Packaging Technologist

Recruiter
Location
Hull
Salary
Market related
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
11 Oct 2017
Ref
WJFRP81448
Contact
Donna Thornton
Function
Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Packaging Technologist, Hull, in this exciting new role you will be integral in the development of new packaging concepts, whilst showing an understanding of the technical aspects of packaging and innovative packaging solutions.

Key Responsibilities of a Packaging Technologist

If you are looking for a role that will give you autonomy, allowing you to be truly creative and hands on and in a fast paced environment, then this key role is ideal for you. You will be key in the development of Aunt Bessie’s packaging solutions; this will often require you to make up a selection of packaging options to be presented alongside new product concepts.    

You will work closely with a number of teams including NPD, Marketing and the Procurement Team during the development of the packaging concepts. There will be a need to ensure that our packaging suppliers (current and new, where required) are fully engaged and able to replicate the concept in volume. An ability to demonstrate your understanding of the use and functionality of packaging in the market place is vital, as is your will to seek out new and improved technologies and assess their potential application within our product range.

Packaging Technologist Skills and Experience

To be considered for this role you must have a relevant qualification in either packaging technology or a related science and have recent hands on experience of dealing with various types of packaging and demonstrate how you keep up to date with new packaging solution’s entering the market place. Working cross functionally, speaking with both internal and external stakeholders, you will need to have excellent communication skills, as well as being extremely well organised. 

This role may require you to travel within the UK and also occasionally in Europe.

About us

As part of the William Jackson Food Group, a family owned business; Aunt Bessie’s is a company with strong values and the desire to balance short and long term growth whilst being the market leader in Frozen Yorkshire Puddings and having a strong portfolio of frozen accompaniments, meal centres, vegetables and desserts. Being synonymous with the traditional taste and values of home-cooked food, Aunt Bessie’s provides a helping hand in the kitchen and is committed to building a business to be proud of.