Packaging Administrator

Posted 29/05/2024 by Concept Technical

Wednesbury, Sandwell
£28,000 - £30,000/annum free onsite parking, 25 days holida

Position: Packaging Administrator

Type: Permanent

Location: Wednesbury

Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 am – 17:00 pm with half-hour lunch break

Company Overview:

We are working in partnership with a leading food manufacturing company who are based in Wednesbury, experiencing an exciting phase of growth. We are seeking a detail-oriented Packaging Administrator to join their dynamic team.

Job Description:

  • Manage all packaging design projects efficiently, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders such as sales account managers, commercial management, technical teams, designers, and manufacturers.
  • Proofread, approve, and accurately file packaging artwork files, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, barcodes, ingredient descriptions, and artwork specifications.
  • Communicate project status updates effectively in weekly project management meetings and New Product Development (NPD) meetings.
  • Collaborate with printers and packaging manufacturers to understand print processes, ensuring optimal print outcomes and timely delivery to the company.
  • Receive and inspect samples, verifying alignment with design specifications before sign-off.
  • Perform visual inspections of physical packaging for print quality and colour accuracy.
  • Maintain the company image library on the shared drive and share artwork images internally upon request from Marketing or management.
  • Dispatch sample packages as needed.
  • Coordinate with Brandbank to update and file images accurately.
  • Issue barcodes for new artwork and conduct methodical barcode checks to ensure scanning accuracy.
  • Perform barcode checks on items received for the first time.


  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a food business.
  • Proficiency in packaging processes, including interaction with design houses, artwork management, and barcoding.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and prioritize tasks methodically and conscientiously.
  • Proficient in using systems such as SAP, Access, and Excel.
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly in email correspondence.
  • Note: Additional administrative tasks may be assigned by management as needed.

Company Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days statutory.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Opportunities for career progression.
  • Company EAP program

This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to a growing company and make a significant impact in the packaging department. If you meet the requirements and are ready to take on this challenge, we encourage you to apply.

Concept Resources are an equal opportunities employer.

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