Packaging Technologist (Senior)

Luton Bennett
Braintree, UK
12 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Packaging Technologist (Senior/Food)

£40,000 + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Pension


Senior Packaging Technologist required for a well established manufacturer that are people focused and invest regularly. This is a new role to the company due to growth, you will be an integral part of the senior management team developing packaging.

To apply for the role you need to have some experience in a packaging related role and previous management responsibility. Those with experience working closely with Production and NPD teams with creative ingenuity are invited to apply.

The role itself is focused on developing new and sustainable packaging technologies, processes and products for the company. You will work within the NPD team and have direct line management responsibility of a packaging technologist; you will have accountability for their ongoing development.

As a Senior Packaging Technologist you will work closely with the team on the shop floor, you will be a part of factory trials and ensure all materials are legally compliant and accurate technical data is recorded. Where required you will deal with suppliers, sourcing more sustainable materials where possible. You will also be accountable for attending packaging trade shows and liaise with sustainability experts and bring these ideas in house.

You will be working for an established food company and will ensure that all products meet safety, legality, traceability, quality, and hygiene standards. The company are looking to continue their ongoing growth and looking for an enthusiastic, passionate packaging development manager who is going to bring new ideas to the team.

The role will play an integral part of the NPD team and be a key part in the ongoing sustainability of the business. As a company they are extremely people focused, internal and external training opportunities will be available for the right candidate.

The role

*Key part of the Senior Management Team, supporting the NPD department

*Direct line management accountability for 1 packaging technologist

*Assisting and conducting factory packaging trials

*Develop packaging sustainability strategy

*Attend trade shows where necessary

The role

*Technically qualified to degree level or equivalent

*Experience in a packaging related role

*Previous management experience

*Looking for innovative creative role where you can add value

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