Packaging Development Engineer ref: 10,963

  • Job Reference: 10,963
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Resource Partnership Search & Selection
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  • Location: Southern Home Counties
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £generous basic salary & benefits package
  • Sector: Creative & design, Packaging, Sustainability, Technology, Engineering, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

 Packaging Engineer to join a successful & passionate R&D team. Working cross functionally with marketing, commercial, R&D, engineering, production and suppliers, the role will provide technical leadership to packaging development projects, including sustainable paper based initiatives.

This a great opportunity for an experienced packaging professional , perhaps traditionally from a mechanical background, with strong CAD design skills and the ability to create and interpret 3D and technical drawings and specifications.

You will be responsible for :

· Delivery and technical project management of packaging projects

· Providing subject matter expertise on market trends, packaging technologies and innovations to feed into the packaging strategy

· Developing and maintaining packaging specifications

· Cross functional stakeholder management and influencing

· Partnering with suppliers and third parties to ensure packaging performance and issues management

The successful candidate will have:

· A Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences

· CAD system expertise, able to create interpret technical drawings

· Technical project leadership as part of a cross functional team

· Analytical and statistical problem-solving skills

· A self-motivated and can-do attitude

  • Prior experience of rigid packaging items is desirable, whether from FMCG, design agency or consultancy, however a sound mechanical engineering knowledge and CAD design skills may be transferable

Salary up to £55k basic DoE + 10% Bonus


  • Generous company pension
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home/flexibility