Print and Packaging Technologist | Ambient

29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Luan Harrison
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We are working with a leading private label supplier of canned products, dried pasta and ambient foods into the retail and food service sector. Due to continued growth they are looking to appoint a Packaging Technologist.

The Job:

To liaise with suppliers and retailer customers to develop their packaging ensuring that they meet with the specified guidelines and customer requirements and are right first time.
To ensure that all product packaging is safe, legal, decent honest and truthful and meets agreed quality criteria within the technical specification.
To ensure that the packaging/print has been produced accurately with the specification supplied.
To project manage the relevant Technical Manager, Packaging/Design Co-ordinator and Commercial Manager in the successful launch of new and redesigned lines, through timely completion of tasks in-line with project critical path.
To ensure that accurate documentation is supplied to the designers and art houses to allow the generation of product artwork, including but not limited to; substrate details, cutter guides and print specs.
To build successful relationships with customers; suppliers; art houses; printers, to aid the identification and swift resolution of any queries raised.
To reconcile amendments to packaging of the product for final inspection.
To create artwork through use of appropriate software, if applicable, for tertiary brands.
To create and maintain accurate product files for all lines.
To contribute to the business Quality Management System.
To create and maintain Technical Product Folders for all lines supplied.
To undertake additional work or projects at the discretion of the Food Technologist and Line Manager.


Relevant packaging qualification i.e. BTEC, HND, degree in packaging design.
Competent in using Microsoft Office packages.
Ability to self manage and work well within a team.
Collating and presenting information.
Have an eye for detail.
Passion for project management and seeing a task through to completion.

For more information or to apply, send a CV to or call 01780 480530

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