Packaging Coordinator / Assistant

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
Great + 25 days holiday, health insurance, pension
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
NR/G.PA
Contact
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Packaging Coordinator / Assistant

If you are experienced in the world of packaging in an FMCG business and would like to work for a company who are leaders in their industry, please do get in touch.

Based in a scenic area of Maidstone an established business of over 40 years are seeking a professional to join their team. As well as working for a reputable business and gaining a competitive salary, you will also have an array of benefits including company pension, excellent holiday allowance, life insurance, medical and dental cover.


Duties
*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
*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.

Requirements
*Experience working within an FMCG business
*Prior experience working in a packaging co-ordination position
*Good at managing relationships with clients, suppliers, internal stakeholders and 3rd party agents
*Commercially astute
*Good at multi-tasking and prioritising
*Keen eye for detail
*Used to working to strict deadlines
*Basic knowledge of CMS would be very beneficial
*Due to location a driver would be preferred

This role is a full-time permanent position. Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm

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