Design to Print Technologist/Pack Change Technologist (12 - 18 months FTC) - ref: 10,974

  • Job Reference: 10,974
  • Date Posted: 20 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Resource Partnership Search & Selection
  • Website: https://www.resourcepartnership.co.uk
  • Location: Winchester office 2 days a week & 3 days wfh
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Administration, Creative & design, Digital print/reprographics, Marketing, Packaging, Print
  • Job Type: Contract, Freelance, Consultancy

Job Description

As a Design to Print Technologist /Pack Change Technologist you will play a key role in the company's performance focused & innovative NPD team.

  • Supporting the delivery of Environmentally Friendly Packaging agenda.
  • Accountable for delivery of design to print initiatives related the NPD and brand redesign projects across our markets, you will be someone who strives for excellence in delivery, is avid about quality and with a commercial mindset, create pieces of packaging that consumers love. You will need to work across and manage a number of internal stakeholders, within markets, supply chain & NPD team. 
  • Balancing the market wants against the commercial needs of the business you deliver brilliant customer service for the markets but will challenge where needed to get to the best solution for the business.
  • Willing to flex to meet the needs of markets, agencies, suppliers and supply centres within the different time zones in which we operate. If circumstances allow there may be some need to travel to European countries 
  • Be accountable for implementation of design changes and NPD for packaging, with the aim of “Right First Time”.  
  • Evaluate artwork requirements and co-ordinate artwork process from design concept to final packaging.
  • Manage artwork critical paths, actions and timelines, follow up approvals and escalate, where necessary.
  • Lead all relevant packaging and artwork related meetings from design finalisation through to acceptance of files, this includes cross functional pre-production meetings to ensure alignment is gained across all involved parties.
  • Create repro briefs, approve repro files and ensure all actions associated with repro are completed in a timely manner.
  • Problem solve across multiple stakeholders to ensure all technical queries are addressed in a timely fashion to enable successful delivery
  • Act as interface between internal and external parties (eg – Repro agency, Design agencies, packaging suppliers, internal Regulatory teams, brand Marketing teams, Packaging Engineers, procurement and wider Supply Chain.)
  • Provide advice/ support for any queries related to design/ artwork printing

Experience /skills required :

  • Strong packaging artwork experience to deliver excellence in printed packaging artworks, working on multiple projects across multiple markets
  • Problem solving & meticulous attention to detail
  • Proactive, can-do & flexible in approach
  • High organisational and project management skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills with ability to influence across the business.
  • Confident at dealing with multiple stakeholders
  • Confident at managing multiple projects concurrently
  • Good commercial awareness