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Packaging Technologist

SJR Partners
£25,000 - £33,000
Closing date
15 Jan 2021

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Job Details

We are looking for our 'Packaging Specialist’ covering our UK site and reporting directly into our Head of Packaging.

Are you currently a Packaging Technologist and keen to work with an innovative team looking for more autonomy and accountability whilst wanting to progress your career in a fast-paced manufacturing environment?

The Company

Your role will be to support Packaging development to understand the consumer, customer needs, and technical requirements from our packaging to develop a program of work that delivers commercial growth and competitive advantage

The Role

·Manage relationships with design houses to support the development of good practice. Improve the printing process and quality of reprographics.

·Brief artworks, create and maintain cutter guides, coordinate packaging redesign projects on current SKUs and manage new film changeovers on site.

·Support NPD process to bring new products to market with trials and transit support. Manage timelines for packaging printing and introduction on site.

·Support day to day issues with site packaging, supporting QA and operations

·Develop understanding of our packaging products to improve operational line efficiency and product efficacy.

·To ensure all existing packaging is fit for purpose, compliant with technical and legal requirements, specifications developed and held electronically for access

·Deliver packaging cost-saving and rationalisation projects

·Build supplier relationships to increase our packaging knowledge of industry trends and competitors and our innovation capability.

What we are looking for

You will have worked previously in a fast-paced manufacturing/packaging environment and ideally experienced working with food packaging in an equivalent position. We are looking for someone who is ideally degree level or has an equivalent packaging qualification.

If this really sounds like you could be our ‘Packaging Specialist’ and you want to be considered for the Packaging Technologist role, please click the Apply button.

Or, alternatively, you can apply directly for this job by emailing quoting job reference SJR_PTWM. We have been exclusively retained to find and look after you! …so, if for any reason you would prefer to contact us confidentially before applying feel free to do so.

What happens next?

On applying for this job, you consent to SJR Partners holding your details on file to be able to contact you about your job search, for full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to our website. Our ongoing aim is to contact everyone either way within 24 hours on the assumption that your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

Alternative Job titles

Packaging Technologist | Packaging Specialist | North East | Sunderland


SJR Partners was established in 2018 by Jamie Stevenson who had spent 15 years working/studying within Manufacturing and for 11 of those years specifically recruiting hard to find talent into varied Manufacturing and Supply Chain focused organisations.

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