Packaging Technologist

DR Newitt
up to £35,000
Closing date
27 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Development, Graduate, Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

My client is a large food manufacturing producer, with multiple UK, and international offices


They are currently seeking a Packaging Technologist as a new addition to their Group Technical team.




The role:


To ensure the accurate creation and maintenance of all packaging bills of materials for the European group.


To be a technical expert in packaging, overseeing the validation of all new packaging ensuring it is sufficiently specified to ensure successful implementation.


To be the lead for all packaging non-conformance and trouble shooting investigations, ensuring root causes are identified and sustainable preventative actions are implemented to remove the risk of reoccurrence.


To support the group innovation pipeline from a packaging perspective, ensuring new and innovative packaging is sourced and validated in line with the agreed critical paths.




Candidate previous experience requirements:


The candidate should be degree (or equivalent) qualified, ideally in a Packaging or related Food / Scientific field.


A minimum of 3 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.


Knowledge of printing processes, art work and packaging materials.


Good level of project management skill.




Personal Qualities/ Behaviours –


Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels within the business.


Close attention to detail and accuracy of work.


Good Interpersonal skills and professional team approach.


Excellent written and oral communication skills.


Computer literate.


Driven and embraces change




What’s on offer?


A starting salary of up to £35,000


33 days annual leave per annum


Working hours of 08.30 – 17.00 Monday to Friday




Applicants will preferably hold a driving licence as the appointed person will travel to group sites across the UK on some rare occasions per year.




If you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.



Job vacancies from DR Newitt DR Newitt provide recruitment services to the UK, Ireland, Middle East and Worldwide FMCG market, including manufacturing, engineering and technical jobs. Established as a recruitment agency in 2002, DR Newitt’s experience of working with customers in these core markets enables us to be a key partner in the job supply chain.DR Newitt delivers permanent, contract and interim recruitment services via specialist divisions for:

  • Executive Management Jobs
  • FMCG Jobs
  • Food Jobs
  • Engineering Jobs
  • Manufacturing Jobs
  • Jobs in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • Scottish Jobs

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