Packaging Development Technologist

Location England
Discipline: Household
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Ben George

Contact email: admin@superadmin.sciencesr
Job ref: BBBH3221_1637771568
Published: 9 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Job Title: Packaging Technologist

Department: New Product Development

Main Location: North West

Reporting To: NPI Manager

Purpose of Role:

To introduce and development new packed products and formats.

Job Specification:

The job is a responsible for the development and introduction of new packaged products at our clients site including new and innovative formats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with packaging supplies, exploring and understanding new packaging innovations within the marketplace, and to evaluate their feasibility within the Company.
  • To support Engineering and Production in the design, commissioning and qualification of new technologies and equipment as required.
  • To advise customers and sales managers on packaging options for their products and to provide quotations for these.
  • To generate new and revised artwork for cartons, labels and leaflets, initiating amendments in line with customer and legislative needs, the latter in conjunction with the Technical Dept.
  • To produce packing specifications and agree component standards.
  • To liaise with suppliers to ensure new componentry and artwork is sourced correctly and on time and to resolve any issues with existing components.
  • To support quality and packing during the resolution of technical issues
  • To maintain databases for printed packaging artwork, tooling, and status of active projects
  • Develop and delivery sustainable packaging solutions
  • Any other tasks the business requires

Required Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • A science or engineering graduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • A fundamental understanding of packaging technology and its applications within the nutraceuticals sector.
  • Motivated with a common sense, practical approach and an excellent attention to detail.
  • This is a customer facing role so excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) essential
  • Good IT skills.
  • Confident and self-motivated.
  • Good time management and the ability to be flexible and work to targets and under pressure.