An exciting time to join an ever expanding food business who are continuously growing from strength to strength. One of the largest food manufacturers in the UK, they are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable interim Packaging expert to move innovation forward.
Becoming a part of the projects team you’ll be pivotal in delivering innovative packaging ideas from concept to launch on this interim project. Your responsibilities will encompass all aspects of packaging from identifying cost reduction initiatives to updating packaging formats in line with industry regulations and trends. Working closely with internal product development teams, you will manage the packaging critical path and be responsible for ensuring that packaging projects meet food safety and environmental standards as well as customer specifications.
You will also liaise with suppliers to keep up with new materials, designs and equipment as well as finding new ways to increase efficiency and profitability. In addition you’ll be reviewing and evaluating equipment and processes, using feedback to drive continuous improvement initiatives and guarantee successful product launches with packaging that delivers on innovation and quality.
Would suit an experienced interim Packaging professional with proven experience in a fast paced FMCG environment within the food manufacturing industry. You’ll have worked collaboratively with internal teams as well as major retail customers to deliver packaging solutions that make an impact in the market place.
You will be knowledgeable about trends within packaging and able to bring new and fresh ideas to the table. Experience of driving cost saving initiatives is essential along with a strong understanding of packaging legislation, processes and techniques. You’ll also need an in-depth industry knowledge of packaging materials and equipment, coupled with a commercial mind set and superb project management skills.
If you think you have the skills and experience to really drive packaging projects forward then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now with your CV or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.
Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.