Packaging Technologist

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I have a new opportunity for a Packaging Compliance Technologist to join a major FMCG company based on the Slough Trading Estate. The purpose of this job is to carry out packaging risk assessments to ensure that all packaging meets the required quality, product safety and regulatory requirements across the supply chain.

£36,000 salary

18 month contract

ASAP start

Full time

The Role:

  • Accountable for the delivery of completed Packaging Risk Assessments covering all portfolio primary packaging, (Flexibles, Rigids, Paper etc.) completed to a high standard in a timely manner.

  • The Packaging Compliance Technologist will provide support for Packaging Risk assessments with responsibility for relevant standards implementation, verification and reporting.

  • Primary Interface with suppliers for the completion of packaging risk assessments.

  • To understand procedural control measures in relation to the Packaging Quality Management process.

  • Responsible for tracking Packaging Risk Assessment progress and to report progress to the line manager.

  • Drive continuous improvement in compliance and efficiency with relevant processes.

  • Proactively support all Pack team members, act as a back-up as required and support high performing collaboration in order to achieve the agreed targets.

  • Be a visible leader in quality and food safety compliance.

  • Build knowledge and expertise in the area of Packaging compliance and risk assessments and champion this expertise within the team supporting team members acting as the subject expert.


  • Quality mindset: drive for our first principle: "Quality"

  • Packaging compliance and Interest in Packaging

  • Some experience in a Food Manufacturing environment working in Quality, Food Safety, Engineering or Product/Process development is preferred

  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance & Hygiene programs such as HACCP/ISO 22000

  • Experience with internal & external audits is desirable

  • Experience with standards implementation Is desirable

  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of software applications.

  • Good project management experience (across quality, efficiency and growth projects) with the ability to motivate and work with a technical team

  • Strong communication and attention to detail

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