NPD Specification, Packaging & Artwork Technologist

Recruiter
P3 Search & Selection Limited
Location
Blackburn
Posted
11 Jun 2018
Closes
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is one of the UK's most well known confectionary manufacturers, manufacturing some of the most recognisable branded products you see on the shelf including a wide range of own label products which include mints, chocolate coated fruit & nuts, fudge, toffee, popcorn and many more.

To join their NPD team they are looking for a;

NPD Specification, Packaging & Artwork Technologist

Specification

  • Generate, update and maintain all customer own label & branded specifications across the business
  • Update component database with new formulations/packaging/labels/barcodes
  • Generate and register all barcodes for branded products
  • Create and issue packaging intermediate codes
  • Create and issue EAN, Intermediate & FG codes
  • Build working relationship with technical/specification contacts across customer base
  • Complete QAS documents for OL & branded products
  • Artwork

  • Take full ownership for artwork from concept to launch
  • Brief artwork for outer cases to supplier
  • Request samples for checking perforation profiles are suitable for product in box
  • Check & approve all artwork from a technical & legislative point of view
  • Co-ordinates with artwork houses/agency & marketing manager for all branded & retailer OL artwork
  • Build Relationships with Design Agencies & Marketing
  • Build Relationships with Advisory bodies – Leatherhead
  • Attend & sign off print runs for new packaging
  • Packaging

  • Create new layout drawings for new packaging
  • Completing sizing up dimensions for outer packaging
  • Request Cutter guides and spec information from packaging suppliers
  • Create and issue all production packing specifications for the factory
  • Maintain files of all new packaging, including supplier specifications
  • Design labels on Label view and Markem (in house label system)
  • Complete the annual input of packaging waste figures
  • Complete packaging trials/ 1st production runs & report on all findings & additional costs
  • Complete incoming sign off on all new packaging to site
  • Complete transit trials were necessary
  • Qualifications

  • ?Background in FMCG or Food ideal
  • Knowledge of web-based computer systems for Own Label specifications
  • Level 3 Food Safety ideal
  • Level 2 Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Team player
  • Good relationship builder
  • Package

    Up to £30K + benefits + holidays


    This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81840113

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