Packaging Technologist

Competitive Salary
02 May 2019
02 Jun 2019
Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Our Client, a leading supplier of chilled prepared foods, is looking for a Packaging Technologist for their site based in Wiltshire. This 12 month FTC, that may become permanent, is a key role within the Product Development Team leading and co-ordinating cross functional teams to deliver challenging packaging projects , focused on sustainability, quality, operational performance, cost and customer value .

Reporting to the Head of NPD, key accountabilities for the role are:

  • Leading and supporting packaging innovation and improvement projects
  • Delivering Sustainable packaging solutions
  • Continuous improvement and optimisation of operational performance
  • Driving and supporting product innovation, design & development
  • Adopting a value optimisation approach to packaging
  • Providing packaging expertise and support for other stakeholders
  • Increasing packaging knowledge internally and keeping up-to-date with market and technology trends and developments

Essential skills and experience include:

  • Experience within food manufacturing - preferably frozen or chilled
  • Expert knowledge of polymer packaging (CPET)
  • Experience across a broad range of packaging materials in the food industry, knowledge of aluminium, fibre-based and flexible / laminates would be an advantage
  • Up-to-date knowledge of emerging packaging and sustainability trends, challenges and technologies
  • A self-motivated individual with excellent project management skills able to deliver complex projects
  • Successful track record of optimising packaging performance within a food manufacturing environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills based on an analytical approach
  • Good team leadership and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, innovative and commercially astute



The Company:

  • Established family owned food manufacturer
  • Well respected leader in their sector
  • Producing delicious, nutritious and sustainable products
  • Supporting British food and farming with a focus on using the best ethical and sustainably sourced ingredients

If you are interested in applying for this role please apply AS SOON AS POSSIBLE quoting reference number JJ-T4360 with an updated CV, an indication of your current salary and your availability.


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