Graduate Packaging Technologist

Recruiter
DR Newitt
Location
South West England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
02 Oct 2018
Closes
02 Nov 2018
Ref
AB39253
Function
Graduate, Packaging
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type
Permanent

Graduate Packaging Technologist

I’m currently working with a fantastic FMCG manufacturing business who have over 30 years' experience developing products for well-known brands worldwide.

As part of their continued success and growth, they are looking to recruit a Graduate Packaging Technologist to assist the packaging team in the development of packaging and the delivery of projects to company and customer standards.

The Role:

  • To design and conduct packaging trials and tests (line trials, transit trials, compatibility testing) to ensure agreed standards are met.
  • To issue and manage good technical data reports including specifications and test results.
  • To assist in the development of packaging using external suppliers to assure packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to our customers
  • To assist with packaging maintenance projects across the business
  • To assist in the approval and rejection of new suppliers and contractors
  • To manage the packaging specification database
  • To build and maintain good, strong and reliable relationships with key internal customers and with existing & new suppliers
  • To attend regular NPD project meetings
  • To assist with reviewing design briefs & comment on feasibility
  • Work with the wider team to provide positive solutions to problems during new product development & during the lifecycle of the product, post launch.

The Person:

  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering or scientific discipline
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
  • Methodical and organised, attention to detail
  • Strong sense of commercial awareness
  • Flexible, able to prioritise workloads and capable of thriving in fast paced environments
  • Strong team player
  • Understanding of and passion for the health and beauty sector
  • A full clean driving license would be an advantage.

This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate to join a successful global business where development is key. The role comes with a competitive salary, great benefits and flexible working hours. If you’re ready for the challenge, don’t delay in sending your application!

Keywords:  Packaging Technologist, Packaging Technologist, Packaging Technician, NPD Technologist, NPD Packaging, Packaging, Graduate, Graduate Roles,

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