Packaging Technologist

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1372403

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Packaging Technologist based in Craigavon.

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. With a turnover of £1.5 billion the company employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.  Moy Park is part of Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the world’s leading chicken producers.

As the company continues its growth momentum, we wish to recruit for the following position(s):


Job ref no: HQ/APT/000697

Reporting to the Senior Packaging Technologist, you will be responsible for the design, development and trialling of packaging materials to meet business and customer requirements across NI sites. This role will involve working closely with production and suppliers to deliver solutions to packaging related issues or problems, addressing any quality/technical issues presented by the packaging to the suppliers.

You will be responsible for the designing and developing of packaging solutions across a wide range of fresh and frozen products development of packaging solutions and/or materials to meet customer and factory requirements. You will ensure that all packaging is “fit for purpose” while maximising efficiencies within the production environment. The role will involve presenting “new” packaging formats and technology to support innovation within the premier provider plan, develop and maintain a transparent database on company packaging processes, types, and specifications.

The successful candidate will have experience working within the packaging or food industry with demonstrable knowledge of packaging and packing processes along with experience in product/process research, development & design. Computer literacy skills along with excellent written and oral communication skills are essential qualities. A full & clean driving licence is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing and leading company which provides opportunities for collaborative team-based working, learning, development and career advancement together with attractive, competitive and comprehensive remuneration packages.

For more information and to apply online please click the APPLY NOW button below to visit our website.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 19th November 2018

Moy Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer