Packaging Engineer / Packaging Technologist

25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP30000/annum
17 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Packaging Engineer

The Packaging Engineer will receive an excellent remuneration package including a salary of GBP25,000 - GBP30,000 and excellent benefits including pension scheme, generous company benefits, plus many others.

Key Packaging Engineer Responsibilities:
*Continually review the company packaging methods to ensure we take advantage of the latest industry trends and standards where applicable.
*Prepare and action company packaging strategies and plans to drive improvements and cost saving activities
*Maintain the NPI Work Instructions to create and set up Customer and Supplier Packaging in line with key NPI and ECR milestones
*Facilitate functional and cross functional activities to achieve milestones
*Ensure applicable proposals are presented in a timely manner to Sales / Business Planning
*Chair progress meetings to ensure target achievement. Report and action non-achievement and escalate if necessary
*Written/verbal communication internally / externally (customers and suppliers) to all stakeholders
*Prepare for and attend appropriate QA meetings

Key Skills/Essential Packaging Engineer Experience:
*3 - 5 years experience in a similar role ideally in ideally on shelf retail and accessories
*Strong character to challenge and drive changes to current methodologies
*Good understanding of corrugates and C21 & C2S Materials
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Ability to read and understand technical drawings, experience of using CAD software would be an advantage
*Direct customer liaison
*Sound organizational skills with the ability to prioritise a complex workload, with a resilient nature.
*Excellent verbal/written and presentation skills
*Understanding of Microsoft Office programs
*Determination and perseverance to succeed in a competitive environment
*Able to work to set deadlines and manage multiple projects
*Strong attention to detail

If this packaging engineer / packaging technologist role is right for you or you know of someone who might be interested then please call Hannah on: