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Packaging Technologist

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£28k - 34k per year
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Packing Pioneer?!

As a Packaging Technologist you will play a crucial role in the Product Development process by managing various aspects of packaging. Responsibilities include verifying packaging costs in internal NPD costings through collaboration with the procurement team. You will be finalising packaging cutters, ensuring timely supply in accordance with critical path timings, and organise outer cases for NPD/EPD, securing approval from key stakeholders. You will ensures the correctness of all packaging elements, including trays, sleeves, films, and outer cases.

In the artwork approval process, you are meticulously checking details such as cutter guide size, dimensions, panel layout, date code box, barcode position, and varnish-free areas, communicating relevant information to the Specifications team. The role extends to managing promotional artwork, generating internal packaging specifications, and supporting product trials.

Additionally, you will be attending retailer pre-artwork meetings, co-coordinate the approval of the first delivery of printed packaging for overall print quality, and manage the Brandbank process. Database management involves updating packaging details for accuracy and accessibility. Collaboration with the Procurement team to align with business strategy on packaging suppliers and supporting new packaging innovation with the NPD Packaging Manager.

To be successful in this role you will showcase the following qualities of proficient time management, ensuring tasks are prioritised effectively. You must also have robust organisational skills, able to maintain order and discipline in approaching responsibilities.

Ready for that next step?

Apply Now! Alternatively call me (Ramon) 01733 391515 to hear more!


Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

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01733 391515

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