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Greencore Group

Packaging Technologist/Manager

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Recruiter
Greencore Group
Posted
15 January 2013
Closes
12 February 2013
Ref
UK00433
Contact
Greencore Group
Location
Somerset
Function
Business Sector
Contract Type
Salary
Negotiable

Further information





* Develop innovative and robust packaging solutions on time for innovation projects in line with customer briefs/business strategy.

* To delight and inspire the customer through first to market packaging

* Must be able to visualise concepts through the creation of mock ups

* To stay abreast of changing packaging technologies and solutions and to proactively keep the business and customer informed.

* Develop commercially viable packaging and seek initial concept costs for all new packaging materials and work with purchasing to ensure that negotiation opportunities are maximised. * Provide cross functional support to ensure that packaging is functional and fit for purpose * To active

ly seek solutions that meet environmental requirements and work in line with the customers agenda

* Identify cost saving opportunities and support value creation initiatives

* To create and build strong relationships with customers and suppliers representing the business in a professional manner.

* Ensure visibility of project progress to internal departments and customer

* Provide robust specifications for all Packaging items

* Provide packaging technical expertise internally and externally

* To fully understand legislation pertaining to packaging and advise business accordingly of implications.

* Attend print runs and 1st production runs of key packaging for new items

Skills & experience
* Minimum of 5 years experience within a packaging role is essential.

* Experience within Food Manufacturing is preferred

* Packaging related qualification preferred, ideally degree level or equivalent

* Excellent project and time management skills required

* Must be able to manage multiple projects and manage conflicting priorities * Ability to create a favourable first impression and present effectively

* Creative approach and ability to visualise concepts via mock ups

* Excellent Packaging industry knowledge required to source a diverse range of packaging items

Greencore Group

As a leading international producer of Convenience Foods, we have a passion for food and take real pride in helping our customers to efficiently meet their consumers' needs.