Packaging Development Engineer

Vector Recruitment
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This major innovator in the packaging industry is looking for an ambitious Packaging Design Engineer / Development Engineer with a background in PET / Polymer / Plastic Packaging to join their cutting edge R&D team, based near Milton Keynes. This is a key position for an experienced Packaging Development Engineer at a company transforming the global PET packaging marketplace. Through the use of advanced recycling processes, they provide bespoke PET packaging solutions that deliver major benefits in cost and efficiency as well as reduced environmental impact across the entire supply chain.

The Packaging Development Engineer will lead development projects – actively designing the novel PET packaging and supporting the product through the product development process from concept to shelf. This will involve a mixture of technical responsibilities CAD Design, FMEA, test specification and analysis as well as project management and customer support etc.

This is a key and strategic position within the company; the Packaging Development Engineer will be driven, self-motivated and ambitious, capable developing novel PET / Polymer Packaging solutions for clients ranging from small innovative SME’s through to global household name brands.

The company are growing strongly -as is their influence and renown within the global packaging industry. They invest heavily in NPD and have a passion to make packaging better -more efficient with reduced carbon footprint other environmental impact. The want someone with equal enthusiasm in sustainable packaging technology to join their team.

In return they are offering an excellent remuneration package including relocation assistance, a family friendly culture of work-life balance and exceptional personal career development opportunities as this innovative company look set to grow dramatically.

To be considered for the role of Packaging Development Engineer / Design Engineer you need the following:

* A Degree or similar in a Engineering or Scientific discipline (eg Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering etc )
* Solid commercial acumen
* Prior experience of:

* CAD Design (SolidWords)
* PET / Polymer / Plastic Packaging
* Test Specification
* Working to a QMS
* Desirable
* Experience of 2 stage PET Manufacture
* Experience of CSD (Carbonated beverages) – beer and wine ideally.
* Willingness to travel internationally occasionally -mainly to Europe and possibly the Far East.To learn more about this opportunity please contact Alex Hannigan-Train on / (Apply online only)

Job Title: Packaging Development Engineer

Vacancy Location: Milton Keynes area (M1 Junction 13/14), commutable from Bedford, Aylesbury, Northampton, Buckingham, St Albans etc

Salary: totally negotiable in the region of £35-45k + Benefits & Relocation Assistance

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