We are looking for a Packaging Development Technologist to join a rapidly expanding business who supply the UK retail trade.
THE Packaging Development 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. Other key responsibilities will include: Driving continuous improvement in packaging Reducing the number of packaging non-conformances by proactively working with suppliers on improvementsCreating packaging supplier quality agreements / KPIsWorking on packaging NPD and qualificationEnsure supplier approval process is fully adhered toAudit packaging suppliersTo advise business on legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to packaging of the finished productTo identify cost reduction opportunities whilst maintaining effective packaging solutions
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
You will need:A minimum of two years Packaging Technology experience, dealing with issues in a food manufacturing environmentProven track record of successfully working with packaging materials from a technical viewpointIdeally you will have a degree in Food Science or Food Technology.An eye for detailExcellent communication skills
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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."