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Package
40-55K (depending on experience)
Location
Principally based at company premises, commutable from Northants, Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Rutland. (Relocation Assistance also available for anyone prepared to relocate)
Sectors
Disciplines
Posted
15/08/2022
Closed
12/09/2022

Technical Services Manager - Flexible Packaging (Ref: PK7495)

NEW VACANCY! (PK7495)

JOB TITLE: TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER - FLEXIBLE PACKAGING

LOCATION: Principally based at company premises, commutable from Northants, Cambridgeshire, South Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire & Rutland. (Relocation Assistance also available for anyone prepared to relocate)

INDUSTRY: Printing, Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Food Packaging, Lidding Films, Skin Packaging, Flow Wrap, Pouches & Bags, Foil & Paper Laminates

SALARY: £40-55K (depending on experience) + Company car, or allowance (fully expensed) + 25 days holiday per year plus statutory + Death in service benefit (3x basic salary) + 4% contribution to pension

HOURS: 8:45am to 5:15pm Monday to Friday (Flexible / Full Time)

COMPANY: A well established leader in the provision of flexible packaging solutions to the food industry around the world, with customers spread throughout the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and South America. Renowned throughout the chilled/convenience foods market sector as a supplier of innovative specialist lidding films. With an exceptional team of highly motivated individuals who are recognised as setting the standard of quality and performance across our markets.
Our client is an Employee-Owned Trust (EOT) Company, whose values of Trust, Ownership, Passion and Innovation are central to everything they do.

THE ROLE:

  • Reporting to the Technical Director, you will be responsible for ensuring the company continues its reputation as the leading supplier of high quality innovative flexible packaging products. You will:
  • Provide technical support to customers and suppliers around the world.
  • Understand the technical requirements of existing customers and ensure their needs are being met.
  • Ensure the quality and suitability of product recommendations, and that technical specifications are up to date and accurate.
  • Liaise and build relationships with co-suppliers (i.e., trays and machines) and ensure that the company product range is understood and promoted.
  • Actively engage and support in New Product Development, including supplier and customer trials.
  • Drive on-going improvements in their customers manufacturing efficiencies, helping them to become more productive.
  • Support the Sales and Commercial teams in driving new business development into commercial success.


KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE: You will have a proven experience in a technical role within the flexible packaging industry. You are likely to have a background in material science. Practical experience is crucial, and you will have a strong working knowledge of the packaging machinery used with flexible packaging in the food industry. You will have excellent customer facing skills, being a great listener and problem solver. You are motivated and determined to exceed customer expectations. In addition, you will be self-sufficient, able to work independently as well as part of a close team. You will be working within a company with happy, well-motivated colleagues, who are highly valued.

START DATE: ASAP

To APPLY: Please forward a current CV with the job reference number and a cover letter