Seprod – PACKAGING SPECIALIST ASSISTANT

SEPROD

THE ROLE

To support the execution of Packaging related projects and initiatives at factory level in line with corporate packaging policies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. Support the execution of Packaging projects & trials at Factory level with focus on line performance, cost efficiency, on time delivery and product quality.
  2. Provide packaging input within the new product development process by proposing and evaluating best packaging alternatives for new products and improvements to existing products.
  3. Support shelf-life, storage handling, laboratory and transport tests for validation of new packaging and changes in specifications in collaboration with QA.
  4. Conduct value analysis; identify and recommend cost reduction and, source optimisation opportunities.
  5. Initiate (or participate in) DMAIC projects and Muda hunting exercises.
  6. Implement packaging related quality and compliance procedures. 
  7. Assist Factory QA to review packaging related on-line/off-line controls – to implement packaging monitoring plans. 
  8. Participate in supplier audits.
  9. Analyze consumer complaints related to packaging, propose & implement corrective actions.
  10. Develop & implement material packaging specifications.
  11. Support  Procurement in the selection, assessment and development of new suppliers/converters. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. Diploma in Packaging Technology, Material Science, Chemistry or Physics.
  2. Problem solving approach.
  3. Certificate in Project Management.
  4. Experience in supplier & converter auditing
  5. Experience in packaging development and packing operation would be an asset.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  1. Basic knowledge in Packaging Safety, Quality and Compliance.
  2. Basic knowledge in production planning.
  3. Good understanding of NPD process.
  4. Good understanding of CE methodologies in particular TPM & LEAN.
  5. Basic understanding of quality ( HACCP ), engineering and manufacturing systems as well as supply chain and HR processes.

Application together with detailed résumé should be submitted by Friday, December 4, 2020 tohr@seprod.comWe thank all interested applicants. However, onlyshort-listed candidates will be contacted.

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