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Packaging Technologist

Kandhu Recruitment Ltd
Greater Manchester
£25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Closing date
29 Jan 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

We are looking for a Packaging Technologist to join a rapidly expanding business who supply the UK retail trade.

THE PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST will co-ordinate the investigation and the follow-up of packaging non-conformances, perform audits of packaging suppliers, manufacturing facilities, and quality systems, and will ensure that all packaging provided in accordance with its specification, and provides the functionality to meet the demands of the bottling programme.

Duties will include: Drive continuous improvement in packaging Reduce the number of packaging non-conformances by proactively working with suppliers on improvementsCreate packaging supplier quality agreements / KPIsWork on packaging NPD and qualificationEnsure supplier approval process is fully adhered toAudit packaging suppliersTo advise business on improvements / developments in packagingTo advise business on legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to packaging of the finished productTo assist sales and marketing in identifying specific customers needs and develop packaging solutions to support theseTo act as point of contact for packaging suppliers technical support staff during focus visitsTo provide technical support and assistance to OperationsTo identify cost reduction opportunities whilst maintaining effective packaging solutionsTo select materials in association with the Supply Development Manager


You will need:
  • A minimum of two years Packaging Technology experience, dealing with issues in a food manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record of successfully working with packaging materials from a technical viewpoint
  • A eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

"Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate's suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants."

Kandhu has fully implemented GDPR & Privacy Policies across its business and a copy of our Privacy Policy can be found by visiting our website. By applying for this role Kandhu will add your details to our database - assuming you have the right level of experience for the roles you apply for, after which we will be in touch.


Kandhu – 14th Year in Food Sector Recruitment

At Kandhu Recruitment we like to work with people not just “computers or documents that say CV on the top of the page” and that is why we have been successfully supporting our client and candidates in the Food and Drinks Sector for nearly 14 years.

We work with all the main food businesses across the UK from Food Manufactures and Food Importers through to Food Service businesses supplying the massive Pub, Restaurant and Out of Home market place.

UK Wide recruitment and International occasionally we cover all the Core Operational and Head Office roles where a Food Business needs great people, including:

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01303 271367
16 The Glenmore Centre
Shearway Business Park
CT19 4RJ
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