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Packaging Technologist (food)

Vacancy Title: Packaging Technologist (food)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2024-03-26
REF: J91978205
Contact Name: Katie Ashton
Contact Email:
Vacancy Published: 24 days ago

Vacancy Description

Job Title - Packaging Technologist
Salary - Up to £40,000 depending on experience.
Location - Manchester - Hybrid working
Job Type - 12 month FTC, Full-Time

Russell Taylor Group are currently recruiting for an experienced Packaging Technologist to join our clients marketing team. This is an office-based role, rather than factory-based so we are looking for someone with more of a desk based background.

The Role
• Be responsible for end-to-end packaging creation e.g. liaise with factories, printers, head of procurement etc.
• Be responsible for packing die lines, including assessment of die lines, liaising with artwork team and requesting printing specifications from printers.
• Owning and maintaining packaging database.
• Driving sustainability and packaging innovation.
• Understanding retailer requirements and shelf specs and the impacts on packaging suitability and development.
• Supporting the innovation team and own packaging requirements to deliver this.
• Supporting technical team with reviewing packaging specs.
• Supporting sales team and supply chain with packaging submissions.
• Shape packaging processes to ensure continuous improvement.
• Provide key reports on progress with packaging development.

The Person
• BSc degree or equivalent professional qualifications
• Packaging Technologist experience
• High organised and able to prioritise workloads
• Excellent attention to detail and organisation skills
• IT literate and able to communicate effectively.

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