Role details

Packaging Development Technologist (Food)

United Arab Emirates   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Diploma/Post diploma in Packaging technology
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in packaging development

About Our Client

Key actor in Food Industry

Job Description

- In close collaboration with a cross functional team (Marketing/Production/Sales/Procurement), you support the packaging development and continuous Improvements projects (quality improvements / cost savings)

- Prepare and organize benchmarking sessions (BIC) with competitor PKG samples (pictures/sample information/etc)

- Arrange & manage the records of PKG raw materials from warehouse or from suppliers to the R&D lab

- Prepare PKG prototypes as per brief in the PKG development lab

- Support Packaging line trials within Manufacturing/Co-Manufacturing/Co-Packing facilities (ensure performance validation of packaging structure and/or packaging design)

- Support transit tests with supply chain (ensure the Packaging protects the product throughout the entire distribution channel)

- Support PKG materials evaluation/ PKG machine set up to deliver cost saving initiatives / Continuous Improvement

- Support in coordinating trials to produce physical samples for evaluation (transit test/ pack dimensions validation/machinability validation)

- Compile trial results into reports/ spread sheet for interpretation.

- Responsible to maintain 5S standards in R&D office and PKG lab

- Manage consumables required to operate the CBD PKG lab

- Escalate any maintenance issues on PKG machines to maintenance team/ suppliers and follow up until resolved

- Develop/maintain SOP for the PKG lab equipment

The Successful Applicant

  • Diploma/Post diploma in Packaging technology.
  • Some understanding of Food hygiene.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in packaging development & continuous improvement in the Food Industry
  • Knowledge, skills of Food hygiene standards and engineering principles
  • Good English Communications Skills (Verbal & non-verbal)
  • Practical /Hands-on

What's on Offer

Attractive package

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