Assistant Packaging Technologist

Advantage Solutions
04 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced, knowledgeable and professional Assistant Packaging Technologist? Do you want to work with a vibrant and forward thinking business? Due to business success and significant growth, my client are now recruiting for an Assistant Packaging Technologist to join their existing team. They offer a great package and opportunity to develop in the challenging sector.


·To manage the implementation & maintenance of technical packaging specs

·Deliver smooth transistion from packaging development into first production runs

·Interface with other functions in support of project delivery

·Contribute to the continual review & improvement of operational processes

·Support Packaging & Process Technologist as deemed necessary

·Creation of technical specifications for packaging components when required

·Manage & execute SAP data management to include change requests, label cutter guide/ template etc.

·Manage & coordinate allocated projects

·Perform analysis on packaging to identify quality issues & liaise directly with customers & suppliers to resolve & implement corrective actions

·Alongside colleagues, support production trials at all levels & communicate results & proposed corrective actions to improve performance of both packaging & production equipment

·Implement studies on packaging & production equipment to improve production efficiency & component functionality

·Actively implement cost reduction studies & trials in conjunction with suppliers & customers

·Support in quality issues in relation to transit packaging & finished goods packing

·Participation in site project meetings to support new & existing project implementation to the site


·Relevant technical or engineering qualifications

·Work experience in FMCG environment

·Ability to work unsupervised & ensure role priorities are met

·Team player who is creative & can inspire co-workers

·Maintains professional but friendly demeanour

·Recognises the needs for co-operation between departments

·Must be able to provide clear instructions & information to employees

·Possess the ability to multitask on a daily basis

·Works efficiently & manages time effectively

·Must be able to handle problems in a calm & collected manner, even when under pressure

·Effective communicator

·Shows eagerness & capacity to learn

·Shows concern about professional improvement

·Positive & “can do” attitude & open to change


·Good career opportunities are available for the right individual to progress

·£25,0000 Per annum

·Mon – Thu 08:00 - 17:00 & Fri 08:00 - 14:00

·28 days holiday (inc. stats)

Company Pension

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