Packaging Assistant

Posted 1 month ago

A leading Fresh Produce player are looking for a Packaging Assistant for their innovative Packaging team. The role will be based in their head office in Kent. 

Key Performance Areas

  • Deliver Packaging Artwork FTP dates on time.
  • Ensure Shop front web and Packaging Extranet is up to date.
  • Assist in Packaging projects which will remove cost from the business.

Principal Accountabilities 

  • Coordinate Artwork to printers including cutter guide submission and briefing forms.
  • Reconcile invoices against Artworks and prepare for payment within agreed deadlines
  • Rationalise, where possible, packaging substrates/types within the business.
  • Provide forecasting information to suppliers in preparation for annual packaging needs
  • Develop and maintain a transparent Database on company Packaging processes, types and specifications.
  • Co-ordinate Packaging trials for Head of Packaging.
  • Reporting on Packaging Projects.
  • Assist in Environmental reporting.
  • To complete sample requests from the wider business.
  • Any other reasonable duties as may be required to fulfil the needs of the role.

Person Specifications

  • It would be advantageous if you have had experience in a Packaging (or similar) position, ideally in a FMCG Company 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The ability to react to issues and troubleshoot problems.
  •  Focused and the ability to multitask while meeting deadlines.
  •  A logical thinker with analytical skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Commercial Awareness.
  • Exposure to Food factory environment.
  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with
    solutions to their challenges
  • Creativity

You will report to the Head of Packaging

Please call Frank or Georgie to discuss the position on 01273 720599 or send over a CV to and someone will give you a call back ASAP

Job Features

TypeFull Time
Job NumberF15

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