Packaging Graphic Designer

Recruiter
Blue Spark
Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
F5575
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

The Company

This is an exciting to time to join an ever expanding food business who are continuously growing from strength to strength. As one of the largest food manufacturers in the UK they are looking for an enthusiastic Packaging Graphic Designer to implement business strategy and packaging solutions to drive innovation forward.

The Role

In this essential packaging role you’ll be pivotal in delivering innovative packaging ideas from concept to launch. Your responsibilities will encompass all aspects of packaging for both new and existing product ranges, from identifying cost reduction initiatives to updating packaging formats in line with industry regulations and trends. Working closely with internal product development teams, you will manage the packaging critical path and be responsible for ensuring that all packaging projects meet food safety and environmental standards as well as customer specifications. You will also liaise with suppliers to keep up with new materials, designs and equipment as well as finding new ways to increase efficiency and profitability. In addition you’ll be reviewing and evaluating equipment and processes, using feedback to drive continuous improvement initiatives and guarantee successful product launches with packaging that delivers on innovation and quality.

The Person

We are looking for a creative and innovative Packaging Technologist with a Graphic Design related qualification and previous experience of working in a similar packaging role ideally within food manufacturing. A strong understanding of the packaging industry and technologies is also preferred 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 the skills and experience to really drive packaging projects forward then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now with your CV or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.

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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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