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Packaging Coordinator

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£23,000 - £28,000 + benefits
Closing date
18 Jul 2021

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Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Packaging Coordinator

Job ref: 62891 | £23,000 - £28,000 | Suffolk (Home & Office Based)

The company

You will be working for a leading food business which supplies major UK retailers, foodservice and food manufacturing industries.

Supplying both market-leading brands and private label products, the business has enjoyed incredible growth; therefore this is an excellent time to join their talented and hard-working team.

The job

As Packaging Coordinator, you will ensure that all product packaging is safe, legal, and meets agreed quality criteria within the technical specification. The role provides excellent opportunity to work with the major UK retailers.

Core duties:

  • Project management including running of the weekly customer project meetings.
  • Ensure the accurate reporting and completion of all customer packaging requirements.
  • Ensure that specification produced by the Specification Technologists is accurately reproduced on the packaging.
  • Involvement in company-wide packaging improvement/reduction projects.
  • Build successful relationships with customers; suppliers; artwork houses; printers.
  • Trafficking of artwork between customer and suppliers to ensure projects adhere to the critical path.
  • Creation of artwork and use of software, if applicable, for tertiary brands.

Your experience

To be considered for the Packaging Coordinator job, you ideally will be educated to a degree / HND level in a food related discipline, and possess food manufacturing technical, specifications, packaging or related experience, either from a university placement or full-time role.

Previous experience could be within FMCG, pharmaceutical, other products packaging or most ideally food or beverages manufacturing.

You will possess excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with suppliers and customer including major UK retailers.

To succeed, you will be highly organised, have fantastic attention to detail and be IT literate. Knowledge of or qualifications of Art related software such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is a benefit.

A driving licence will also be beneficial.

More details

The Packaging Coordinator job is based in Suffolk and is paying £23,000 - £28,000 according to individual skills and previous experience.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours and will be a permanently working between both at home (3 days) and the office (2 days).

The company also provides excellent benefits including 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, 4% matched pension, life insurance, employee assistance scheme and income protection scheme.

How to apply

If this really sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Packaging Coordinator job, please click the Apply button.

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Alternate job titles

Packaging Technologist | Food Packaging Jobs | Artwork Technologist | Food Manufacturing Technical Jobs | Technical Information Officer | East Anglia


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