2 May
Customer Facing Packaging Designer, Bespoke Solutions – Midlands
East Midlands, Region

Innovative Bespoke Packaging Solutions provider seeks to capitalise on their significant growth, with the appointment of a talented and ambitious Packaging Technologist / Structural Packaging Designer, who possesses the intellect and dynamism to drive an increased Technical Design Services presence in their high profile Client relationships.

Based in the Midlands with genuine National presence, they seek a talented and dynamic individual with the ability to genuinely leverage existing relationships through delivering innovation and business results. You will be talented and ambitious and will take responsibility for working directly with the Client Development team in the evolution of a number of high profile existing Client Accounts.

In an increasingly commoditised market, this Business has invested and enhanced it’s ingenuity, capability and therefore service desirability, through global outsourcing partnerships, through innovative material solutions and most critically though an intelligent, client centric partnered approach in the development of products, services and outstanding Client satisfaction and they now seek an outstanding ‘Technical Value Engineer’ to enhance their expanding technical services team.

Your main responsibility will be to support the existing Sales operation by designing and creating innovative packaging solutions for an impressive and diverse portfolio of Clients.  Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, you will work with Artios Cad design software and alongside your internal design and innovation responsibility, you will frequently accompany the senior Sales team members on customer site visits.  You will be responsible for visualising and generating enhanced product impact and process flow cost savings through packaging innovation and be able to provide the related technical reports to a diversity of key Client stakeholders, including Marketing, Finance, Manufacturing and Logistics.

Other aspects of the role include;

·  Continually review market place and industry, communicating changes and opportunities within the company and their customer market place.

·  Formulation and implementation of strategy

·  New product development, planning and management

·  Working closely with both existing and potential customers to gain a full understanding of their businesses and the implications and effect of the packaging materials used.

·  To plan and prioritize activities focused on achieving business and area goals

·  Communicate, liaise and negotiate internally and externally to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships

·  Work closely with strategic suppliers

You will have experience of working with Artios CAD or similar software and have a proven track record of creating and driving enhanced product and financial efficiency to customers – either directly through the redesign of product, or indirectly by improving line speeds and efficiencies.  Ideally you will have experience of working for a conventional corrugated packaging manufacturer and can demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge.  You are innovative with great attention to detail and have a natural creative flair, always receptive to new concepts and constantly seeking to broaden your knowledge of packaging.

You will be accustomed to working under your own initiative, yet a natural team player with a desire to join a culturally strong and professional organisation who will seek to develop you further throughout your long term career. You will thrive on challenge, be passionate and enthusiastic in your approach and have an ability to communicate at a diverse level of responsibility. This position is considered a key appointment, where an absolute ability to prioritise work and deliver against deadlines is considered essential.

In return you will be offered an attractive package with an array of Company benefits, plus the professional opportunity to contribute enormously to the shape and definition of this organisations continued presence and market growth.

Key Skills.
  • Packaging
  • Bespoke Packaging
  • Corrugated
  • eCommerce
  • Technologist
  • CAD
  • 3PL

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