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Packaging Technologist in Gloucestershire
The role is with the packaging group within the Food Manufacturing Technologies department. The main areas of focus are consultancy, training and research for packaging. Within this role you would provide technical inputs into the packaging work. The team work with several different packaging materials, performing fit for purpose testing, assessing food and packaging interactions as well as troubleshooting. They are looking to extend and enhance their services, particularly in polymer science to understand further how the manufacturer of materials affects their performance. In this role you would be assisting with the delivery of scientific and technical projects relating to packaging services, providing high quality and cost-effective solutions to our clients (internal and external).
A graduate in a packaging related discipline or an equivalent qualification. Technical knowledge of food packaging across multiple food sectors and multiple packaging formats is desirable (such as metal, paperboard and glass). Artwork and specifications knowledge would be an advantage as well as knowledge of polymer science. A full UK/EU driving licence is required.