Packaging Technician

Packaging Technician

Packaging Technician
12 Month Temporary Contract
Kent
Full Time Contract 
 
We are currently working with a global manufacturing client in the Canterbury area who are looking for a Packaging Technician. 
This is a great opportunity to be working with a really exciting business which is growing in size due to the implication of new projects.  This is a temporary 12 month agency contract with a view to start immediately.
This placement will involve a range of exciting projects, developing FMCG and transit packaging for the UK and French market. 
Duties will include: 

  • Developing suitable consumer and transit packaging including display cartons, shelf ready packs, corrugated containers and pallet layouts
  • Managing modifications to existing product packaging
  • Managing project documentation
  • Developing and executing package testing plans
  • Offering factory support for pack design related engineering issues
  • Validating designs through to full scale manufacturing
  • Ensuring that all regulatory and legal considerations are applied to all assigned projects
  • Assisting with quality investigations regarding pack design
  • Incorporating cost targets into all new pack designs

Ideally looking for a candidate with:

  • A University degree or Diploma from an accredited body in Packaging or a relevant Engineering discipline; or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of the development of various types of packaging and testing
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing techniques for packing consumer products
  • Good project management skills, ownership mentality, with strong results orientation and business acumen
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A good understanding of business and line efficiency impacts of all new designs

Hours of work offered will be 39 hours per week
8am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday
8am – 3.30pm Friday

  • Accepted file types: jpg, doc, docx, pdf, rtf, txt.
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