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Graduate Packaging Technologist

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent

  • Sector:

    Packaging

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £22,000 - £26,000

  • Contact:

    Nick Edgar

  • Contact email:

    n.edgar@henrynicholas.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07894724849

  • Salary high:

    26000

  • Salary low:

    22000

  • Job ref:

    279457

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-19

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Graduate Packaging Technologist
International FMCG Brand

A unique opportunity to join an internationally admired brand, the right candidate will be based within in their expanding research and development team. Boasting a multi-site European operation and products present on the shelves in all of the major multiples, they seek a packaging professional to manage some of their key projects facilitating the next stage growth plans set in Q1 2022.

Over the last 12 months the business have seen incremental grown on their existing product lines and have successfully introduced exciting new developments onto the market. The business recognise that employee contribution is key to success and invest heavily in their people, offering an industry leading package that goes beyond the attractive salary.

The Experience we Need;
  • You will be a recent graduate and hold a degree/diploma within product/industrial design or engineering equivalent
  • You will have a developed knowledge of a range materials and how they can enhance product design delivery
  • You will a good understanding of project management, ownership mentality, with strong results orientation and business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work cross-functionally/internationally, and deliver against company business goals and objectives
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven delivery focus
The Role;
  • Developing industry leading primary, secondary and tertiary packaging including tubes, bottles, cartons, shelf ready packs and corrugated containers
  • Managing modifications and improvements of existing packaging
  • Optimising pack designs to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Keeping up to date with sustainability requirements, integrating this into packaging generation and development
  • Sourcing and reviewing technical drawings and die lines
  • Developing and conducting primary package qualification testing plans
  • Implementing transport tests to assure outer packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to customers
  • Supporting the Operations team for pack design related engineering issues
  • Interfacing with all relevant departments to effectively manage projects
  • Managing project documentation
  • Issuing and maintaining packaging specifications as well as reports on outcome of industrial line trials
  • Providing relevant information for the assembly of technical dossiers and customer specifications
What You'll Get in Return;

Highly attractive salary (DOE), performance related bonus, progression opportunities, work life balance and investment in you as an employee

How to Apply;

If this sounds like you or you meet most of the criteria specified above, then please click the apply button now to send over your CV and covering letter