Responsibilities

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  • .Generating new packaging products in response to briefs.
  • .Ensuring the packaging products meets set requirements and specifications.
  • .Producing samples to try out different materials and designs.
  • .Liaising with marketing, purchasing and production staff.
  • .Running trails to check packaging for suitability and testing for performance under various condition.
  • .Controlling production and quality standards.
  • .Evaluating, selecting and negotiating with suppliers.
  • .Identifying and choosing products for suppliers. 
  • .Writing  reports
  • .keeping up to date with technological inovations. 

Requirements
  • Graduates will need a need a degree in an appropriate technical, scientific or engineering subject such as graphic design, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, production or manufacturing engineering, materials sciences and life, medical and physical science.
  • A postgraduate packaging technology qualification can be beneficial.
  • Relevent work experience as a technician, product development, manufacturing, process or quality control required.
Skills Required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Design skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good attention to details
  • Technical skill
  • Good teamwork abilities