Government Vacancies -Product Technologist- Packaging-Government jobs in Kuils River

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Introduction

Retail giant has an exciting position available for a Product Technologist (Packaging)

Duties & Responsibilities

• To accurately assess packaging products against company standards and specifications in accordance with the critical path to ensure consistent compliance across all departments and suppliers

 

• To maintain, communicate and issue standards and product specifications

 

• To review and provide insights regarding necessary product specification adjustments in accordance with Company strategy

 

• To amend existing packaging design/artwork in accordance with company standards

 

 

Skills Required:

 

 

• Excellent command of the English language, verbally and in writing

 

• Sound problem-solving and decision-making skills

 

• The ability to communicate business expectations effectively to suppliers and technical information to non-technical audiences

 

• Effectively represent the company to external customers, suppliers and stakeholders

 

• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

 

• Sound planning, organising & time management skills

 

• Good networking, interpersonal and relationship-building skills

 

• Good conflict management skills

 

• The ability to:

 

o Be assertive

 

o Be creative and innovative

 

o Be resourceful

 

o Work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

 

o Be self-motivated

 

o Work independently, as well as be a team player

 

 

Desired Experience & Qualification

Knowledge, Skills and Experience            

Job-related knowledge required:

 

Essential:

 

• Relevant legislation (e.g. Country of Origin Labelling Act)

 

• Knowledge of SABS standards (area specific)

 

• Packaging supplier base knowledge (capabilities and areas of specialisation)

 

 

Preferred:

 

• Business critical path – buying cycle

 

• Business processes (S.O.P.’s)

 

• Departmental (Product technology) processes and standards

 

• Product Technology objectives and strategies

Experience required:

 

Essential:

 

• Experience in Graphic Design within a packaging design/ technology/ manufacturing environment with exposure to a broad range of substrates and printing techniques.

 

 

Preferred:

 

• Retail experience in packaging

 

• Experience working with packaging suppliers to assess the technical ability and quality of the service offered by the packaging supplier

 

• Experience in packaging branding, development, and production expertise

 

• Exposure to packaging disciplines

 

• Exposure to printing and finishing processes and techniques

 

• Exposure to specialised packaging manufacturing solutions

 

• Experience in product manufacturing, for sustainable certification and others

 

• Exposure and/or experience in quality auditing of printed substrate

 

• Exposure to general retail practises/processes

 

Qualifications    

Essential:

 

• Grade 12 Certificate/Matric

 

Preferred:

 

• Diploma in Textile Technology OR

 

• Bachelor Degree in Consumer Science (with specialisation in Clothing Management), OR

 

• Certificate in Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator + Photoshop or Corel Draw

 

• Diploma in Packaging Technology from the Institute of Packaging South Africa

 

 

Interested?

Please send your CV to salomi@nrecruiters.co.za

 

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