Packaging Compliance Officer

Purpose of the role

The purpose of this job is to ensure that all packaging meets the required quality, product safety and regulatory requirements across the supply chain.

Duties

  • Build knowledge and expertise  in the area of packaging compliance and risk assessments
  • Sourcing and purchasing the most efficient packaging for the company and the customer. Primary interface with suppliers.
  • Drive continuous improvement in compliance and efficiency with relevant processes.
  • Considering environment & sustainability when ordering from customers (FSC, PCR)
  • Packaging development & maintenance of packing specifications for weight/gauge, recycled content, country of origin etc.
  • Monitoring stock levels closely
  • Accessing  Customer spec portals
  • Be part of an artwork approval team.
  • Resonsible  for new product introduction, ensuring all artwork and content meets all legislation.
  • Maintaining product specifications, negotiating packaging deals.

Requirements

  • Previous experience  of packaging compliance and purchasing
  • Some experience in a food manufacturing environment, working in Quality, Food Safety, Engineering or Product/Process development is preferred  
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance & Hygiene programs such as HACCP
  • Experience with internal & external audits is desirable
  • Experience with standards implementation is desirable
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of software applications.
  • Good project management experience (across quality, efficiency and growth projects) with the ability to motivate and work with a technical team
  • Strong communication and attention to detail

What’s in it for you-

  • Salary £30-£32k per annum
  • Permanent role

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