CPA Recruitment - Packaging Jobs

Packaging Technologist

£28,000 - £35,000
10 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Packaging Technologist (Home based with report in)


C£28,000 - £35,000 + Car


The Purpose

To Identify, trial and make commercial-ready new packaging technologies for on-shelf and supply chain purposes.

Control packaging specifications and implement changes as necessary.


  • Be point of reference for packaging legality
  • Work with the Packaging Manager to ensure effective resolution of any packaging related issues
  • Work with the Packaging buyer, NPD, commercial, Marketing and operational departments to develop innovative packaging that is fit for purpose
  • Maintaining supplier and internal packaging specifications in line with other departments
  • Carry out audits of packaging suppliers to ensure compliance to standards
  • Ensuring Packaging compliance is kept up to date in line with live SKU’s
  • Responsibility for organising, monitoring and reporting on technical and shelf life trials for the advancement of packaging

Skill, Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of one years’ experience working in a packaging facing role with exposure to new product development
  • Knowledge of the environmental impacts of packaging materials
  • Knowledge of the recyclability of packaging materials and a passion for sustainability
  • Experience in food contact material and within the fresh produce industry
  • Understanding of different packaging materials and how the materials can affect end results
  • Creative and innovative
  • Highly motivated and eager to take responsibility
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and build relationships with internal and external personnel. Able to work within a team.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.

This role can be home based with a report once or twice a week into the office in Hertfordshire. Some travel abroad is necessary from time to time

For further information and for a full and complete job description please contact Lesa at CPA on 0208 203 1000 or email a CV to


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