Packaging Technologist

Blue Spark
South East England
16 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

We're working with an exceptional branded food business who are well known for their high quality & innovative market leading products. They are about to enter the next phase of exciting expansion and are now seeking a bright and inventive Packaging enthusiast to join their growing team.

The Role

In this cross functional role you’ll work in collaboration to ensure the successful launch of products to market through delivery of inspiring packaging solutions. Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, as part of the project team your key responsibilities will include:

·              Maintaining, updating and implementing specifications management systems, helping to develop a robust and detailed information source for all packaging requirements across the group.

·              Liaising with internal product development teams to deliver fit-for-purpose packaging solutions in line with product specifications and the latest food legislation whilst carrying out packaging trials to ensure commercially viable designs with flawless finishes.

·              Coordinating with packaging suppliers, managing supplier approval processes to ensure high standards are met whilst challenging existing procedures and driving continuous improvements.

·              Reviewing raw materials documentation, preparing technical specifications and taking ownership of supplier print runs to ensure product and packaging quality is of the highest standard.

The Person

We are looking for a creative and innovative Packaging Technologist with a related qualification within food and ideally some experience of working in a similar packaging role within food manufacturing. A strong understanding of the packaging industry and technologies is also essential along with knowledge of consumer research techniques. You’ll need to have excellent organisation and prioritisation skills in order to effectively manage multiple projects along with a keen eye for detail, effective problem solving abilities and a flair for commercial creativity.

If you think you have what it takes to deliver amazing packaging projects for a successful food manufacturer then we’d love to hear from you. Apply now or call us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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