Packaging Technologist

Blue Spark
East Midlands Region
11 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

An innovative food business supplying world class chilled ranges for the UK major multiples & foodservice customers, are now seeking an experienced Packaging Technologist to join their team at their fast paced site.

The Role

In this cross functional role you’ll work in collaboration to ensure the successful launch of products to market. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Running factory trials for product launch and working with the Engineering team to ensure feasibility of manufacturing the packaging.
  • Working with the operations team you’ll streamline manufacturing processes to improve efficiencies and reduce waste
  • Working with suppliers you will highlight cost reductions and recommend packaging changes.
  • Collaborating with the engineering and operation teams you will review factory downtime and project timescales for new packaging launches.

The Person

We are looking for an operations based packaging technologist who has experience of working in a similar packaging role within chilled food manufacturing would be an advantage, A strong understanding of the packaging industry and technologies is also essential. 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.

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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