Packaging Technologist

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Greencore
Location
Northamptonshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary Details: Competitive

Did you know that Greencore is the world's largest sandwich maker?
We are currently recruiting for a Packaging Technologist to be responsible for packaging developments from concept to launch, utilising best value materials, to meet customer requirements.
Main responsibilities
 Develop and deliver packaging concepts that utilise best value materials to suit customers’ needs, whilst offering a wide variety of options that match lead time requirements
 Develop mock ups and mood boards when required
 Manage and quantify the packaging gate process with internal teams
 To actively seek solutions that meet environmental requirements for Greencore and our customers
 Identify and support cost saving opportunities
 Work with suppliers to provide robust specifications for all packaging items
Ideal candidate
 Graduate calibre with design skills
 Experience of FMCG
 Level of CSR awareness
About the company
Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.
It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.
Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.
Greencore Food to Go Northampton is undergoing unprecedented growth with over £30 Million invested in our site. The end result is that we have recently opened our 5th unit. Greencore always look to put people at the core, and at Northampton our Learning and Development team have delivered well over 30,000 hours of training in the past year alone. We offer a clear and well defined career path and will actively look at how we can enable our colleagues to push themselves forward.
Reasons for joining Greencore
Opportunity:
* We create opportunities for our people to take responsibility early in their careers, to develop their skills and capabilities, to work in a wide variety of businesses and roles, and to make a difference.Investment:
* We invest heavily in our people, facilities and capability to ensure we retain a strong competitive edge in the markets we operate. Developing and training our people is critical to delivery of our strategy.Passion:
* Our people are passionate about our business and we enjoy what they do. We are also committed to make our business and a supportive and diverse place to work.Innovation:
* Our capacity to innovate is key to our ongoing success. We ask our people to constantly look for new and better ways of running our business.Challenge:
* We hold each other to high performance standards and challenge ourselves to improve our business every day

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