Graduate Packaging Technologist

SCI Recruitment for Scientists
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Packaging Technologist
Reference: 19716
My Gloucestershire based client is an industry-leading company in food research and innovation. They are currently looking to recruit a graduate Packaging Technologist to work on the technical delivery of short and long term projects. Relevant technical subjects will be considered but food science or technology is preferred.
The successful candidate will work under close supervision of the line manager and will be required to plan and manage their own time to meet deadlines.
Duties for this position will include :-
- Researching and designing new packaging ideas / modifying existing product packaging- Providing support to practical delivery on training courses - Preparing simple project quotations for clients - Providing support to practical delivery on training courses - Maintenance of packaging analytical equipment, care of packaging pilot plant and maintenance of records for business management system purposes
Qualifications and Competencies
•A graduate in a food or packaging related discipline or an equivalent qualification. •A technical knowledge of food packaging across multiple food sectors and multiple packaging formats is desirable (e.g. metal, paperboard and glass) but not essential•Good verbal and communication skills as this is a client facing role•Effective time management skills relating to effective delivery and business practices•Full UK/EU driving licence•Basic project management skills from recent experience.•Generally IT literate
Location: GloucestershireRole: PermanentSalary: £17,000 to 20,000 depending on experience
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