Interim Packaging Technologist (9 months) - ref:10,890

  • Job Reference: 10,890
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Resource Partnership Search & Selection
  • Location: East Yorskshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Packaging, Production, Sustainability, Technology, Print
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description


Food Packaging Technologist to support with the day to day activity of Packaging Development within the R&D team, to deliver the 2019 innovation pipeline within the agreed budgets and timescale.

  • Responsible for the execution of factory trials (including packing, transit trials and outcome reporting) for new packaging items, to ensure that they are fit for purpose.
  • Responsible for the generation and approval of the relevant documentation for new and amended packaging items – including Packaging BOMS, pallet configurations and outercase artwork.
  • Responsible for the approval of the packaging element of new artworks
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that the packaging information held by the business is correct and kept up to date.

Key interfaces :

  • Supply chain team – to ensure communication on project/ SKU status is accurate and timely.
  • Marketing and Commercial teams – to ensure that tasks are completed in line with required timescales for launches.
  • Production teams – to facilitate factory trials in a timely manner, with the required testing being conducted.
  • Packaging suppliers – including Technical and Commercial contacts