Graduate opportunity - Trainee Packaging Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1167522206-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Adecco
  • Location: Kendal, Cumbria
  • Apprentice Pay: £22,500
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Manufacturing, PR & Communications, Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

We are recruiting for a Graduate to work for our client based in Kendal for a Trainee Packaging Technician. You will assist with the creation, design and successful implementation of new artwork and packaging formats for our award-winning client based in Kendal. This could be a great opportunity for a graduate with a keen eye for detail to build on their experience.

This is a full time role based at their headquarters in Kendal. Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm.

What you'll be doing:

  • Assist the Packaging Development Technician with all aspects of Packaging development hence ensuring coordination of factory trials, creation of packaging specifications for the factory, & support to the team for product launches.
  • Assist with external environmental sustainability factors affecting the packaging agenda in recommendations which will help the business to stay on track with peer group across the market.
  • Assist in the research for new packing design and technologies.
  • Assist with developing partnership with equipment and packing materials suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Be prepared to attend relevant Packaging and Sustainability Trade shows & relevant Expert events to stay ahead of the challenges facing the industry and planet.

What you'll need:

  • 1 - 2 year's experience in general business administration is essential
  • Previous experience in packaging co-ordination is an advantage
  • Good communications skills, written, verbal and in-person
  • Organisation and planning with great attention to detail
  • A strong sense of responsibility, curiosity and a proactive attitude
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Please contact Pip Gray on (phone number removed) for more information.

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