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Packaging Technologist - Food Manufacturing (3378456073)

Manufacturing 製造

Manufacturing Engineer

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GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒 A-Level Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上

PSW Apprenticeship 學徒 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職

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Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Packaging Technologist £35,000 - £40,000 Berkshire Job ref: 8247 The company This premium quality, food-to-go producer operates globally as part of a leading food group. With offices in the UK, USA, Australia and UAE, the business partners with world-class manufacturers customising products and packaging to suit individual customer needs while managing a complex supply chain with the highest level of precision. About the Packaging Technologist job The purpose of your role will be to play an integral role in the delivery of all packaging and packing requirements for projects whilst working closely with the food development and operations teams. You will be responsible for the day-to-day project execution process, ensuring that the highest levels of efficiency and performance are met for the technical packaging, print and packing of our products. You will ensure deadlines are met in line with the delivery expectations of the other departments involved in the projects you are working on. Key tasks: • Timely delivery of all packaging, print and packing requirements for sales led projects. • Work closely with procurement, NPD, and sales teams to provide a thorough understanding of packaging requirements within any given project and advise broader team where necessary. • Sizing of packs and selecting appropriate materials for a pack from the existing supply base. • Maintenance of a collection of packaging specifications. • Optimise logistics costs with the operations team through packaging design/sizing, stacking and formats whilst liaising with packing partners to optimise performance and improve productivity, reduce wastage and introduce new materials. • Obtain initial packaging quotes and samples where necessary – checking against any price matrix set up with procurement. • Work directly with both packaging and food manufacturing suppliers to drive projects efficiently within the agreed timeframe with accuracy in line with parameters of the products specification to ensure highest finish and performance of overall product. • Take responsibility for the validation of packaging and packing execution at third party packaging and packing partners as part of sales led projects and attending trials where needed. Skills & experience required for the Packaging Technologist job • PIABC Level 3 Certificate in Packaging Technology is advantageous but not essential. • Degree in science / technology or equivalent experience. • Experience in a food packaging related role. • Used to working on multiple projects with competing deadlines and challenges. • Knowledge and understanding of the technical aspects of a broad range of packaging components, machinery, and manufacturing techniques. • Good verbal and written communication skills with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure. • Excellent problem-solving skills and lateral thinking capability plus high attention to detail, the ability to work on own initiative and able to prioritise workload and work to deadlines. More details The Packaging Technologist job is based in Berkshire and is paying £35,000 - £45,000 according to your experience and the working hours are Monday - Friday. How to apply Please click the Apply button to be considered for the Packaging Technologist job. After you submit your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days, assuming your skills and experience match the job requirements as detailed. By submitting your application for this job, you consent to b3 jobs ltd storing your details. For full details of our GDPR policy, please refer to the b3 jobs website. Alternate job titles Packaging Technician | Packaging Engineer | FMCG Packaging Jobs | Packaging Designer | Food Manufacturing Packaging Jobs