Harrison Scott Associates

FMCG Packaging Technologist

Location
North West England
Salary
£25k to £30k pa
Posted
22 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Ref
J3313
Function
Technologist
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

 

If you are someone who continually strives to learn and expand your skills, then we have the perfect opportunity for you. Our client strongly believes that to create a sustainable future and maintain long-term growth, it is important to enhance capabilities and learn new skills. Promoting on-the-job training in every single role, career progression opportunities at this company are endless.

 

This client is searching for an exceptional packaging technologist who wants to be part of an innovative team to contribute to the success of our global brands. You will be a vital part of the project team, coordinating and delivering projects across; materials, manufacture, functionality, supply chain and of course, sustainability.

 

Existing FMCG experience is a bonus! If not, no problem, our client has a great team, from all backgrounds, who are there to help you learn.

 

JOB PURPOSE

 

  • FMCG Packaging Design & Development
  • Communicate with teams around the World
  • Develop specifications
  • Support Managers & Senior Technologists
  • Co-ordinate activities across business priorities
  • Communicate with internal departments and external partners

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

 

  • A passion for packaging development and technology, either from within an FMCG role or similar; pharmaceuticals, consumer goods etc.
  • A creative, logical and curious mind to generate innovative design solutions to technical design challenges.
  • Able to apply business leadership skills understanding and prioritise the impact of design decisions on cost, consumer and environment.
  • You will need to be enthusiastic and pro-active with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to communicate design and engineering principles to the business, across different functions.
  • Ability to work in partnership with x-functional partners; Supply Chain and Quality
  • Exposure to working with regional teams is beneficial
  • Exposure to FMCG brands and with manufacturing understanding

 

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with brands used by millions of people daily. You will be joining a friendly, collaborative and diverse team with a shared common goal.

 

 

Harrison Scott is the largest recruitment company in the UK in print, packaging and paper. For access to exclusive vacancies, register with us at harrison-scott.com/candidates/register/

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