Packaging Technologist

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  • Location: ROI

  • Salary: €40k + benefits

  • Sector: Manufacturing

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

    Packaging
  • Contact: Janette McCleave

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Energis is currently recruiting a Packaging Technologist for our manufacturing client based in Drogheda. The successful Packaging Technologist will sit within the Technical team and focus on packaging materials / development, improvement projects and the related production processes.

You will work to improve the industrial techniques and drive internal packaging processes to minimise waste and improve efficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge of packaging materials including material compatibility, supplier processes, standards, and specifications and knowledge of all plastic based films, labels, and paperboard packaging.
  • Material, product, and machine interface optimisation with a focus on driving costs and waste out of the system.
  • Develop relationships and source new suppliers/technologies as needed.
  • Conduct feasibility studies to estimate product cost as well as analyse capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements.
  • Execute equipment qualification and process validation projects
  • Drive processes to improve the quality, integrity, and cost performance of each of the packaging designs used
  • Develop tests & systems to monitor and analyse line performance and initiate actions to avoid possible problems and maximise line reliability, robustness, availability, and product quality
  • Lead the technical portion of the business case for routine projects. Technical representative on cross functional projects
  • Input into the development of the innovation and renovation pipeline from the outset.
  • Develop and execute packaging trial plans and scheduling.
  • Programming and troubleshooting processes and standards.

Criteria:

  • Qualification in Engineering, Science, or relevant operational experience considered.
  • Experience in an FMCG environment for a minimum of 2 years within similar role - packaging, specifications etc.
  • Knowledge of common materials used in packaging
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work practices, good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work both as part of a team and independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Project, Outlook.

Package is in the region of €40k + bonus.

For further information or a confidential discussion please call us on +44 2890 826044 or email your CV through the link.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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