Job Details


Packaging Technologist

Ref: HM/Pack/Tech Salary: £Attractive Pkge Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

Skill Set

Packaging, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Technologist, FMCG, Emgineering,


A new instruction for a Packaging Technologist with an established client and global manufacturing company in the area.


This permanent position has become available due to the resignation of a long server within the organisation and reports to the Technical Manager and Senior Packaging Technologist.


The ideal skills, education and experience we are seeking will include a combination of:

  • University degree or Diploma through an accredited body in Packaging or relevant Engineering discipline; or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of the development of various types of packaging and packaging components like Cans, Pumps, Actuators, Bottles, Tubes, Corrugates etc. and technical testing of the considered elements
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing techniques for packing consumer products
  • Good project management skills, ownership mentality, with strong results orientation and business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work cross-functionally/internationally, and deliver against company business goals and objectives.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven delivery focus


The role will include the following but not limited to:

  • Developing suitable consumer and transit packaging including display cartons, shelf ready packs, corrugated containers, and pallet layouts
  • Manage modifications to existing product packaging
  • Interface with all relevant departments to effectively manage projects
  • Identify resource / prioritisation issues and report to line manager
  • Manage project documentation
  • Develop and execute package testing plans
  • Source technical drawings / die lines
  • Offer factory support for pack design related engineering issues
  • Development of consumer and transit packaging using external suppliers
  • Validate designs through to full scale manufacturing
  • Implement transport tests to assure outer packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to customers
  • Harmonise pack designs to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Issue and maintain packaging specifications as well as reports on outcome of industrial line trials
  • Provide relevant information for the assembly of technical dossiers and customer specifications
  • Keep up to date with sustainability requirements and integrate into packaging development.



The client is offering a favourable salary and benefits package, depending on your level of experience.


If you would like to be considered, then please email your CV as soon as possible.




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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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