Assistant Technologist

West Yorkshire
£18,000 - £20,000
07 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Assistant Technologist

West Yorkshire

£18,000 - £20,000

I am looking to speak with recent Graduates or passionate foodies who are looking to get into the Food Manufacturing Industry.

I have an opportunity for a Packaging Technologist to join a very successful, multi-site business. You will work closely with Packaging, Process and Specifications of chilled and frozen products. You will join a super friendly team, offering training and development programmes to the successful candidate.

The Role

  • Support the Packaging Technologist on new concepts and cost saving projects
  • Maintain the packaging spec library as well as suppliers supporting the documentation
  • Approve packaging samples
  • Organise packaging trials
  • Manage the end to end artwork process from design and conception up to attendance at print run for all NPD and EPD projects
  • Present products internally and externally to customers
  • Ensure food safety and process capabilities are considered for every packaging item on site
  • Initiate cost saving exercises to reduce waste, source new suppliers and improve production efficiencies; proactively assessing our current packaging to identify ideas for improvement
  • Research new trends with packaging materials to drive sustainable packaging

The Candidate

  • Recent graduate in Food Science or related degree would be desirable but not essential
  • Good communicator to all levels of staff
  • Organised, with effective time and project management skills

This is a Monday to Friday, with an excellent starting package.

For more info, please call Amy @ D R Newitt 0161 833 0181 or email your updated CV to

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