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  • Location

    Dover

  • Sector:

    FMCG

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Homeworking, 24 days holiday and healthcare

  • Contact:

    James Powell

  • Contact email:

    James.Powell@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-26717

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-18

  • Startdate:

    2021-03-19

  • Consultant:

    James Powell

Senior Packaging Technologist
Kent (2 days homeworking)
£35,000-40,000 plus bonus
FMCG

TXM Recruit are partnering with a long-established international business, who specialise in the development & production of a broad range of well-known FMCG products.
Within increasing NPD & growth, there is a newly created ‘Senior’ Packaging Technologist position to support and project manage improved processes, NPD and sustainability opportunities.
As Senior Packaging Technologist you will have broad and in-depth experience within a range of packaging materials, functionalities, processes and tooling.

Senior Packaging Technologist, areas of focus:


Product Development

  • Development, validation and execution of new packaging through to full scale manufacturing
  • Optimisation of existing packaging through cost savings, improved sustainability and manufacturing efficiency.
  • Develop, validate and execute packaging testing plans and process improvements.
  • Source, review and advise technical drawings / die lines
  • Support production with root cause analysis for engineering and quality issues.
  • Packaging specifications + reports writing for industrial line trials, included in Technical dossiers and customer specifications
 
Quality Improvement
  • Lead and support quality investigations regarding the packaging designs
  • Support quality improvement initiatives between manufacturing and the packaging
 
Suppliers, Contract Manufacturers and external communication
  • Act as a key interface to define and deliver clear specifications
 
Skills and Qualifications:
  • University degree or Diploma (Engineering or accredited body in Packaging)
  • Strong knowledge in the development & testing of a broad range of packaging materials & components- Cans, Pumps, Actuators, Corrugates, Bottles, Tubes. Aerosols advantageous.
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing techniques for packing consumer products
Salary & Benefits:
  • £35,000-£40,000
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • 24 days holiday
First stage interviews are available immediately and will be held as an informal first stage discussion. If you are interested to learn more- please contact James Powell here at TXM Recruit.
TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.