Packaging & Sustainability Technologist

Full Time
  • Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 / Annually

Job Description

Packaging Technologist

This is a chance to join a global blue chip business in one of their core business units where they are the category lead. The business export their specialised nutrition UK developed products worldwide.

Reporting directly into the Industrialisation Manager, you will be responsible for performing and reporting the necessary quality and analytical testing required to validate recyclable packaging solutions. You would also work closely with the team members to support in key areas to improve business processes and support sustainability and compliance of packaging.


What will you do?

As a Packaging Technologist, your main responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Coordinate testing of products and packaging following agreed protocols.
  • Set up trial requests and documentation in collaboration with Sustainability and Industrialisation managers.
  • Capturing, recording, and presenting analytical results in required format, maintenance of accurate records.
  • Timely reporting of consolidated results and trends to the functions concerned.
  • Reporting and investigating abnormalities (root cause analysis).
  • Provide support for the creation, maintenance, and communication of comprehensive packaging instructions, including visual guides, for products to all co-manufacturers and internal warehouse.
  • Ensure the relevant packing instructions are in place and there are no issues/complaints related to incorrect instructions.
  • Support the Industrialisation team by attending trials, supervising routine production or new packaging format trials.
  • Support the development and review of pallet plans for new and existing products to ensure the most effective and efficient configuration is being used.

Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Science or Technology
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • 12 months experience in a packaging role as a minimum


For more info get in touch with Dan at Umami

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