Sector: New Product Development
Job type: Permanent
We’ve partnered with an industry leading chilled food business, looking for a talented Assistant Packaging Technologist
In this exciting new role, you will be supporting the Development Controller in delivery of smooth progress of all packaging projects within the business, be it NPD launches or amendments to existing packaging and processes.
Here are you key objectives:
•Create critical time paths and trackers for the packaging and artwork process to include new product launches as well as amends to existing lines.
•Submit customer packaging request forms and verify correct packaging information for artwork to begin.
•Co-ordinate the approval of all artwork from the artwork house through to the printer. Liaise with the NPD, Technical and Sales teams to approve artworks against the customer specifications
•Co-ordinate customer transit trials to review the suitability of primary & secondary packaging.
•Check and test new packaging as it arrives on site for the first time to ensure it complies with the correct standards agreed.
•Liaise with the Marketing Team and arrange samples to Brandbank prior to launch. Review and approve online content once available.
•Upload all new packaging using the Packaging Approval App for Group Technical to review and add specifications to Foods Connected.
•Assist with assessing packaging spend and exploring possible cost reductions through innovation and technological developments.
•Consider Second Nature targets when looking at new packaging projects and opportunities
•Liaise with NPD and High Risk teams to pack any Retail samples. Ensure suitable packaging formats are used for the presentations to customers.
In return you will be offered a competitive salary combined with a brilliant package and an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business with lots of growth potential.
If this role sounds like a good match, I’d love to hear from you! Please send your up-to-date CV to email@example.com or give me a call on 01312265060