Packaging and Process Technologist

Role Title: Packaging and Process Technologist                                         

Reference Number: KC11528

Location: Longford

Perm/Contract: Permanent

Next Generation are recruiting an experienced Packaging and Process Technologist for a food establishment. This company is one of Europe’s largest private label food producers within the Midlands. You will play a vital part in the packaging specifications process and the overall quality of the production of the food product.


  • Strengthen manufacturing process controls to ensure right first time
  • Full control of packaging supply across the business, to include being responsible for packaging specifications, non conformances with suppliers and packaging risk assements
  • Develop and implement operationsal SOP's in line with other departments to include Quality, Production and Engineering
  • Trouble-shoot processes effectively
  • Develop appropriate solutions, and implement process improvements
  • Carry out process development work
  • Present and report data in a structured and competent manner 
  • Log and report downtime and any quality issues
  • Attend weekly production meetings to report/highlight downtime &  issues
  • Support with packaging trials and assessments of suitability for the product and process
  • Review of suppliers and reporting on non-conformances
  • General food safety and awareness


  • Microbiology or Food Science Degree
  • 3+ years’ manufacturing experience
  • BRC experience
  • Previous Packaging experience in a similar role within the Food, Pharma or Medical Devices Industries 

The Next Step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Kate Curran from Next Generation Recruitment at [email protected] or alternatively call 016629120. All applications will be considered and responded to in full. Applications are in strict confidence

Next Generation emphatically stresses, that as an organisation, will not forward your CV or any other personal details to any 3rd parties without your full prior approval

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