Packaging/Specification technologist

  • Location
    Batley, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 165.38 - £ 166.38 / Daily
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    FMCG
  • External Reference
    1676
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics

Amazing opportunity to join our manufacturing client in Birstall. Working with the global deployment team and be the European regional lead/functional expert to support full system implementation including; project management, data migration, running user acceptance tests, testing functionality in a test environment, identifying and requesting system improvements and providing training and support to all end users until the system is fully adopted, ensuring that all regional requirements are met and a sustainable solution is achieved.



This role is responsible to ensure the on-time delivery of the project to the agreed scope. This will require; communication and management of project delivery working with regional and global stakeholders, ensuring that the regional data is meeting the new global requirements and responsible for full system implementation including change management, business process alignment, system testing and end user training.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Project management:



  • Facilitate and participate in regular project meetings with wider deployment team and stakeholders to report progress on deliverable, time lines, issues and any potential risks to deployment

  • Support with resolving, managing or mitigating any potential risks

  • Engagement and regular communication with key stakeholders to assess and enable effective change management (relating to system and business process)



Support data collection and migration with R&D technical:



  • Follow up with stakeholders to review and validate all necessary data; identify data sources, execute data mapping and highlight any data gaps (missing data, different format, different systems etc)

  • Gather all relevant data and support Data Services Team to validate and migrate data to standardised global system



System implementation:



  • Align regional business processes with standard global business processes (specification creation, approval, changes etc)

  • Ensure any specific regional business requirements are met with use of standard global business system template, identify improvements or updates to the template if necessary

  • Run user acceptance tests, support to resolve issues and identify opportunities for system and/or business process improvements

  • Develop regional training material and provide training to end users

  • Provide end user support and guidance until full adoption, resolving any unforeseen issues and proactively recommends systems improvements after go live


QUALIFICATIONS



  • University Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or IT

  • R&D background with experience in packaging development technologist/scientist role or similar and use of packaging specification and quality systems

  • Experience of implementing new systems including running user acceptance tests, support and training and identifying opportunities for improvements. Experience using Oracle would be highly advantageous

  • Experience of project management and completing activities to a tight deadline

  • Experience of remote working within regional and global teams is essential











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