Moy Park

Packaging Technologist

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Location
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Moy Park is one of the UK’s Top 10 food companies and one of Europe’s largest poultry producers. With a turnover of £1.4 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 16 manufacturing locations in the UK, Ireland, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of JBS, one of the world’s largest protein food companies. 

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position:

Packaging Technologist

Job ref no: GR/APT/000478

Working as part of a small dedicated team, in this position you will be responsible for the design and development of packaging materials and solutions for our business across a wide range of fresh and frozen added value food products. This will involve running factory trials to ensure packaging is fit for purpose; liaising between customers & suppliers on technical issues, assisting the Packaging Coordinator in all packaging developments and guiding and mentoring the Packaging Technician in the execution of their duties.

Key to this role is the ability to building relationships and collaborate effectively within teams to problem solve issues. You must therefore be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This role also demands the ability to deliver effective solutions so an analytical approach, sound computer skills and initiative are also essential. Due to the technical nature and demands of this role previous experience in food packaging or experience working within the food industry coupled with a demonstrable knowledge of packaging and process are a must; preference being given to those who have worked as a Packaging Technician or Technologist. A third level qualification in Packaging Technology or Product Design related subjects is also highly desirable.

Travel to our suppliers and other production sites within our group is an essential part of this role therefore the flexibility to travel at short notice and a full driving licence are essential.

The location of the role can be NI or GB based (depending on the successful candidates preference)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing and leading company which provides opportunities for collaborative team based working, learning, development and career advancement together with attractive, competitive and comprehensive remuneration packages.

CLOSING DATE:      Wednesday 16th August 2017

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer