector, ideally food manufacturing
*Strong communicator and ability to deal with senior stakeholders


If you believe you have the skills and personality to fit these requirements please get in touch with Jason Kilbride ******************* or call *********** for more information.

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