Packaging technologist / packaging designer
North East

Kite Packaging is bringing its expertise to the North East and opening a new RDC.

We are seeking a Packaging Technologist to join this team and work closely with both and customers, to deliver an exceptional service experience. The role will involve site visits to understand the total packaging costs to our customers and deliver cost down opportunities and design assistance on new projects. The ideal candidate would have experience in either CAD design, corrugated design or the automotive & aerospace sectors.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Generating new packaging designs in response to customer briefs
  • Help develop new business in conjunction with the external sales team by offering alternative packaging to improve costs, reduce damages and speed up packing operations
  • Work in conjunction with the purchasing team to ensure the correct manufacturing partners are used
  • Keeping up to date with our new product development teams and technological innovations in our supply chain
  • Work with all Kites’ North East customers to ensure Kite delivers VAVE
  • Pack testing and trialling solutions to ensure benefits are delivered
  • Report on all projects at the RDC Sales Meeting
  • Meet RDC KPIs to drive best practise
  • You will have an individual new business target

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and bonus package
  • Company car or car scheme
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder
  • Health cash plan
  • Laptop and Mobile

General information:

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Working Hours: Full-time

Please send your CV with an introductory letter to, Eleanor Gray Regional Manager: