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Alexander Steele are working in partnership with a highly established food manufacturer, who are seeking a Packaging Development Technologist to join their growing NPD function.
Reporting into the Packaging Development Manager and working very closely with senior NPD stakeholders, the successful incumbent will support NPD projects whilst also supporting the improvement of the packaging function including systems, processes and packaging formats.
This will be a Monday – Friday role paying circa £30,000 - £35,000 for the right candidate.
Creation of packaging specifications for the facility
Coordination of factory trials
Supporting the business function from concept through to launch
Becoming a key member of key packaging development projects, driving improved standards across the function
Ability to liaise with key stakeholders throughout the business
Supporting technical risk assessments on changes to packaging
Supporting with artwork and packaging development processes, manufacturing etc
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (excel and word).
Understanding of basic design and concepts.
Excellent interpersonal skills including an ability to communicate at all levels.
Pro-active self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude, enthusiasm, high energy levels, methodical and a tenacious commitment to work.
Attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines.
The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
The ability to be able to interact with various business departments.
Keen understanding of packaging and printing processes.
Ideally 1-2 years relevant experience within an FMCG packaging role. Alternatively, NPD or product development experience and an interest in broadening out into packaging development
Experience of working in a fast paced environment
Food industry experience would be preferred
If you would be interested in more detail on the position please apply with your most recent CV.
£30000 - £35000
about 1 month ago
26 Jun 00:00